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Has Fantasy Sports Created a New Generation of Stats Junkies?

Fantasy sports is a simple game that started out decades ago, and slowly blossomed into a billion dollar off the books gambling industry that continues to gain popularity each year. Being a fantasy manager offers fans the unique opportunity to feel more important, make the big decisions they’ve always wanted to make and perhaps win…

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The Sponsored Marathon Photo – an Emerging Model

The marathon photo has been around since running events became a popular leisure and recreational activity. Runners train months for a marathon – and  love to get their moments of achievement memorized in great photos during race day. For years the dominant business model driving the marathon photo was selling photos to athletes. This model…

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The Art of Buying Sports Tickets

Over the past few years the art of buying sports tickets has changed. In the beginning, ticket buyers needed to purchase them directly from Ticketmaster or the team directly. If a game was sold out you could buy from a ticket broker, or scalper. As technology improved, a new form of buying sports tickets began…

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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…

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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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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…

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Make Your New Year’s Resolution A Reality With MapMyFitness

Just in time for the New Year, Under Armour acquired MapMyFitness, the fitness technology company fueling one of the world’s largest digital fitness communities. It’s quite fitting that the leader of innovation in sports performance would expand its reach into the digital fitness world, making it easier for athletes everywhere to achieve their fitness goals….

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Sports Ngin – FASTHockey Launch New Tech Platform

Sport Ngin and FASThockey.com have teamed up to launch a digital media platform for premier ice hockey leagues. The comprehensive and fully integrated platform will be called FASThockey 360°. The new video platform was created specifically to deliver live video streaming of premier ice hockey league play. The FASTHockey 360° platform was in development for…

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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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Under Armour Chases Nike With MapMyFitness Buyout

Sales of fitness devices, apps and services are expected reach $5 billion by 2016. It’s no wonder Under Armour will purchase MapMyFitness for $150 million. In a move that seems to combat Nike, Under Armour will make the move to acquire MapMyFitness, which is a popular workout application company.  Part of the intrigue behind the move is…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Max Wendkos, Founder – FrontOffice

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level! Yesterday, we were joined by Max Wendkos, Founder – FrontOffice. Who Is…

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Buckeye Nation Movie: An Interview with Mike Newman

Hey All!  Mike Rudd here from Sports Networker. Mike Newman is a filmmaker and finishing up his second documentary on Buckeye Nation, aka the Ohio State Buckeyes fan base! Today we do an interview with Mike on the Buckeye Nation Movie and how you can help if you feel so inclined! We always talk about following…

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