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Why NFL Teams’ Business is Our Business

Are you ready for some football? Well maybe not yet, but attending NFL games and rooting for your local or favorite NFL teams occupies most of the fall. Fans across the country gather on Sundays to watch and hope their team is victorious. Football is a way of life for many major cities and smaller communities….

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Pain Killers, Athletes and Addiction

Ability is everything on the field, court, ice and pitch. If you can’t perform to the best of your physical abilities, someone will be ready to take your place. Your coaches and managers, who should be considered as mentors and borderline parental figures, won’t hesitate to replace you if your body is no longer able…

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Bracing for Charger Departure, San Diego Padres Bolster Roster

The last few weeks have seen some significant changes in on-field personnel for the San Diego Padres. A.J. Preller’s August arrival was clearly the beginning of a paradigm shift in the organization, one that’s quickly putting new faces in the dugout. The resulting surge in season ticket sales has been cause for optimism throughout the…

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Top Career Crushing Sports Injuries and What We Can Do to Stop Them

Injuries are part of playing sports, but sometimes we wonder if sports injuries have to be so devastating. Players bank on their health for a paycheck and, at the same time, they have to entertain demanding fans. If they don’t perform, they won’t be around for long. Some think that some sports, like football, need an…

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TBI In Sports: Highlights from the Brewer Sports/Amarantus C4CT Summit

Yesterday Brewer Sports International (BSI) and partner Amarantus Bioscience hosted the second annual Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT)  Concussion Awareness Summit at the United Nations in New York City. Part of Brewer Sports’s suite of Super Bowl week events, #C4CT brought together the brightest minds in medicine, business and sports to discuss the issues surrounding concussion and Traumatic Brain…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 01.20.14 – 01.27.14

This week in #SportsBiz focuses on the business behind the Super Bowl as well as ticket sales for Sochi Winter Olympics and Notre Dame’s new partnership with Under Armour. Check it out below. Sports Business Super Bowl or Snow Bowl? The NFL could change the time or date of next weeks Super Bowl XLVIII in…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.30.13 – 01.06.14

This week in #SportsBiz focuses on the use of Snapchat by NFL teams as a marketing tool, the most impactful sports happenings of 2013, why the NFL fined Marshawn Lynch, cheap BCS championship tickets and more! Get your fix of the latest in #SportsBiz below. Social Media In Sports NFL Teams Use Snapchat As Marketing…

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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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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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This is How You Get a Job in Sports

There are lots of different ways to get a job in sports. But if you have zero contacts, no experience and you’re literally starting from scratch, there’s one sure-fire way to get your foot in the door and ultimately land your first job in sports. That’s what I’m going to share with you today. No…

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At Last! Your Favorite NFL Stadium Will Be A WiFi Hotspot

For many sports fans, it’s not enough to just go to a game. There are pictures to post, smack talk postings to upload on a social network, game-related Tweets to Tweet and maybe even a video or two of a great play to post on YouTube. And that’s on top of a constant stream of…

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