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World’s 40 Most Valuable Sports Brands According To Forbes

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 worth…

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Professional Athletes Respond Via Twitter To ESPN’s Documentary, Broke

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 into…

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How ESPN’s Top-10 Franchises Compare Across Social Media

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 categories…

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Will Social Media Kill Sports Radio?

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,…

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How To Position Yourself as The Best Candidate For a Job in Sports

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 tell…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.2.21

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 crossed…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.2.14

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 to…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.2.7

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 has…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.1.24

The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards   Sports Business IMG Worldwide Squashes Rumors of Being Up For Sale “I immediately contacted Jim Gallagher, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at IMG Worldwide.  Gallagher quickly put the rumor to bed.  ”There aren’t ANY conversations going on…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 11.12.12

The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards Sports Business 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business “Media moves as well as labor harmony (or the lack thereof) shake up our annual list of the executives who set the agenda for North American sports.”…

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Interview with Brock Huard of ESPN on Sports Media Careers

Voice of the Box recently sat down with Brock Huard, the co-host of ESPN Radio’s Brock and Salk show and a familar face on ESPN TV. Not only is Brock one of the best at what he does, he is also a former all Pac 10 QB and enjoyed a 6 year NFL career too….

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5 NFL Twitter Accounts I’m Thankful For

Ah, Thanksgiving… Family. Turkey. Beer. Pumpkin pie. And football. For me, Thanksgiving is a day to spend with people I love, and to take a step back to think about all the things I have to be thankful for. What are you thankful for? At the top of my list are good health, happiness, family,…

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