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Rugby Changed The World Thanks To Nelson Mandela

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they can understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.02.13 – 12.09.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz for the week includes a short write-up celebrating Nelson Mandela’s life.  News topics include Discover’s Fan Loyalty Poll, Cal football partnering with Kabam for a stadium naming rights deal, the MLS Final featuring two small market teams, and Levi’s stadium being loaded with technology.  To get a full dose of…

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2011 Rugby World Cup Social Media Success Story

The 2011 Rugby World Cup has come and gone and in the end, the New Zealand All Blacks have stood victorious.  For a country that has been waiting for 24 years to hoist the Rugby World Cup trophy, their storybook ending was something that will go down in history as one of the greatest moments…

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The Fastest Growing Team Sport in the USA

A study conducted in 2010 by America’s Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) found that rugby (union) is now the third fastest growing sport in the United States, following softball and ice hockey. In a previous study, which used data collected between 2007 and 2009, the SGMA had also revealed that rugby was actually the fastest…

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