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New English Premier League Coverage Has Fans Tuned In

In the US fans go crazy for major sports’ Drafts, but over the pond in Europe, and in particular the UK fans, go crazy for the Football/Soccer equivalent – Transfer Deadline Day. English Premier League fan or not, this is a huge day where players coming in and out make an impact on your favorite…

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Download An NFL App To Enhance Your Watching Experience!

With the Ravens and Broncos set to kick off the NFL season tonight, fans across the country will be increasingly turning to an NFL app on their phones and tablets alike to supplement their viewing experience and get the most out of the inaugural game in America’s favorite season. Whether it’s for fantasy sports, score…

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The Business of Johnny Manziel: A Plot Revealed

Johnny Manziel- an unbelievable talent shrouded in scrutiny and arrogant adolescence. The NCAA – a ruthless organization, which has drawn comparisons to the mob with its nonexistent business ethics, and exploitive policies. These two entities are completely “unaware” of each other’s agendas, despite how much one needs the other to survive. It doesn’t take a rocket…

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The Top News in #Sportsbiz – 08.26.13 – 09.02.13

Top news in the #sportsbiz this week includes Wayin helping the St. Louis Rams connect with fans.  Other news includes “The Meeting 9″ offering action sports networking, ESPN facing anti-bundling questions, the NFL pressuring ESPN to back out of the “Frontline” documentary and AT&T promoting and protecting its sponsorship deals.  Read on to get your…

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ESPN And Turner Opting Out Of Lame Duck Year With NASCAR

In recent talks to avoid “lame duck status“, ESPN and Turner are trying to opt out of their broadcast agreements with NASCAR.  This tends to be a rare move in sports, as broadcasting rights are a big deal.  Even so, this will open the door up for Fox Sports and NBC Sports Group to take…

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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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The Top News in #Sportsbiz – 08.12.13 – 08.19.13

The top news in #sportsbiz this week includes a major move for Arizona State University, as they begin to offer a sports business degree program.  Sports networking site inRecruit.com is growing as evidenced by Brown University joining the site.  Other top news includes Fox Sports 1 hitting its projected 90 million homes, Wells Fargo sponsors…

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Fox Sports 1 Currently Stands At Half The Subscriptions They Originally Pledged

With so much anticipation mounting for the launch of the new Fox Sports 1 network, you would think they would have the necessary deals done with three of the nation’s largest pay TV companies.  As of now, FS1 has yet to strike deals with DirectTV, Dish Network, and Time Warner Cable  That is a total…

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ESPN Makes Harsh Sports Business Layoffs

ESPN is set to make hundreds of layoffs. ‘The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ who is owned by Disney will reduce staff as well as avoid hiring for current unfilled positions. The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide. They are expected to layoff several hundred employees,…

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ESPN and Twitter to Join Sports Media Forces

ESPN and Twitter have announced a major deal, in which the social media giant will post sports-related highlight videos on their site, moments after the live action unfolds. The deal should generate advertising revenue for both parties. Highlights will range from NCAA football to qualifying matches for soccer’s World Cup 2014 to the X Games….

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SportsCenter Gives Fans a Reason to Watch and Tweet

Want your tweet aired on SportsCenter? Need help with your March Madness bracket? SporstCenter is giving fans more than one reason to watch and tweet. I caught an episode of SportsCenter a few weeks back and noticed a brilliant trend – they were using hashtags to introduce rundowns of MLB position players killing it in…

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Sports Jobs: SI Keeps their King

Sports Illustrated, one of, if not the most famous sports magazine in the business has made a huge move in the sports jobs field, signing long-time football writer and expert Peter King to a substantial deal. The journalist has signed a three-year deal worth more than $1 million annually. The exact numbers of the deal…

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