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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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Playing Golf Without A Membership

(This is a guest post by Debra Miller) Golfers use approximately $800 million in golf balls every year. We all know how expensive the game of golf can be, let alone a golf membership at an exclusive country club. However, there is a way to play at famous private courses without mortgaging your house or…

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How the Carolina Panthers Use Social Media

The Carolina Panthers are challenging their fans to compete in the ‘Panthers Purrsuit’ social media contest, the first of its kind in the NFL, on Saturday, October 23.

Fans will pair up into teams of two and compete against other fan teams in an all day “Amazing Race” style contest which will take place at locations throughout greater Charlotte. The Purrsuit begins at Bank of America Stadium at noon. Teams will then follow a series of clues and instructions and complete challenges at locations throughout the day.

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London Sports Networker Event

Back by popular request, Sports Networker returns to the international stage one again this fall as it teams up with the UK Sports Network for an exciting sports professionals networking event at the Sports Bar & Grill in London.

The event will begin at 6:00 p.m on August 6, 2010, and sports professionals will have the opportunity to network in what will be one of London’s premier sports restaurants to watch the 2010 World Cup this summer.

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ESPYs Allow Fan Voters to Draw Emotional Appeal

The ESPYS were a night that highlighted the perseverance of individuals, the resurrection of towns, and the voice of the people in a collective environment.

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Hockey Nets Food Across Canada

Communication student Richard Loat has decided to embark on a journey across Canada to play ball hockey while raising money for local food banks along the way. The event, dubbed Five Hole for Food in honor of the most glorious way to score a goal in hockey, is fueled by sponsors Molson Canadian, Boston Pizza, and Marketwire, along with support from teams in the National Hockey League, American Hockey League, Canadian Hockey League and the East Coast Hockey League, and has relied solely on social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube to promote the event.

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Sports Executives Association Event – NYC

The Sports Executives Association (SEA) is excited to host its first live networking event June 24th in New York City. This inaugural, members only, event will be hosted by PlayBeautiful, an interactive, community-driven pop-up venue is celebrating the 2010 FIFA World Cup for 30 days in NYC. They will be featuring match viewing parties, player appearances,…

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London Sports Networking Event Recap

What do you get when over 125 of London’s brightest sports professionals come together? A successful Sports Networker event! It was fun teaming up with Daniel over at The UK Sports Network to have the opportunity to connect so many talented individuals working in the sports industry.  We were blessed to have Football Fans Census…

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Classic Golf Tournament Mistakes

Six tips and suggestions on how to run an affective golf tournament

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Pro Athletes Help Fight Childhood Obesity

From the National Football League to the National Basketball Association, professional sports organizations and their athletes are realizing that they could have a positive influence when it comes to getting kids to move off the couch and onto playgrounds and in organized physical education. Newest to the anti-obesity team isBoston Celtics forward, Paul Pierce, and…

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Sports Networker Summit – NYC

The Sports Networker Summit – NYC  is being held December 7th at the Roger Smith Hotel. This exclusive event has limited seating available and will feature some of the brightest minds in the sports industry.  (Twitter hashtag for this event is #NYCSports) Your Hosts: Lewis Howes is the founder of the Sports Executives Association and…

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Take Your Game To Another Conference: (Affiliate Summit Recap)

I know most of you like to attend all of the sports industry conferences and trade shows, but if you really want to start connecting with your customers and fans online, then you need to check out the Affiliate Summit, along with other social media conferences. Some of the recognizable names in attendance were: Gary…

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