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What An Endorsement Means for the World’s Biggest Sports Apparel Brands

In a big marketing move for the NBA, Nike will officially provide uniforms for the entire league beginning in the 2017–18 season. The brand announced it would be replacing Adidas, and plans to provide jerseys, warm-up clothing, and shooting shirts to NBA players. The real “slam-dunk” is that Nike’s brand will actually be printed on…

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Small Business Ideas to Compete Against the Big Dogs

When it comes to sports gear, you would be justified in thinking there are only a few brands where you can shop. The truth is there are hundreds, if not thousands of smaller sports gear companies out there. Moreover, many of them use small business ideas to directly compete with the larger brands and succeed! Competing against…

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Interview with Ronan Baynes – Corporate Sponsorship & New Business Development San Francisco Giants

In a recent interview with Ronan Baynes, the Corporate Sponsorship Sales Coordinator for the San Francisco Giants he discussed his background in the sports industry and how he got to his current role. Ronan previously worked with the Oakland Raiders as Manager of Corporate Partnerships and Client Services before recently accepting a new position with…

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Interview with Caitlin Crawford about interning with the Dallas Cowboys.

Caitlin Crawford Talks about Her Internship with the Dallas Cowboys

It’s not every day that you get an opportunity to intern with the Dallas Cowboys, but longtime fan and local, Caitlin Crawford had that opportunity. Crawford was born in Dallas, Texas, and she will graduate from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in broadcast and electronic media in May 2013. While attending OU, she…

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Quarterback Dominoes 2013 – Part II

Quarterback changes happen in the NFL every off-season, but how have teams gone about making a switch? After describing what makes a great quarterback last week, let’s connect the dots on changes made this off-season. Why was a change made and what ripple effect did it have? (Notice the number of trades due to the…

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Sports Conferences and You

The sports world is gigantic. It is also very competitive. You may have all of the top education and know more about statistical analysis than some of the “big wigs” on television, but that just isn’t enough. It’s all about connections. Connecting with the right people in the right field can lead to opportunity. An…

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How ESPN’s Top-10 Franchises Compare Across Social Media

For the 10th year in a row, ESPN released its Ultimate Standings of 2012, a comprehensive list ranking all 122 teams within the four major U.S. sports. Eight major categories were used to evaluate each team, which were based on fan-feedback about what they wanted most from their favorite teams. A few of the main categories…

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Live Q&A with MSG Networks Reporter Tina Cervasio – Wed, June 20 @ 12pm EST

A few weeks ago we published an interview with Tina Cervasio where she talked about how she landed her dream job as a sideline reporter with MSG Networks covering the New York Knicks, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls. Tina has a great story and she had a ton of valuable insight to…

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HSBC Rugby Sevens World Series Review

Last week was the third year of the USA leg of the HSBC Rugby Sevens World Series in Las Vegas In spectacular fashion, the tournament culminated in a showdown between southern hemisphere rivals New Zealand and Samoa – with Samoa clinching the 26-19 win after reigning champs, the All-Blacks, tied it up at 19-19 and…

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Who Are the All Time Basketball All Stars?

The very first NBA All-Star Game ever was staged in 1951. This year the game will be celebrating its diamond anniversary, which is why the uniforms feature an integrated diamond pattern. Sunday’s game will go straight into the rich history of the NBA. As players and fans are making their way to the Staples Center,…

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The Top 5 Sports Commentary Moments

A week ago, a British sports commentator was fired because of a sexist comment made when he believed the microphone to be off. The story was widely covered around the world and shows that being a sports commentator comes with its own set of challenges and responsibilities. Fortunately the profession also offers some very unique…

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