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SHOW ME THE MONEY! Being a Sports Super Agent

As one of our Featured Columnists, Hakeem Onafowokan, has pointed out – becoming a sports agent is only one of the many jobs you can have with a law degree. That said, it is the most thought of thanks to the glitz, the glamour and Jerry Maguire. But how do you become the next Scott…

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Molson Coors To Sell Share In Colorado Rockies

Molson Coors has been an equity owner of the Colorado Rockies for 22 years.  The beer company has had a vested interest in the team since becoming an expansion squad in 1991. The Molson Coors company owns a 14.5 percent share in the Rockies. SportsBusiness Journal is now reporting that Coors is ready to sell its…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.18.13 – 11.25.13

This week’s top news in the #SportsBiz includes a major sponsorship extension between Adidas and FIFA that not only benefits the business of soccer, but also developing soccer countries around the world.  Other news includes ESPN rebranding its mobile app, the Aereo dispute, funding of the Vikings new stadium and a list of the top…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.28.13 – 11.04.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes Go Daddy taking a new approach to their Super Bowl marketing campaign. Other top news includes Tiger Woods and EA parting ways, record ticket prices for the Boston Red Sox, potentially big numbers for a looming media deal for the WWE and TigerLogic breaking into the sports…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.07.13 – 10.14.13

This week in #SportsBiz sees Coca Cola marketing culture to local FIFA fans.  Also, FIFA is getting a huge amount of requests for World Cup tickets, Fox unveils new technology for the MLB Postseason, the Red Bull World Series will be televised this year, and TV goes social with Comcast.  Be sure to stay in…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.30.13 – 10.07.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week includes SXSW adding a SXsports component to its festival.  Other news includes rising ticket prices in Pittsburgh, multiple brands leveraging digital content in their business strategies, and the NCAA finding itself in a bit of a pinch.  Read on for more! Sports Media SXSW Adds SXsports The South…

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Location Based Services Strive To Make Baseball Better For Fans

Location based services have been steadily making their way into the marketing world.  This offseason, Major League Baseball will test a feature of its At The Ballpark app, which will use bluetooth technology to allow fan’s mobile devices to connect with sensors around the ballpark. Marketing-savvy teams will easily find this technology beneficial. Location Based Services…

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HGH In The NBA: Is It An Issue?

Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) are becoming more prevalent in the sports industry, whether it is in international competitions like the Olympics, or in American sports like the football and baseball. PEDs are most commonly thought of as steroids, but PEDs come in other forms, such as stimulants and sedatives. Human growth hormone (HGH) is a…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.02.13 – 09.09.13

This week’s Top News In #Sportsbiz includes the NFL RedZone as a perk for “The Membership Club” and the Jacksonville Jaguars creating “Stand United Fridays” to engage fans.  Other news includes the Galaxy Gear being pre loaded with MyFitnessApp, Beaver Stadium attendance dropping, and MLB teams trash talking on Twitter.  Get in and get your…

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Jim Crane Makes Astros The Most Profitable Team In Baseball

Currently, there is one player on the Houston Astros that is making over $1 million – pitcher Erik Bedard.  The Astros as a team have a record of 43-86, the worst in Major League Baseball.  Yet at the same time, the low payroll and soaring TV revenues are helping to make the team the most…

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How Can Ryan Braun Restore His Image?

As a Milwaukee Brewers fan, I will say the news about Ryan Braun being suspended for the season is very disappointing. Denial after denial, it appears he’s now admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs. For the many who admired Braun, there’s not only anger and disappointment but also the fact that he lied to the fans. Now…

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MLB Biogenesis Case Could Soon Bring Suspensions

The probe into the Biogenesis wellness clinic that allegedly supplied Major League Baseball (MLB) players such as Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz and a hand full of others with performance enhancing drugs (PED) could potentially bring suspensions sooner rather than later, according to a report. The investigation into the Miami clinic has been onging since…

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