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The Most Talked About Player in the NFL Offseason – Michael Sam

Michael Sam hasn’t played one snap in the National Football League, yet he is already creating more headlines than most college players hoping to be drafted next month. Sam, a standout college player from the University of Missouri, became the first openly gay player that will eventually be in the NFL. Of all social issues,…

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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….

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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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Forbes 30 under 30 – Interview with Alex Kline – Founder of The Recruit Scoop

I had the chance to interview Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient Alex Kline, the Founder of The Recruit Scoop. Alex is a 19-year old student at Syracuse University who works double as a student and College Basketball Recruiting Analyst. At age 15 Alex founded The Recruit Scoop, an exposure platform giving high school basketball players exposure to college…

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Super Bowl History: Iconic NFL Championship Moments & Memories

Who amongst us doesn’t enjoy a thrilling Championship battle? Those moments in time captivate and entertain us and they can also add a few bucks to our wallets. That is never more prevalent than when the Vince Lombardi Trophy is on the line – the excitement level always ramps up exponentially on Super Bowl Sunday….

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Martin Luther King And Sports: Remembering A Legacy

Monday, January 20th marks the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 85th birthday.  A federal holiday, MLK is recognized nationwide for his leadership and achievement during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. While Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was not an athlete, he was inspired by sports and, in turn, inspired marquis events…

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Rugby Changed The World Thanks To Nelson Mandela

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they can understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in…

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The Essential Guide To Watching Football On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day of wild amounts of food, crazy family members, afternoon food-naps and the unpacking of seasonal decorations. But one thing brings everything together nicely – seemingly wrapping turkey-day in a big bow – NFL football. However football, like food, doesn’t just come served on a silver platter without the prep-work. It is…

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Jason Collins Breaks the Silence

Good for Jason Collins. It’s not easy to do what the man just did, taking a personal decision and deciding to go very public with his sexuality. Hopefully his announcement will convince others to follow suit, while promoting tolerance amongst male athletes in the ‘Big 4’ sports here in the United States. Unfortunately, this isn’t…

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Who Will Be The Next Sports Executives Association LIVE Q&A Co-Host?

Are you pursuing a career in sports media, broadcasting or journalism? Do you dream of becoming the next on-air talent like Tracy Wolfson interviewing college football coaches on CBS? Or maybe you want to be Jim Nantz and Verne Lundquist calling NCAA Tournaments games? Or how about Craig Sager strolling NBA sidelines interviewing the likes of…

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What Will a Victory at the Masters Mean for Rory McIlroy?

Last year was perhaps the best of Rory McIlroy’s career. Coming off of his first major win at the 2011 US Open, he followed it up in 2012 by with a USPGA title. He was then a key part of one of the most remarkable sporting comebacks in history, when Europe fought back from down…

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The Top Ten Colleges for Serious Sports Fans

Going to college? Serious sports fans will not only be looking at the academic credentials of their preferred colleges, but also at the opportunity to pursue their love of sports in their leisure time. Let’s take a look at the best colleges for serious sports fans. All of the ten colleges highlighted will not only…

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