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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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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.30.13 – 01.06.14

This week in #SportsBiz focuses on the use of Snapchat by NFL teams as a marketing tool, the most impactful sports happenings of 2013, why the NFL fined Marshawn Lynch, cheap BCS championship tickets and more! Get your fix of the latest in #SportsBiz below. Social Media In Sports NFL Teams Use Snapchat As Marketing…

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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 – 12.16.13 – 12.23.13

This week’s top news in #SportsBiz includes the steps many Division I schools have taken in order to save its athletic programs money. Other news includes hiring of women at the collegiate levels for women’s sports, a multiyear marketing deal between the NBA and Foot Locker Canada, Nielsen ratings dubbing the NFL the new national pastime,…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.02.13 – 12.09.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz for the week includes a short write-up celebrating Nelson Mandela’s life.  News topics include Discover’s Fan Loyalty Poll, Cal football partnering with Kabam for a stadium naming rights deal, the MLS Final featuring two small market teams, and Levi’s stadium being loaded with technology.  To get a full dose of…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.25.13 – 12.02.13

This week’s top news in #SportsBiz includes Andrew Luck and his not-so-typical endorsement deal with Klipsch. Other news includes Rivalry Week seeing a major increase in ticket prices, FIFA and Brazil experiencing a tragedy and a setback, apron advertising in the NBA, and Walmart advertising with Thanksgiving day football.  Get your #SportsBiz fix below. Sports…

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The Essential Guide To Watching Football On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day of wild amounts of food, crazy family members, afternoon food-naps and the unpacking of seasonal decorations. But one thing brings everything together nicely – seemingly wrapping turkey-day in a big bow – NFL football. However football, like food, doesn’t just come served on a silver platter without the prep-work. It is…

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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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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.04.13 – 11.11.13

In this week’s top news from the #SportsBiz, the NFL and its controversies remain a popular topic, but business continues as usual.  Other stories include an app released by the International Olympic Committee, YouTube agrees to stream NBA D-League games, NHL fans seeing a hike in ticket prices, and people turning fantasy sports into a six…

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Atlanta Falcons Acquire Approval For New Stadium Design And Budget

Recent reports have surfaced to announce the Atlanta Falcons have had the design and budget approved for a new stadium.  The teams spent their first 26 seasons at the Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. In 1992, Atlanta moved to the Georgia Dome and has been there ever since. The team’s lease at the Georgia Dome expires in 2020,…

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Public Will Soon Buy ‘Arian Foster Stock’ Thanks To Fantex

It has been typical over the years for investors to buy stock in non-team athletes.  This includes boxers, golfers, tennis players and so on.  But Fantex has a pushed the limits even further.  They will soon allow team athletes, such as Arian Foster, to offer their “brand” to the public. Fantex Offers The Arian Foster…

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Sports And Health Reach Confluence In Pittsburgh

The Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers no longer create the only confluence in Pittsburgh. That’s right, sports and health are partnering to create their own, equally important confluence in the city of steel. Sports and Health partner in Pittsburgh Hospital systems in Pittsburgh, such as UPMC, are finding it increasingly beneficial to partner with sports…

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