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One Giant Leap for Womankind at the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics have been full of firsts, from pre-Games preparation through the latest events.  This year marks the first time since the 1980 summer Games that the Olympics have been held in Russia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.  The Olympic torch relay was itself the first of its kind….

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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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2016 Rio Olympics Looking For Big Sponsor Score

The 2016 Olympics are, amazingly, around 1,000 days away.  The 2014 FIFA World Cup is even closer. With these two global events being held by Rio within a span of two years, some experts are saying the country of Brazil is in over its head. Violent street protests are raging because of Brazil’s poor schools, shabby…

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Beats by Dre Angers IOC, Gives Headphones to Olympic Athletes

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London hasn’t just been a venue for world-class athletes to showcase their talents to millions of viewers around the globe. For Beats by Dre — a producer of audio/music equipment and established by rap artist Andre “Dr. Dre” Young — the Olympics has been an opportunity to launch an ambush…

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2012 London Olympics: IOC Social Media Policy Review

Wednesday marked 100 Days until the Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympic Games. We decided it was time to break down key components of the official IOC (International Olympic Committee) social media policy – particularly for athletes. Although social media use is ‘encouraged’, there are crucial restrictions that apply to athletes, as well as accredited officials,…

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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 – 12.1.17

The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards  Sports Business Bankruptcy is ‘Wreckage’ From Years Of Drinking By Steinberg, The Real-life Jerry Maguire “Leigh Steinberg calls them ‘checkout days,’ when he would drink vodka from morning until night, often straight from the bottle. Divorced and…

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