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The NBA And NCAA: A Win-Win Scenario?

Regardless of many people suspiciously thinking that the perception of amateurism in the NCAA is long dead, the generalization still sits resoundingly in the public mind. The public knows about the troubles behind the scenes in college basketball, but is prepared to overlook it in order to enjoy the show. That’s not going to change….

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Jay-Z: Music Mogul, Sports Agent Icon?

From selling drugs as a pre-teen in the streets of Brooklyn, New York to becoming a hip-hop mogul. Now his next business venture is becoming the face of a sports agency. Yes, I am talking about Shawn Carter, also know as Jay-Z. Why would an extremely successful rapper venture into the realm of player representation…

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Summer is Serious

Introducing the New Nike “Summer is Serious” Campaign

In my opinion, Nike is top of the class, not only in equipment but also in the marketing space. Time after time, they’ve come up with legendary campaigns that have become rooted in our culture. Nike continues to be a leader because even though the NBA season is over, they keep the basketball dialogue going in a…

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Sports Business

Sports Business: 2K Sports Announces NBA/MLB Combo Pack

2K Sports, a subsidiary of sports business company Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., has announced that the critically acclaimed NBA 2K13 will be paired with the upcoming MLB 2K13 in a combo pack. The combo pack will be available for purchase beginning on March 5, 2013 at participating North American retailers for $79.99, for both the…

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Social Media In Sports-Thanksgiving

Social Media In Sports: Professional Athletes Voice What They Are Thankful For On Twitter

Like so many Americans on Thanksgiving, professional athletes from the country’s sports also took to Twitter to voice what they’re thankful for. Whether it was family, friends, being able to play a kid’s game, or just being healthy, each player had his/her own unique message to his/her followers. At Sports Networker, we compiled a list…

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Thunder’s Kevin Durant Officially Unveils Nike Zoom KD V

Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant and Nike joined forces once again, unveiling the Nike Zoom KD V. The premier basketball shoe is set to debut on December 8 and will carry a price tag hovering above $100. Leo Chang, Nike Basketball Footwear Design Director, used inspirational cues drawn from Durant’s life journey from his home state of…

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ESPN’s Top-10 Ranked Players Compared Via Social Media (#NBArank)

ESPN.com along with the TrueHoop Network recently ranked NBA players from No. 500 all the way to No. 1, which was claimed by the Miami Heat’s, Lebron James. At Sports Networker, we took the top 10 players from the list and compared them across the social media networks of facebook, twitter, and youtube. Check out our findings…

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Top Twitter Athlete of 2010

In 2010, we’ve seen professional athletes come a long way in social media, and perhaps there’s no better platform as evidence of this than Twitter. The amount of engagement in the last year going on in the space has been phenomenal but after doing polls on the top sports professionals and top sports resources of 2010,…

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