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The Sponsored Marathon Photo – an Emerging Model

The marathon photo has been around since running events became a popular leisure and recreational activity. Runners train months for a marathon – and  love to get their moments of achievement memorized in great photos during race day. For years the dominant business model driving the marathon photo was selling photos to athletes. This model…

The Art of Buying Sports Tickets

Over the past few years the art of buying sports tickets has changed. In the beginning, ticket buyers needed to purchase them directly from Ticketmaster or the team directly. If a game was sold out you could buy from a ticket broker, or scalper. As technology improved, a new form of buying sports tickets began…

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…

The Global Sports Symposium Comes to London

This summer an impactful, powerful new conference will be gracing our calendars – The Global Sports Symposium. The Global Sports Symposium, which is being presented by the same team behind the US-based Ivy Sports Symposium (Sports Symposium, Inc.), will bring together the leading decision-makers of the industry for a day of networking, discourse and learning….

Ivy Sports Symposium 2013 – My Experience

After a wet and chilly walk through Harvard Yard, I finally found Wasserstein Hall and the Ivy Sports Symposium. Thanks to winning a spot as a member of Sports Networker’s Sports Executives Association, I was able to attend the 8th annual Symposium, which was hosted by Harvard this year. It was this awesome Ivy League…

One Giant Leap for Womankind at the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics have been full of firsts, from pre-Games preparation through the latest events.  This year marks the first time since the 1980 summer Games that the Olympics have been held in Russia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.  The Olympic torch relay was itself the first of its kind….

College Athletes Attempt to Form a Union With The NLRB

In case you missed it, on January 28th current and former NCAA student-athletes filed a petition in Chicago with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in attempt to be recognized as employees of the NCAA and its institutions. ESPN’s Outside The Lines first reported that Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athlete Players Association (CAPA), filed…

Five Obtainable High Paying Sports Jobs

Most people’s primary reason for wanting to get involved in the sports industry is passion (an adjective that Kristi Dosh says is the most overused cover letters and resumes) and of course money. If you want to make a substantial amount of money doing a job you love take a look at the following list of these…

Madden NFL 25′s Super Bowl Prediction

If you’ve wondered how a video game can predict the outcome of a Super Bowl, you’re not alone. The Madden franchise has been remarkably accurate in its predictions. In eight of the ten years EA Sports has been running the simulation, the video game franchise has picked the correct winner, often times with a decent…

TBI In Sports: Highlights from the Brewer Sports/Amarantus C4CT Summit

Yesterday Brewer Sports International (BSI) and partner Amarantus Bioscience hosted the second annual Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT)  Concussion Awareness Summit at the United Nations in New York City. Part of Brewer Sports’s suite of Super Bowl week events, #C4CT brought together the brightest minds in medicine, business and sports to discuss the issues surrounding concussion and Traumatic Brain…