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Pain Killers, Athletes and Addiction

Ability is everything on the field, court, ice and pitch. If you can’t perform to the best of your physical abilities, someone will be ready to take your place. Your coaches and managers, who should be considered as mentors and borderline parental figures, won’t hesitate to replace you if your body is no longer able…

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Social Media Marketing Book Review – Resonate: Sports Marketing Strategies That Drive Results

Here at Sports Networker our goal will always be to support your goals of finding a job in sports. We probably use the term “dream job” too often, but I really do believe it is a dream to get paid to do something you love every day. Our mission is to make that dream a…

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Top Career Crushing Sports Injuries and What We Can Do to Stop Them

Injuries are part of playing sports, but sometimes we wonder if sports injuries have to be so devastating. Players bank on their health for a paycheck and, at the same time, they have to entertain demanding fans. If they don’t perform, they won’t be around for long. Some think that some sports, like football, need an…

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Athletes like this are a reason lacrosse is growing

Lacrosse Is The Fastest Growing Sport In America?

While almost every American is aware of the popularity of the NFL, NCAA, NBA, MLB and NHL; most would be stumped if asked which is the fastest growing team sport. If someone were to hazard a guess, they would most likely be wrong, because the fastest growing sport is none of these. It’s lacrosse. Fastest…

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Top 100 Sports Blogs

An infographic by the team at Rebates zone .

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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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