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Ivy Sports Symposium Review – Sports Job Tips

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Ivy Sports Symposium at the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia. The Ivy Sports Symposium is one of the global sports industry’s premier conferences that sets the standard among college-based sports business events. It is widely considered the best and most comprehensive one-day event. The Symposium has…

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5 Business Lessons from FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona’s success both on and off the field speaks for itself. There are at least 5 important lessons that modern businesses can learn from the Catalan football (soccer) club. On the pitch, the Catalan club recently won the Spanish First Division La Liga for the 21st time, its 3rd consecutive title. On May 28th,…

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The Top 10 Athlete Nicknames

What’s in a name? Nicknames have been around for thousands of years. Without attempting to make a deeply scientific claim about the psychology of nicknames – I assume the tradition of nicknames has a lot to do with possession and intimacy: ‘to name is to claim’ – which would explain why sports fans often come…

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The Future of the UEFA Champions League

On February 15th, the UEFA Champions League will finally recommence. 16 of Europe’s best soccer teams are still competing for the title. Who will end up lifting the trophy? Nobody will be able to predict the future, well … except me of course. Below you will find 6 bold predictions concerning the world’s most successful annual…

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The Secret to The Indian Premier League’s Success

The Indian Premier League (IPL), which recently had its player auction in Bangalore for the upcoming 4th season, is one of the largest events on the global sport calendar.  The 2011 season gets underway on April 8th. The IPL is a franchised T20 (twenty twenty) cricket league that now comprises 10 teams spread across the…

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