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Pain Killers, Athletes and Addiction

Ability is everything on the field, court, ice and pitch. If you can’t perform to the best of your physical abilities, someone will be ready to take your place. Your coaches and managers, who should be considered as mentors and borderline parental figures, won’t hesitate to replace you if your body is no longer able…

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College Athletes Should Get Paid: Heres Why

College athletes should get paid. But wait. That might not mean what you think it means. It doesn’t mean that college athletes should be living like professional athletes – raking in signing bonuses, making and spending millions. But it does mean that college athletes should be getting something in return for their efforts on the…

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Sports And Business Management: Is It One Or The Other?

Professional sports are producing billions of US Dollars yearly. The business management of pro sports is also retaining the would-be to produce even more income. The spending fans are doling out money at record rates in 2013 and sports business seems on a rise. Nowadays fans have been shaken and forced to observe in silence…

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Significance and Ramifications of Conference Realignment in College Athletics

Every city and town in the United States possesses its own unique identity, with sports accounting for a large aspect of the culture within various geographical areas across the country.  While professional sports league such as the National Football League and the National Basketball League dominate mainly major markets and large cities, college sports—particularly basketball…

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Working Behind The Scenes In College Athletics

I worked in college athletics for nearly 20 years. In that time, I hired and did my best to mentor a number of young people who had dreams of a career in sports. The first thing that I told them, and it was the first thing I was told when I started at Eastern Washington…

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The Top Ten Colleges for Serious Sports Fans

Going to college? Serious sports fans will not only be looking at the academic credentials of their preferred colleges, but also at the opportunity to pursue their love of sports in their leisure time. Let’s take a look at the best colleges for serious sports fans. All of the ten colleges highlighted will not only…

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Interview with Emily Edison On How To Get A Job In Sports

Voice of the Box recently interviewed University of Washington athletic department nutritionist Emily Edison about her role and how she got her start in the industry. Emily also shared her insight on what it takes to break into a career within the sports industry.

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3 Points for Paying College Athletes

Lately, sports news has been resurrecting the age-old question of whether or not college athletes should be paid. Many wonder if paying college athletes would forever change the nature of the game. A lot of fans say they’d rather watch college sports; somehow they think it’s devoid of politics and the almighty dollar so prevalent…

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