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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.04.13 – 11.11.13

In this week’s top news from the #SportsBiz, the NFL and its controversies remain a popular topic, but business continues as usual.  Other stories include an app released by the International Olympic Committee, YouTube agrees to stream NBA D-League games, NHL fans seeing a hike in ticket prices, and people turning fantasy sports into a six…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.28.13 – 11.04.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes Go Daddy taking a new approach to their Super Bowl marketing campaign. Other top news includes Tiger Woods and EA parting ways, record ticket prices for the Boston Red Sox, potentially big numbers for a looming media deal for the WWE and TigerLogic breaking into the sports…

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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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Sky Sports Partners With Twitter And Grabyo To Give Fans Live UEFA Clips

Sky Sports has stepped up their social media game through a partnership with Twitter.  As we have seen, Twitter has been running wild with the idea of creating a social TV world. In what is dubbed as “Twitter Amplify”, a few of the social site’s media partners include MLB.com, the PGA Tour, and recently the…

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Fancred Pushes To Make Waves In The Social Sports World

It seems that every other day there is a startup social network looking to compete with Facebook and Twitter.  Lately, there have been a lot of these startups taking aim at sports fans.  It is certainly known that Twitter drives a powerful sports conversation.  Is it possible though, that a social network suitable for sports…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.07.13 – 10.14.13

This week in #SportsBiz sees Coca Cola marketing culture to local FIFA fans.  Also, FIFA is getting a huge amount of requests for World Cup tickets, Fox unveils new technology for the MLB Postseason, the Red Bull World Series will be televised this year, and TV goes social with Comcast.  Be sure to stay in…

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What Can We Learn From Sports’ Blunders On Social Media Sites?

We all know the power of social media sites. Their evolution has made it an essential and powerful tool for connection, news-gathering and engagement. With these platforms people now have a direct outlet to connect with clients, fans, sponsors and media about everything from products, news, content, and customer service. But while it’s an asset…

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Sports Go Social With SmackTalk 360

Over the past decade, we have all become so used to communicating through various social media outlets that it has flowed into what used to be face-to-face conversation. We have been watching sports and talking smack for much longer.  Eventually, there comes a time when the two converge.  Thus, we have SmackTalk 360. Sports social…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 09.30.13 – 10.07.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week includes SXSW adding a SXsports component to its festival.  Other news includes rising ticket prices in Pittsburgh, multiple brands leveraging digital content in their business strategies, and the NCAA finding itself in a bit of a pinch.  Read on for more! Sports Media SXSW Adds SXsports The South…

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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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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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