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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.30.13 – 01.06.14

This week in #SportsBiz focuses on the use of Snapchat by NFL teams as a marketing tool, the most impactful sports happenings of 2013, why the NFL fined Marshawn Lynch, cheap BCS championship tickets and more! Get your fix of the latest in #SportsBiz below. Social Media In Sports NFL Teams Use Snapchat As Marketing…

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The NBA And NCAA: A Win-Win Scenario?

Regardless of many people suspiciously thinking that the perception of amateurism in the NCAA is long dead, the generalization still sits resoundingly in the public mind. The public knows about the troubles behind the scenes in college basketball, but is prepared to overlook it in order to enjoy the show. That’s not going to change….

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The BCS Bust Bowl – Northern Illinois Will Play in 2013 Orange Bowl

Wha—-Boom! Did you hear that? That was just the sound of the Northern Illinois Huskies crashing the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) with their improbable selection into the Orange Bowl. Who saw this coming? There was a buzz around the Kent State vs. Northern Illinois game last weekend and the probability for the winner to work…

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NCAA College Football Coaches By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

With college football just starting up for the 2012 season, there are a handful of storylines to watch. How will Penn State fair under first-year coach Bill O’Brien following a summer of sanctions and bowl bans? Can LSU function without Tyrann “Honey Badger” Mathieu after his dismissal from the program on August 10? Will the…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.1.9

The Sportsbiz Weekly buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards  Sports Business Mets, in Hiring Financial Firm, Insist It’s Not About Bankruptcy “CRG Partners lists as its special talents financial advisory work, restructuring and reorganization, and turnaround management — polite descriptions of services needed by companies…

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FanCam Brightens The Sports Technology Picture

As New Year’s Day comes and goes the sports fan is reminded of an interesting truth – the home viewing experience of a sporting event is beginning to outweigh the experience of actually being there. From high definition to 3D to 80 inch screens, anyone can essentially bring the “at the game feel” to home…

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University of Alabama Cancels Classes for BCS Title Game and Escapes PR Wringer

Am I the only one who finds that the University of Alabama canceling classes January 6-8, thus postponing the start of its spring semester so its students and faculty can attend the BCS National Championship game in Pasadena, Calif., ironic? I’m all for giving Crimson Tide fans calendar flexibility to travel to see their team…

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