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Hazing vs. Harassment: Legal Options In The Jonathan Martin Situation

For just over the last week, the circus that has become the Miami Dolphins has been on a crazy roller coaster ride. Facts of the situation have been unclear. And to this day, the facts of this situation are still unclear, as different information is becoming available everyday. However, there is a current timeline that…

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Atlanta Falcons Acquire Approval For New Stadium Design And Budget

Recent reports have surfaced to announce the Atlanta Falcons have had the design and budget approved for a new stadium.  The teams spent their first 26 seasons at the Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. In 1992, Atlanta moved to the Georgia Dome and has been there ever since. The team’s lease at the Georgia Dome expires in 2020,…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.21.13 – 10.28.13

Top News in the #SportsBiz for this week involves Xbox One launching promotional commercials during the NFL’s Sunday Night Football.  Other news includes the NFL looking at potential Thursday night game packages, Vikings stadium talks, a Fitness and Sports Technology Expo, and an evolving NCAA rule book.  Read on to get your #SportsBiz fix! Sports…

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More Than Avoiding The NFL Injury Report: Football’s Hardest Hits

Player safety is a growing concern in the NFL, as important players are increasingly landing on the NFL injury report we are realizing the impact of on-field contact, even after playing days are over. A generation of current players that likely grew up watching and idolizing notorious heavy hitters like Lawrence Taylor, Ray Lewis and…

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Public Will Soon Buy ‘Arian Foster Stock’ Thanks To Fantex

It has been typical over the years for investors to buy stock in non-team athletes.  This includes boxers, golfers, tennis players and so on.  But Fantex has a pushed the limits even further.  They will soon allow team athletes, such as Arian Foster, to offer their “brand” to the public. Fantex Offers The Arian Foster…

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“A Crucial Catch” Has A Double Meaning For The NFL

NFL players are heralded as soldiers marching onto the battlefield every Sunday of the season, but this month the League honors the heroes who fight and survive breast cancer. All across the league, players, officials, fields and fans are donning pink in support of the many women who have been and continue to fight and…

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Social Media May Force The Hand Of The Redskins

The battle on the issue with the Washington Redskins name being offensive is heating up. Many groups and individuals have come forth to express their disdain for the name and its prejudice background. Dan Snyder has already stated that he will “never” change the name of his football team, not leaving much wiggle room for…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.23.13 – 09.30.13

This week’s top news in the #SportsBiz includes Texas Motor Speedway installing the world’s biggest video board, standing at 218 feet wide by 94½ feet tall.  Other news includes SeatAdvisor launching TicketResell, NASCAR’s awesome fan and media engagement center, a possible rebrand from the Washington Redskins, and Syracuse offering a free sports marketing class.  Read on…

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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 NFL Officially Becomes One Of Twitter’s Media Partners

In a recent flurry of media deals, Twitter may have gained one of its most lucrative partners yet.  The NFL has now become one of Twitter’s newest media partners in a deal that plans to bring football highlights to “Tweeters” everywhere. The NFL has found another great way to reach its audience Twitter is full…

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Fox Sports Partners With Facebook To Drive Fan Engagement

Twitter has been a popular tool for sports networks such as ESPN, typically being used to drive fan engagement.  In a somewhat parallel move, Fox Sports has recently partnered with Facebook for similar reasons. Their aim: to bring real-time Facebook streams to the sidelines. Fox Sports and Facebook Debut Partnership With Facebook frequently seeing user…

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The NFL Promotes American Football In China With “Home Field” Movement

In recent years, the NFL has been pushing to host games in Europe.  There have even been talks of relocating a team across the pond.  With the Jaguars committed to playing in Europe, the NFL’s sights are set to promote American football elsewhere.  It all started this past weekend with the NFL kickoff in China….

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