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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…

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Skittles and Beast Mode Partnering Up

Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch is in the headlines for much more than his Media Day interview with Deion Sanders (see below). Skittles announced Tuesday that they have officially agreed to an endorsement deal with Lynch. Accordingly, the prominent candy brand introduced a limited edition “Seattle Mix” to their product line. These bags will…

4 Famous Ethics Violations in Past Olympic Games

When the world’s best athletes convene every four years to celebrate the majesty and pageantry that is the Olympic Games, organizers hope that the world focuses on the spotlight of sport, not the shadow of scandal. Unfortunately, despite the best intentions of Olympics’ officials and organizers, breaches in sports ethics ranging from players cheating to…

Richard Sherman Captivates America in NFC Championship

All it took was a 30-second interview for Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to become the most talked about person in America. The Stanford graduate made an exceptional play on Colin Kaepernick’s last second heave to the end zone in Sunday’s NFC Championship. Initially it appeared that Texas Tech standout Michael Crabtree would come down…

Wearable Technology Changing The Sports Landscape

Wearable technology is becoming the latest fad, especially after the launch of smartwatches, various exercise monitors and the unveiling of Google Glass. Below is a look at a few of those technologies and how they are being used to impact the way sports are played and trained for, as well as how they are used…

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…

FIFA Renews Major World Cup Sponsors

Recently Visa, one of the six current FIFA partners, extended its World Cup Sponsorship until 2022. The new contract with Visa will cover the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the tournament four years later in Qatar. Visa, which is also an Olympic sponsor, now has marketing rights relating to the two largest sports events…

NFL Concussions Settlement Halted

On August 29, 2013, the National Football League and more than 4,500 retired football players agreed to settle the NFL concussions lawsuit that former players filed against the NFL back in July of 2011. The former NFL players alleged that the league failed to conceal the risks created by concussive and sub-concussive head injuries. The retired…

The 3 Best NBA Prospects On The Kansas Jayhawks

As is the case with most college basketball teams early on this season, the Kansas Jayhawks have certainly had its ups and downs. There is a reason the Jayhawks were ranked so high in the preseason, though, and a reason most of the experts still believe Kansas will be contenders come March. That reason is…