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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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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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Madden 25 Finds Success In “The Bet” Campaign

With the recent release of Madden 25, EA sports was looking to better their marketing efforts.  By utilizing Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson and the rivalry between their respective teams, the company has come up with some marketing gold. Wilson wins the “eyebrow shaving bet” in Madden 25 ad Everyone with a vested interest in football…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.09.13 – 09.16.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week showcases tennis utilizing IBM analytics to better players and business.  Other news includes the legend of Boomstache, the NHL setting their sights high, MAG taking their marketing efforts on the road, and BNY Mellon partnering with Levis’ Stadium.  Read on for more. Sports Technology IBM uses analytics to…

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The Top News In #SportsBiz – 7.29.13 – 8.5.13

Social Media In Sports JP Arencibia is done with Social Media Social media can be a great place for fans to interact with their favorite sports stars and vice versa.  On the other hand, it can prove to be too much for some.  Everyone has seen stars come and go on Twitter and fans can…

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Yahoo Named Founding Partner at Levi’s Stadium

Technology is a major component of the Bay Area region in Northern California, so it is only fitting that the San Francisco 49ers have partnered with Yahoo in a new deal with the team’s new stadium in the Silicon Valley. The agreement will allow fans to upload photos to Flickr, owned by Yahoo, during the…

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Sports Technology: The Greatest Wi-Fi Network in Football

The San Francisco 49ers are in the process of building Santa Clara Stadium and it is expected to include many up-to-date and even advanced features, one of which will include the greatest stadium Wi-Fi network of all-time, revolutionizing sports technology. The stadium is set to open its doors for the start of the 2014 season…

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Super Bowl XLVII Snubs

Super Bowl Sunday is the most glamorized sporting event of the year, and the hype leading up to the game is maximized. Those players participating in the game have more physical and mental preparation than any other game of their careers, along with a much bigger media spotlight. But in the end, it is still…

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Super Bowl XLVII Sets Live Stream Viewership, Social Media Records

The live streams of Super Bowl XLVII from CBSSports.com, NFL.com, and NFL Mobile from Verizon drew a record number of viewers for a single game sports event in the United States on Sunday as fans turned to new platforms to watch what is being called the most social Super Bowl in history. CBSSports.com drew 3…

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Super Bowl XLVII: Comparing the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens on Social Media

Ready, set blitz! We’re officially on the cusp of Super Bowl Sunday, or so appropriated dubbed the Super Bro-l. Yeah, the media and everyone is going bananas over the story of the two brothers who coach their respective teams and the saga leading up to the game is all over the social media sites. It’s…

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What 49ers QB, Colin Kaepernick, Can Teach You About Breaking Into Sports

As I’m watching Super Bowl bound 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick answer Dan Patrick’s question, it reminded me of a very important, but underutilized, career development tactic. This is a simple exercise that anyone pursuing a sports career can easily implement and benefit from. Here’s the quick Q&A: Patrick: “Who was the quarterback you would play…

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Jobs In Sports Entertainment: How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports

The sports and entertainment worlds are quickly converging into a well-popularized industry that has become one of the most sought after niches in sports. Underneath the glitz and glam of jobs in sports entertainment, though, there’s an underlying business world. Whether you want to be the next Jerry Maguire, work in Event Production at the…

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