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NBA Will Allow Live Streaming Of Local Market Games

It appears one of the big four sports in the United States has taken it upon themselves to promote steaming of local market games. In a rather unselfish move, the NBA has made the decision to allow just that.  This move is not only a fan-friendly one, but one that could reach a wider demographic…

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Samsung Enhances The NBA With New Partnership

In a recent deal with the NBA, Samsung has officially become the league’s tablet, handset, and television provider. The new multiyear deal is reported worth $100 million and will provide the NBA with an enhanced product on and off the court. Samsung’s other recent endorsements, including partnerships with Lebron James and Jay-Z, will likely work…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.14.13 – 10.21.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week features Formula E and their plan to market to youths.  Other news includes Taco Bell and the NBA going social, Mexico’s soccer conundrum, a street soccer TV series from Xbox, and the NHL’s strong ticket sales.  For all your #SportsBiz news, read on! Sports Marketing Formula E markets…

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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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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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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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Social Responsibility In Sports: Optional Or Obligation?

From September 9th – 11th athletes, executives, community program leaders and supporters convened in Philadelphia for the 2013 Beyond Sport Summit and Awards.  Hailed as the largest gathering for sport and social change, global leaders in sport, business, innovation, philanthropy, development and government came together to share ideas and celebrate highly impactful programs in this space….

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Download An NFL App To Enhance Your Watching Experience!

With the Ravens and Broncos set to kick off the NFL season tonight, fans across the country will be increasingly turning to an NFL app on their phones and tablets alike to supplement their viewing experience and get the most out of the inaugural game in America’s favorite season. Whether it’s for fantasy sports, score…

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Top Sports Agents in the NBA

The players, the coaches and the teams’ management staff get all the media attention and the love from the fans in the NBA. Of course they are the stars of the business, the people that keep the league alive and running. But in order for all them to work, there are some other professionals who…

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Education for Athletes is Still the Key to Financial Security

If you don’t think education for athletes is important, it’s probably time you start paying attention. Sports Illustrated has reported that 78% of former NFL players are bankrupt or near-bankrupt within two years of retirement. In the NBA, that number is 60% within the first five years out of the league. These statistics are disturbing, given…

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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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What Good Sportsmanship Brings to a Fanbase

Two prominent and respected teams played in this year’s NBA Finals. The San Antonio Spurs – winners of three NBA Championships had three stars competing with a future hall of famer looking for his fourth – against the Miami Heat seeking their second NBA championship in a row. They, too, had three stars with arguably…

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