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NFL Blackouts Avoided In Playoff Games

Overpriced NFL tickets, the greater availability of high-definition television and Wi-Fi have caused NFL teams to scramble to sell playoff tickets. An NFL blackout, which hasn’t occurred in 12 years, occurs when the local broadcast station cannot show games because it hasn’t been sold out by the deadline. Decrease In Ticket Sales A Factor For…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.23.13 – 12.30.13

This weeks top news in sports biz includes a new twitter enhancing sports app, why NFL coaches are fired, ticket competition for college bowl games, the best and worst of sports media in 2013 and a look at how ESPN doesn’t know who Roy Hibbert is. Get the latest scoop in #SportsBiz below. Sports Technology…

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NFL Cheerleaders To Follow On Twitter

Add a little cheer to your sports feed on Twitter with these twitter happy ladies of the NFL. Most sports fans on Twitter follow their favorite team, players, coach and maybe even the mascot. But what about the leading ladies who stand on the field every game and help us cheer on our favorite team?…

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Tim Tebow: A Sponsorship Monster

Tebow a Monster? The Tim Tebow chronicles are about to take center stage as the NFL season begins its final descent towards crowing a champion for the current season. And Tim Tebow will be anywhere but on an NFL football field when that final battle takes place. Once again, Tebow must audition for a job…

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Drafting for Dummies – Part III

After analyzing and scouting all college football players through the college football season, bowl games and all-star games, teams turn to the NFL Combine to begin to finalize the information gathering process. Part I and Part II of this series detail this process, but I want to emphasize the importance of the aspect of the…

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Drafting for Dummies – Part II

The Rest of the Team There is much more occurring behind the scenes at NFL team’s headquarters to prepare for the NFL Draft, beyond just the work of the College Scouting department (as outlined in Part I). A team’s General Manager and Player Personnel executives have integral involvement as well. They will often travel to…

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How to Get Super Bowl Famous Without Getting Your Ads Aired

Year after year, one of the regularly covered aspects of the Super Bowl is the high price of purchasing a 30-second commercial during the game. Reports state companies are paying about $2.8 million to briefly expose their brand to the estimated 100 million people who will watch this year’s Super Bowl. That is a slight…

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Are NFL Head Coaches Overweight?

Has anyone noticed that mostly thin coaches win Super Bowls? Among the greats are Tom Landry, Joe Gibbs, Dick Vermeil, Tony Dungy, Mike Tomlin, and Jon Gruden. Now, take a look at a few of the heavyweights in the league, both current and former: Andy Reid, Rex Ryan, Eric Mangini, and Mike Holmgren. What’s the…

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11 Great Sports Tweets From Early 2011

We’re just two weeks into 2011, yet between NBA trade rumors, the BCS National Championship game, and the NFL Playoffs, we’ve already experienced a lot of excitement. Here are some of my early favorite tweets from the world of sports in 2011. Blake Griffin, Professional Athlete, LA Clippers (@blakegriffin) “I know everyone is saying this…

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3 Ways To Guarantee Your Sports Job Success in 2011

If your goal for 2011 is to break into the sports industry, there are three things that will guarantee your success. (And it won’t cost you a dime!)

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Sports and Social Media in 2010

2010 was a big year in the world of sports and social media, as leagues, teams, individual athletes, and sports fans alike began to truly understand and harness the power of social platforms. For me, 2010 was the year when social media went mainstream in the world of sports. There were many highlights, too many…

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Now Hiring: National Football League Head Coaches

The unemployment line continues to grow for NFL fired coaches this season. Locker room epitaphs might read something like, “his players gave up on him”, “he took the hit that player personnel should have taken”, or maybe even, “he deserved it.” With the firing of Brad Childress, Wade Phillips, Josh McDaniel, and most recently, Mike…

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