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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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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.02.13 – 12.09.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz for the week includes a short write-up celebrating Nelson Mandela’s life.  News topics include Discover’s Fan Loyalty Poll, Cal football partnering with Kabam for a stadium naming rights deal, the MLS Final featuring two small market teams, and Levi’s stadium being loaded with technology.  To get a full dose of…

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Orlando City Soccer Club Will Move To MLS

Coming fresh off the news that David Beckham (and perhaps Lebron James) are looking to bring an MLS team to Miami, Orlando City Soccer Club has been awarded the expansion status. This isn’t to say Beckham and company won’t be granted a team in Miami, it just means they will have an in-state rival waiting…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.11.13 – 11.18.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.  Other top stories include the WNBA seeing better ratings than the MLS, McDonalds rolling out NFL Rush Zone Happy Meals and a large amount of money riding on Mexico’s playoff against New Zealand.  Stay trendy with some of the top stories…

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David Beckham Eyes Miami For MLS Franchise

It wasn’t long ago that we saw David Beckham hanging up his cleats and calling it a career; December to be exact.  Just a few months have passed and Beckham is already looking to step back into soccer. But this time he will be wearing a suit and tie. As Major League Soccer looks to…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.16.13 – 09.23.13

This week’s top news in the #SportsBiz includes Orlando City Soccer eyeing a spot in Major League Soccer.  Other news includes Fox holding a Super Bowl ad contest, fantasy sports proving to be a viable business, Toyota and NASCAR holding a tweet race, and Manchester United cashing in on sponsorships.  Read on. Sports Jobs Orlando…

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World Cup Has Great Cross Cultural Appeal To Sports Marketers

The World Cup is set to take place next year.  For sports marketers, this may be a golden opportunity to reach multiple cultures at once.  3.2 billion people watched the 2010 World Cup around the world. In the U.S., over 24 million people saw the final between the Netherlands and Spain.  Although Americans have yet to…

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The Top News in #Sportsbiz – 08.12.13 – 08.19.13

The top news in #sportsbiz this week includes a major move for Arizona State University, as they begin to offer a sports business degree program.  Sports networking site inRecruit.com is growing as evidenced by Brown University joining the site.  Other top news includes Fox Sports 1 hitting its projected 90 million homes, Wells Fargo sponsors…

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The Top News in #Sportsbiz – 08.05.13 – 08.12.13

Take a look at this week’s top news in the sports biz.  The top stories include the Mark Emmert and the NCAA dropping out of the jersey business, The Whistle as a startup company, ServiceMasters becoming title sponsors, FIA Formula E, and Orlando City Soccer club pushing for a new stadium. Sports Business NCAA to…

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Sponsorship between LA Galaxy and Tire Pro

Tire Pros Sponsorship With Los Angeles Galaxy A Good Fit

In a go at their first major league sports sponsorship, Tire Pros have signed on to be the official tire retailer of the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 2013 season.  The Galaxy are the two-time defending champions in the LA area, while Tire Pros continue to have a strong presence in the LA area market. Tire Pros…

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The Top News In #SportsBiz – 7.29.13 – 8.5.13

Social Media In Sports JP Arencibia is done with Social Media Social media can be a great place for fans to interact with their favorite sports stars and vice versa.  On the other hand, it can prove to be too much for some.  Everyone has seen stars come and go on Twitter and fans can…

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2013 All-Star Twitter List of MLS Players

Major League Soccer is now in full swing! Having reached it’s 18th year, the growth of the game is apparent if you take a look at their presence on social media, even if you aren’t following on the major networks that now carry the games… As of fan of any sport, you can’t ignore soccer…

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