Documentaries and sports fans just go together so nicely. This list could easily span pages and pages, but in order to save you time and my fingers from falling off, I’ll focus on some of the great ones. Some of these you may recognize, others may be a complete mystery. These ones will be goodRead more →
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They are back and better than ever! When ESPN first launched its highly acclaimed 30 for 30 Series I knew little of what to expect. Other than the fact that I thought I would enjoy it. Bill Simmons was behind it and I had been a huge fan of his columns, podcasts, and his book for someRead more →
Six weeks ago, ESPN aired a “30 for 30″ documentary titled Broke, which outlined the financial rise and fall of many professional athletes. Despite earning millions and millions of dollars playing the game they loved, superstars have thrown it all away. The infographic below, courtesy of AccountingDegree.com, analyzes how some NFL players in particular haveRead more →
Sports Job Interview with the President of ESPN Inc. and Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks – John Skipper (VIDEO)
John Skipper began as President of ESPN on January 1st 2012 with enormous shoes to fill from his predecessor, George Bodenheimer. However, Skipper has been up to the task as ESPN has only continued to grow. Skipper has been with ESPN for 14 years, starting in 1997 as senior vice president and general manager ofRead more →
Forbes.com recently rolled out its Forbes Fab 40, where it ranked the 10 most valuable sports brands in the world across four different categories: businesses, athletes, teams, and events. The results probably won’t surprise you, though. Nike ranked No. 1 overall in Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable sports brands; the sports apparel company was worthRead more →
On Tuesday night, ESPN aired Broke, a “30 for 30″ documentary directed by Billy Corben outlining the financial rise and fall of many professional athletes. After earning millions of dollars playing the game they’ve loved, countless superstars have thrown it all away. “More money, more problems,” is the tagline according to ESPN. “Broke digs intoRead more →
For the 10th year in a row, ESPN released its Ultimate Standings of 2012, a comprehensive list ranking all 122 teams within the four major U.S. sports. Eight major categories were used to evaluate each team, which were based on fan-feedback about what they wanted most from their favorite teams. A few of the main categoriesRead more →
So I’m reading a blog from a well-known sports marketing agency (who shall remain nameless) and I come across a post that says, “Today, people are 10 times more likely to check Twitter or Facebook for breaking news than sports radio. In fact, 81% prefer the Internet for their sports news, period. This is radio,Read more →
One of the biggest mistakes students and young professionals make when they’re trying to land a job in sports is that they’re too vague. Or they’ll position themselves in a generic, “I have a passion for sports” kind of way. That’s the exact opposite of what you should do. If that’s you, let me tellRead more →
The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards Sports Business How Much Is Linsanity Worth? “Lin is the flavor of the week on Madison Ave., a mover of the stock market and a catalyst for a countless number of business proposal pitches. ‘This has crossedRead more →
The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards Sports Business ACC Expansion Will Pay Off In New TV Deal “ACC expansion will mean at least $1 million to $2 million a year in additional revenue for each of the conference’s existing schools, according toRead more →
The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards Sports Business Baseball, Not Football, Has the Super Salaries “Welker makes $2.5 million a year. That’s a great haul until you consider what a worker bee like Welker would make in a baseball uniform. There always hasRead more →
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