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Oregon Ducks Launch Sports iPad App

The Oregon Ducks have launched their new Sports iPad app. They are one of only a handful of NCAA athletic programs that have their own custom sports iPad app. The new app, developed in partnership with NeuLion, includes the following features: News – easy access to up-to-the-minute news Schedules & Results – keep tabs on…

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Luol Deng: Interview with an Inspirational Athlete

Being a British Basketball fan, Luol Deng is one of my favourite athletes. Recently I had the chance to interview him and it’s safe to say his journey to the NBA has been a remarkable one. Deng’s journey to the NBA couldn’t have started further from the league.  The Great Britain and Chicago Bulls forward…

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Warsaw Sports Marketing Center – Sports MBA – Paul Swangard Interview

I was recently down in Eugene, OR to present to the Sports MBA student as the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center on the value of Sports Networking and Social Media.  While there, I had the opportunity to interview Paul Swangard – Managing Director, Warsaw Sports Marketing Center. The University of Oregon has never been about sports or…

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Sports Jobs Interview Series – Peter Stringer – Boston Celtics – Director, Interactive Media

This interview is part of our Sports Jobs interview series where we talk to successful sports business professionals about their role in sports, how they got there, what a typical day looks like and advice they would give to sports business students looking to land their dream job in the sports industry.  Sports Jobs – Peter Stringer…

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Sports Jobs – Jaime Stein – CFL Manager Digital Media

This interview is part of our Sports Jobs interview series.  During these interviews we talk to successful sports business professionals about their role in sports, how they got there, what a typical day looks like and advice they would give to aspiring sports business students looking to land their dream job in Sports. Jaime Stein…

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Monetize Social Media In Sports – Carson McKee Interview

It’s no secret that professional sports teams are finding tremendous value in engaging in social media these days. It provides them with an additional touch point to connect with their fans and drive traffic to their website.  However, many sports teams are finding it challenging to monetize social media because of the fine balance between…

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Amateur Athlete Sponsorship – From Investment Banker To Speed Skater

The world of online marketing and social media has opened up new opportunities for amateur athlete sponsorship.  In this interview, Trevor Turnbull (COO – Sports Networker) interviews Kevin Jagger (Former investment banker turned long track speed skater – http://longtracklongshot.com). Kevin discusses how he went from a suit and tie to a one-piece speed skating suit…

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Shane Harmon Interview: Social Media Strategies for Rugby World Cup 2011

I recently took a trip to New Zealand for some fun during the Holidays. It is an amazing country to say the least (and that story is for another article) but I had the opportunity to meet with a few great sports professionals during my trip. One of them was non other than sports ticketing…

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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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An Interview with San Francisco Giants’ Director of Social Media

The San Francisco Giants enjoyed a banner year in 2010: they won the World Series and embraced social media as a means of engaging diehard fans at AT&T Park and across the country. We sat down with Bryan Srabian, the Giants’ Director of Social Media, and asked him about the successes in 2010 and the…

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Interview with Evander Holyfield on Personal Branding and the ‘Bite-Fight’

I was able to spend three days with Evander Holyfield earlier this year in Tampa during the Super Bowl. I was amazed at all of the stories he had to tell, and all of the many variables in his personal brand. Later, we sat down so I could get the full details on how he…

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Interview with Martine Yen on Sports and Technology

I had the pleasure of meeting Martine at a local sports tweetup where I first heard about the Hockey Community. Along with her two roommates, they have used their passion for sports and technology to create an online social community where hockey players of all levels can find open rinks and players to play with….

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