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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…

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SHOW ME THE MONEY! Being a Sports Super Agent

As one of our Featured Columnists, Hakeem Onafowokan, has pointed out – becoming a sports agent is only one of the many jobs you can have with a law degree. That said, it is the most thought of thanks to the glitz, the glamour and Jerry Maguire. But how do you become the next Scott…

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Talent Agencies Combine Forces

IMG Worldwide was purchased today by William Morris Endeavor and Silver Lake Partners for $2.3 billion. The purchase of the talent representation and sports marketing company will shift the balance of power among major players in the business of sports. WME Solidifies Market Strength With IMG purchase WME is the product of a merger between…

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Have Sports Analytics Reached Tipping Point?

In the off-season, the NBA’s Toronto Raptors installed a sophisticated six-camera motion tracking system that creates a steady stream of player data. This week, the very same Raptors traded Rudy Gay, who was openly critical of sports analytics. Coincidence? Most likely. However, it serves as a reminder to sports business and sponsorship professionals that a new era has officially “tipped…

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Bowl Games: Swag Bags And Recliners Highlight Bowl Season

Alas, it’s the season many college fans have been waiting for:  College Football Bowl Season.  And tis’ the season to give, right? In what has become a tradition, official “swag bag” lists for each bowl game have been released. In case you are wondering, those who participate in bowl games around the country are awarded…

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Molson Coors To Sell Share In Colorado Rockies

Molson Coors has been an equity owner of the Colorado Rockies for 22 years.  The beer company has had a vested interest in the team since becoming an expansion squad in 1991. The Molson Coors company owns a 14.5 percent share in the Rockies. SportsBusiness Journal is now reporting that Coors is ready to sell its…

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4 Facts in NBA Contracts You May Not Have Known

The NBA, like other professional sports, has a uniformed player contract for each player in the NBA. These contracts may be altered with approval of the NBPA. Below are some new or interesting provisions within a NBA contracts that caught my attention. 4 Facts in NBA Contracts You May Not Have Known Section 5: Conduct,…

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Orlando City Soccer Club Will Move To MLS

Coming fresh off the news that David Beckham (and perhaps Lebron James) are looking to bring an MLS team to Miami, Orlando City Soccer Club has been awarded the expansion status. This isn’t to say Beckham and company won’t be granted a team in Miami, it just means they will have an in-state rival waiting…

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NBA Looks To Settle Remnants Of ABA Deal

Lately, it seems there has been a lot of talk about the NBA and its media deals. That train is not about to stop. With the NBA losing a bit of money to make fans happy by allowing local games to be streamed over the internet, they may be looking get some of that revenue back….

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Hazing vs. Harassment: Legal Options In The Jonathan Martin Situation

For just over the last week, the circus that has become the Miami Dolphins has been on a crazy roller coaster ride. Facts of the situation have been unclear. And to this day, the facts of this situation are still unclear, as different information is becoming available everyday. However, there is a current timeline that…

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Teamwork – Leveraging Your Individual Skills to Win As A Group

Hello, hello! I am so excited to tell you I am a new author at SportsNetworker.com. Every 2 weeks I will share what I have learned over 10 years’ experience at leading positions on the sports industry, and also through my experience as an amateur athlete, addicted to several sports. Let’s talk about teamwork today….

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Atlanta Falcons Acquire Approval For New Stadium Design And Budget

Recent reports have surfaced to announce the Atlanta Falcons have had the design and budget approved for a new stadium.  The teams spent their first 26 seasons at the Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. In 1992, Atlanta moved to the Georgia Dome and has been there ever since. The team’s lease at the Georgia Dome expires in 2020,…

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