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DeSean Jackson Could Join Jay-Z’s Agency

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has fired agent Drew Rosenhaus, and rumors are surfacing that Jackson could sign with Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports. The new agency, formed in April, has hit the ground running. Clients at the new agency include New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, New York Giants wide receiver Victor…

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To Pick Vick?

This past Monday news broke that the Eagles had signed Michael Vick for 2013. First, this again proves that the NFL truly never does sleep. Team executives are working year-round, even though there are not any players on the field. Exaggerated Reporting While it was noteworthy that the Eagles had reached an agreement with Michael…

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Sports Job Interview with Howard Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles GM

In the latest edition of my interview series, I was incredibly lucky to have been able to interview Howie Roseman, General Manager of the Philadelphia Eagles. Before becoming the youngest GM in the National Football League, Howie earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, followed by earning his law degree at Fordham Law….

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Top 8 Most Engaging NFL Team Twitter Accounts

With the 2012-13 NFL season set to begin tonight as the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants face-off in an NFC East early season showdown, Sports Networker is in the midst of its #NFLKickoff week, providing you the fan with the most up-to-date social media information. The latest installment has us looking at the most…

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Angry Birds Launches Sports Technology Partnership With Eagles

With more than 200 licensing partnerships, the highly popular strategy puzzle video game, Angry Birds, just recently launched its first partnership with a sports team on Tuesday. This time, the sports technology partnership came with the Philadelphia Eagles. Angry Birds — which was created by the Finland-based company, Rovio — clearly hasn’t lost its popularity…

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NFL App Brings A New Excitement To Watching Games

As a Philadelphia guy, I’m having a tough year watching The Nightmare Team that is the Philadelphia Eagles. My pain is best showcased in week 12 against the Patriots when the Birds took a 10-0 lead on one of the better teams in the league before laying their customary egg, getting outscored 38-10 the rest…

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Social Impact of Professional Sports Teams

This is a guest post from David Lasday Professional sports teams around the world are leveraging their brand and resources to better their communities. The social impact of sports philanthropy is growing, but it is still in the relatively early stage of development. Professional sports teams build programs with social impact missions to address a…

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A Simple @Reply Goes A Long Way

I work with professional sports organizations and athletes for a living, consulting them on best practices in social media branding. That being said, before working as a social media consultant (I hate that term), I am a massive sports fan (GO PHILLIES!). I’ve loved sports for as long as I can remember, and ever since I realized I would not be a professional athlete, I’ve always dreamt of working with them in some capacity. I have several athletes’ numbers stored on my phone, and I would be lying if I said I think it’s no big deal. Because I don’t think that. I think it’s freaking awesome! That’s why I understand this: a simple @reply goes a long way…

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Phollow Phriday: A Twitter Resource for the Philly Sports Fan

There are few things in life (family, friends, & my cat) that I love more than the city of Philadelphia and sports. I was born and raised in the city, and I’m a lifelong Philly sports fan. One of my first sports memories is Joe Carter hitting a three-run walk-off home run against closer Mitch Williams, propelling the Toronto Blue Jays into a World Series victory over his hometown Phillies. Sigh.

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WWTD – What Will Tiger Do?

It’s an exciting time of year for sports. It’s officially opening day for Major League Baseball. The Final Four tips in Indianapolis with storybook character, Butler University, taking on hoops behemoth, Duke in the evening. In the midst of it all will be lots of talk about Sunday’s big National Football League trade of Donovan…

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