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AAA Baseball: The Dog Days of Summer

The sweat literally drops off your earlobe and hits the ground.  The back of your shorts begin to get sticky by the second inning and the thought of extra innings starts to make you grumpier than Kobe Bryant when he doesn’t win an NBA title. That description can only mean one thing! The dog days…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 05.20.13 – 05.27.13

Sports Business 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….

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Tips on How to Cover a Sporting Event Through Twitter

Whether you love it or hate it, Twitter has changed the field of sports journalism. Just last decade, the only way to follow along with a sporting event was to either attend it yourself or by tuning in on television. Now, any fan can log onto Twitter during the game and, simply by following the…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Erin Sharoni, Jim Rome On SHOWTIME – Co-Host

One of the many benefits of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals are willing to share their story, experiences and advice with aspiring sports business professionals. Yesterday, we were joined by Erin Sharoni, Co-host of Jim Rome on SHOWTIME. Who Is Erin Sharoni?…

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5 Must Follow Sports Social Media Blogs

Thirty minutes a day is all it takes to start separating yourself from the competition in the sports business world. How are you structuring your work day? Is there a rhyme or reason to your madness? At Sports Networker, we compiled a resourceful list of some of the must follow sports social media blogs on…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 05.13.13 – 05.20.13

Sports Business Mayweather Tops Sports Illustrated’s List of 50 Richest Athletes in 2013 For the second consecutive year, welterweight boxer Floyd Mayweather topped Sports Illustrated’s annual list of the 50 richest athletes in professional sports. Last year, Mayweather took over the top spot from Tiger Woods, who had held the spot every year since Sports…

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Should Major League Baseball Players Get Paid This Much Money?

In 2010 the average salary in Major League Baseball surpassed $3 million for the first time. The 912 players in the big leagues before rosters expanded in September of 2010 averaged $3,014,572. The average rose 0.6 percent from the previous year’s $2,996,106, the smallest increase since a 2.5 percent drop in 2004. The union’s Opening Day average…

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The Power of Social Media in Sports

The world is dominated by the internet. At any given second, you can roll your office chair up to a computer, whip out your smart phone or connect through your gaming console to find up to the second news about pretty much anything. Sports is no different. The second a big highlight play happens or…

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How to Stay Ahead of the Game and Gain Traction With Your Company

Sucking up isn’t the only way Contrary to popular demand there are many alternatives to sucking up that will put you ahead of the game and help you gain traction within your company and with your managers. In fact with the way people see through each other more and more nowadays unless your boss is…

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NBA Playoff Elimination: What to do Now??

Let’s not sit around and cry about it! I understand it’s their profession, they care deeply about it.  But once you get eliminated from the NBA playoffs you can’t just sit around and sulk.  You have to get back up and make your fans care about you still and your team relevant during the rest…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 04.28.13 – 05.06.13

Sports Business Why LeBron James Could Be The Most Underpaid Athlete in Sports  Despite being one of the top 1% income earners in the world, one could make a case that LeBron James could actually be the most underpaid athlete in professional sports. James earns $16 million per season, the 13th biggest salary in the NBA. Which…

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Geno Smith’s Guide on How NOT To Go Pro

Every April the NFL welcomes a new crop of rookies into the professional ranks via the NFL Draft. Teams map out their Draft plans, after accumulating every possible piece of data available on these prospects. They debate the value of each player, scrutinizing every little detail. Teams know they MUST select the right players, because…

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