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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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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.28.13 – 11.04.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes Go Daddy taking a new approach to their Super Bowl marketing campaign. Other top news includes Tiger Woods and EA parting ways, record ticket prices for the Boston Red Sox, potentially big numbers for a looming media deal for the WWE and TigerLogic breaking into the sports…

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Sports And Health Reach Confluence In Pittsburgh

The Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers no longer create the only confluence in Pittsburgh. That’s right, sports and health are partnering to create their own, equally important confluence in the city of steel. Sports and Health partner in Pittsburgh Hospital systems in Pittsburgh, such as UPMC, are finding it increasingly beneficial to partner with sports…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.07.13 – 10.14.13

This week in #SportsBiz sees Coca Cola marketing culture to local FIFA fans.  Also, FIFA is getting a huge amount of requests for World Cup tickets, Fox unveils new technology for the MLB Postseason, the Red Bull World Series will be televised this year, and TV goes social with Comcast.  Be sure to stay in…

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‘The Sporting Nation’ Markets Sports To A Multi-Cultural United States

Leagues, websites, and major networks are trying to figure out ways to better market sports to the growing US Latino communities.  TheSportingNation.com may be on to something with their unique approach to reaching the market.  Part of their mission is to bring together both US and Latino markets and provide them with a unified sporting…

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Citi Makes Moves To Win Over Boston

This January, Fenway Park will once again become ice laden for fans and sports teams alike.  “Frozen Fenway” is a two-week series of ice skating events that will include four college hockey games.  A difference for this year is visitors will see the addition of Citi as the event’s title sponsor. Frozen Fenway began back in…

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Jim Crane Makes Astros The Most Profitable Team In Baseball

Currently, there is one player on the Houston Astros that is making over $1 million – pitcher Erik Bedard.  The Astros as a team have a record of 43-86, the worst in Major League Baseball.  Yet at the same time, the low payroll and soaring TV revenues are helping to make the team the most…

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The Top News in #Sportsbiz – 08.19.13 – 08.26.13

There is a lot of great news coming from the world of #sportsbiz this week. On top, Twitter advertising partnerships may be where the sports business world is headed.  In other news, the Dodgers’ win streak leads to a local business boom, how the US open will be utilizing more technology this year, the healthy…

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How Can Ryan Braun Restore His Image?

As a Milwaukee Brewers fan, I will say the news about Ryan Braun being suspended for the season is very disappointing. Denial after denial, it appears he’s now admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs. For the many who admired Braun, there’s not only anger and disappointment but also the fact that he lied to the fans. Now…

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Sports Social Media Used while Storming onto the Field

Yes, you read the headline correctly. Three sisters from Nebraska recently used sports social media to help them develop notoriety while storming onto the field of a College World Series baseball game. Sisters Kayleigh, Emily and Torrie Hill of Omaha tweeted that they had a plan to run onto the field of the game and…

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Breaking Down Anthony Rizzo’s Extension

In May, the Cubs announced they signed Anthony Rizzo to a seven-year, $41M extension (2013-2019), plus club options for 2020-2021. The deal also includes several incentives which could bring to the total value of the extension to $73M.Below is a breakdown of the extension by year. 2013: $0.75M 2014: $1.25M 2015: $5M 2016: $7M 2017:…

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AAA Baseball: The Dog Days of Summer

The sweat literally drops off your earlobe and hits the ground.  The back of your shorts begin to get sticky by the second inning and the thought of extra innings starts to make you grumpier than Kobe Bryant when he doesn’t win an NBA title. That description can only mean one thing! The dog days…

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