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@stephyoungmc Nonsense. Sorry.
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@jenwielgus Currently reading All The Pieces Matter. Fantastic
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@staceystorey Big fan of not starting a petition just because something happens the way you don’t want it to
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@Drraskob86 So says @AStumpo11
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The man has gone too far twitter.com/LeifSkodnick/s…
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RT @awhalefact: whales know nothing about the human female body, which is one of the reasons they don’t make laws about it
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Twitter algorithm broke yo https://t.co/jLVoxLEJwM
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@billdifilippo bay-beh bay-beh
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But Philadelphia fans are the worst twitter.com/ringer/status/…
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Jerry Maguire

  Between Entourage, Jerry Maguire, and a whole host of glamorous media portrayals of sports agents it’s no wonder that interest in the career has spiked. They’re often portrayed as macho, masterful negotiators, shouting into their cell phones while driving to their palatial home in a custom Mercedes; all this while rubbing elbows with star…

Jobs In Sports Management

It takes much more than star athletes to make a sports franchise successful. Behind every win on the field, there’s a team of skilled sports management professionals keeping the organization’s basic operations moving, coordinating game day events, promoting ticket sales, supporting athletes, and filling a wide variety of other critical roles. It’s no surprise that…

sporting events

2016 will showcase a range of highly anticipated sporting events all around the world. We’re sure you’d like to plan around these events, and as far in advance as possible. From cycling to the Olympics, it’s going to be an action-packed year in the sports industry. The Most Anticipated Sporting Events in 2016 That said,…

The first Super Bowl game ever was broadcast on public television in 1967, with the Kansas City Chiefs and the Green Bay Packers going head-to-head. Back then, a thirty-second ad slot cost $37,500. This year, the same amount of time on CBS was a 5 million dollar deal. There are many components to sending the…

Many times, coaching athletes involves looking at them from a sports psychology perspective. Enhancing even the best player’s physical performance is only part of the end goal. Coaches should strive to support their athletes mentally and emotionally, all while preparing themselves to deal with the psychological challenges of being a coach. Below, we’ve compiled a…

With instant updates, live streaming video, and social media the world of sport management has become increasingly digital. A public relations professional is charged with maintaining the client’s image while carefully mitigating and managing any negative press. So When does it become necessary to use damage control? Here are some of the top PR challenges…

concussions in the NFL

It’s hard to understand how some 500 players have suffered concussions in the NFL in just the last few years without it having athlete safety become a more important topic in our society. The recent film Concussion, featuring Will Smith, has brought the issue of sports-related traumatic brain injuries back to center stage in the mainstream media….

In this day and age different types of sports are coming up everywhere. This includes eSports, which combine the technology of 2015 with the competition of traditional sports. ESPN recently aired a broadcast of colleges competing against each other in “Heroes of the Storm,” which got a quality rating for its channel and time slot….

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When you think about it there are millions of people who each make sports great in their own way. Fans make up most of that population, but there are also players, trainers, reporters and announcers. Then there are the men and women who make up the foundation of our favorite franchises – coaches and management….

Everyone has a favorite sports bar or pub, and a great factor that influences our choice is the people you get to interact with there. What would sports bars be without fans to cheer with (or against) your favorite team? You think you could easily win any debate while the game is on. But you…

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Financial Planning and Pro Athletes: Players In Investment Trouble

On the topic of financial planning, American economist Paul Samuelson once said, “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” Of course, some athletes have no problems going to Vegas, and they take a lot more than $800 with them….

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Interview with Ronan Baynes – Corporate Sponsorship & New Business Development San Francisco Giants

In a recent interview with Ronan Baynes, the Corporate Sponsorship Sales Coordinator for the San Francisco Giants he discussed his background in the sports industry and how he got to his current role. Ronan previously worked with the Oakland Raiders as Manager of Corporate Partnerships and Client Services before recently accepting a new position with…

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Rising Stars In Sportsbiz In 2014

We asked you to tell us on Facebook who you thought was destined for greatness in the Business of Sports (Sportsbiz) heading into 2014. The responses we received varied from current students to young professionals currently working in sports. And, even though we know that this is not an exhaustive list, these are some of…

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How To Build An Unstoppable Sports Network With Instagram

In this day and age, it’s almost impossible to think of life without social networking sites. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be a huge help when trying to build an awesome sports network. A network that can help you land a job in sports. As of late, Instagram his implemented a video option…

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Download An NFL App To Enhance Your Watching Experience!

With the Ravens and Broncos set to kick off the NFL season tonight, fans across the country will be increasingly turning to an NFL app on their phones and tablets alike to supplement their viewing experience and get the most out of the inaugural game in America’s favorite season. Whether it’s for fantasy sports, score…

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GrabFan Sports iPhone App Combines Predicting And Fun

I am an avid sports fan – I think that’s fair to say considering the topic of this blog. One of the more unfortunate parts about being such a sports nut is I am a small part of the group who loyally forks over somewhere around $2 billion per year to Las Vegas thanks to…

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20 Must Follow Sports Twitter Accounts At Super Bowl 46

Last week Mashable put up their list of who you need to follow on Twitter during the Super Bowl. That list is very well done and is more than worth a read. It was so good, in fact, it gave us the idea to create our own list of must follow Sports Twitter accounts with…

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Sports Web site Fanlime.com Boasts Fan’s DNA

There are sports fans, and then there are sports fans. There is no better example than at the upcoming Super Bowl party you will attend. Every party has that relative or family friend that is interested in the social gathering; after a few mini hot dogs and a few too many drinks he’s asking why…

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Exclusive Opportunity To Work In Major League Soccer

The MLS National Sales Center is looking for applicants for its March sports sales program. The program selects 12 lucky people who have a passion for both selling and soccer. The program lasts up to four months in Blaine, Minnesota and is an exclusive opportunity to learn the environment and exposure of MLS ticket sales. Trainees accepted…

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The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job Contest From Xfinity

Any and all Sports Networker followers would be remiss if they don’t jump at this opportunity. Xfinity from Comcast is offering sports fan’s the “Ultimate Sports Social Media Job,” which gives fans the chance to represent the company and catch a behind-the-scenes look at the biggest sporting events of 2012. “Ultimate Sports Social Media Job”…

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Sports iPhone App Review: Kwarter Brings Fun With Social Rewards

Everyone loves rewards. From cash back on credit cards to gas rewards at supermarkets to coupons for spending a certain amount of money in retail, rewards programs are everywhere. People use them as incentives to shop somewhere and that’s what companies love in return. Piggybacking off of that idea, the iPhone app Kwarter has created a social rewards…

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