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Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn Confirm Dating Rumors

Two of the world’s top athletes have become the latest power couple in sports as Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn announced on Monday that they’re dating. Woods and Vonn both posted photos together on their Facebook pages, confirming they were together. The posts included photos of the new couple together. “I guess it wasn’t a…

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Top 5 List of Sports Marketing Events You Must Attend

Every sports marketer is looking for something to give them that piece of knowledge or insight that is going to take them to the next level. Sports marketing professionals are obligated to take advantage of every opportunity they can in hopes of obtaining an edge that could set them apart from the competition. Attending sports…

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Golf as a Networking Tool

Golf as a Networking Tool Strengths in Playing Golf Everybody knows that it’s not what you know, but whom. Creating, maintaining and growing networks of business contacts however are difficult and time-consuming tasks, and unfortunately there is no silver bullet, no quick and easy answer. There are however, useful and practical tools for accomplishing this…

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MSBA Program Offers Invaluable Experience For Aspiring Sports Business Professionals

If you are a student or young professional looking for a competitive advantage to help you land your dream job in sports, then you need to do yourself a favor and check out the Manhattan Sports Business Academy (MSBA). Our CEO, Lewis Howes, was a guest speaker last summer and saw first hand the valuable…

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3 Sports Networking Events To Attend In 2013

Looking to break into the sports industry? Well, sports conferences and networking events are a great way to meet and learn from fellow aspiring sports professionals and seasoned sports professionals. Not to mention, they will help you stay on top of the latest industry trends. They also help improve your self-confidence and self-esteem when interacting…

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Rising Stars In #Sportsbiz In 2013

We asked you to tell us on Facebook who you thought was destined for greatness in the Business of Sports heading into 2013. 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 the…

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How to Build a Personal Brand as a College Student

I know, I know. You’ve heard it before. If you’re a regular Sports Networker reader—and I hope you are if you’re passionate about working in sports—you’ve certainly been convinced of the power of personal branding. If you’re a college student (like me), you might still be figuring out what your personal brand looks like, and I’m…

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3 Ways Volunteering Can Help Launch Your Sports Career

Sports employers regard volunteering as a viable way to gain sports industry experience. So if you don’t have any experience, by all means, volunteer! It’s by far the quickest and easiest way to gain sports business experience. Volunteering shows proof that you’re a go-getter and that you’re willing to do whatever it takes to launch your…

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Meet Lucas Biebelberg – Rising Star In #Sportsbiz

Meet Lucas Biebelberg. Lucas is a regular contributor on SportsNetworker.com where he interviews top sports executives in an effort to help others learn from their experience. He has also been able to benefit from the experience by expanding his own network and building relationships with some of the most powerful executives in sports. Lucas is…

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The Importance of Mentoring In Your Sports Career

As you may know, networking is a key part of entering the professional sports industry. The connections you make at internships, at sports career fairs or with your classmates and professors in college could help you get the sports job you’ve always dreamed of. However, sometimes, you may need a little extra help refining your…

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5 Quick Tips to Help You Overcome the Frustration of Breaking Into Sports

If you’re still trying to land that elusive first job in sports, there’s no doubt you’re feeling some level of frustration. I get lots of emails that express that frustration such as, “I don’t even know where to begin!” Or, “I got an internship, but can’t find a full-time job!” Or, “It doesn’t seem like…

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3 Keys to Making “Meaningful Connections” at Live Sports Networking Events

If your goal is to work in the sports business industry, make sure “Live Networking” is part of your career-launching strategy. Not sure what that means? Live Networking includes networking in-person at trade shows, conferences, seminars and workshops. Jobs don’t appear out of thin air. You have to network! 3 Keys to Meaningful Connections: #1: Your…

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