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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 01.20.14 – 01.27.14

This week in #SportsBiz focuses on the business behind the Super Bowl as well as ticket sales for Sochi Winter Olympics and Notre Dame’s new partnership with Under Armour. Check it out below. Sports Business Super Bowl or Snow Bowl? The NFL could change the time or date of next weeks Super Bowl XLVIII in…

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NFL Blackouts Avoided In Playoff Games

Overpriced NFL tickets, the greater availability of high-definition television and Wi-Fi have caused NFL teams to scramble to sell playoff tickets. An NFL blackout, which hasn’t occurred in 12 years, occurs when the local broadcast station cannot show games because it hasn’t been sold out by the deadline. Decrease In Ticket Sales A Factor For…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.23.13 – 12.30.13

This weeks top news in sports biz includes a new twitter enhancing sports app, why NFL coaches are fired, ticket competition for college bowl games, the best and worst of sports media in 2013 and a look at how ESPN doesn’t know who Roy Hibbert is. Get the latest scoop in #SportsBiz below. Sports Technology…

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How To Build An Unstoppable Sports Network With Instagram

In this day and age, it’s almost impossible to think of life without social networking sites. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be a huge help when trying to build an awesome sports network. A network that can help you land a job in sports. As of late, Instagram his implemented a video option…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.18.13 – 11.25.13

This week’s top news in the #SportsBiz includes a major sponsorship extension between Adidas and FIFA that not only benefits the business of soccer, but also developing soccer countries around the world.  Other news includes ESPN rebranding its mobile app, the Aereo dispute, funding of the Vikings new stadium and a list of the top…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.11.13 – 11.18.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.  Other top stories include the WNBA seeing better ratings than the MLS, McDonalds rolling out NFL Rush Zone Happy Meals and a large amount of money riding on Mexico’s playoff against New Zealand.  Stay trendy with some of the top stories…

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What Harvard Business School Teaches You About Marketing Yourself

Harvard Business School teaches a simple concept. It goes like this: “Identify your unique competence and match it to a larger opportunity.” While intended for Harvard business students, that message transcends the classroom and could serve as a mantra for living a productive life. Today I’m going to show you how to leverage that exact…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.14.13 – 10.21.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week features Formula E and their plan to market to youths.  Other news includes Taco Bell and the NBA going social, Mexico’s soccer conundrum, a street soccer TV series from Xbox, and the NHL’s strong ticket sales.  For all your #SportsBiz news, read on! Sports Marketing Formula E markets…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.30.13 – 10.07.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week includes SXSW adding a SXsports component to its festival.  Other news includes rising ticket prices in Pittsburgh, multiple brands leveraging digital content in their business strategies, and the NCAA finding itself in a bit of a pinch.  Read on for more! Sports Media SXSW Adds SXsports The South…

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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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Fox Sports Partners With Facebook To Drive Fan Engagement

Twitter has been a popular tool for sports networks such as ESPN, typically being used to drive fan engagement.  In a somewhat parallel move, Fox Sports has recently partnered with Facebook for similar reasons. Their aim: to bring real-time Facebook streams to the sidelines. Fox Sports and Facebook Debut Partnership With Facebook frequently seeing user…

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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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