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FACEBOOK CONTEST: Who Are The Most Influential People In Sports Business in 2012?

Sports Business Journal recently published their 2012 “50 Most Influential People In Sports Business” list. We scanned Twitter and found many opinions…..both positive and negative. Well, here’s your chance to voice your opinion and enter to win a pair of Spira Shoes with WaveSpring Technology! We want to know who you think was missing from the…

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Houston Rockets Diversifying Global Sports Sponsorship Interest With Asia-Based Companies

The Houston Rockets recently expanded their presence on the court, adding Oklahoma City’s James Harden right before the 2012-13 NBA season began. Not to mention, the Rockets had already signed Harvard graduate, Jeremy Lin, a few months prior. But now, the team is expanding its presence off the court and diversifying its global sports sponsorship…

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Former SportsCenter Anchor, Dan Patrick, Leaving Fox Sports Network

Last week, former SportsCenter anchor and current radio personality, Dan Patrick, announced that he’d be leaving Fox Sports Network. The 56-year-old Patrick has been a longtime host of The Dan Patrick Show, but it’s rumored that he’ll be moving to another channel soon. Media Reporter, John Ourand, of the Sports Business Journal informed his followers…

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Sports Sponsor of the Year: Bridgestone

We are constantly looking for best practices or case studies to learn from. In the field of sports sponsorship, there is currently none better than Bridgestone – Americas Tire Operations. Recently Bridgestone Americas was selected by Sports Business Journal as the 2012 Sports Sponsor of the Year. The company’s Bridgestone brand is the Official Tire…

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How Jersey Sponsorship Will Penetrate the Big 4 Sports

Potential Jersey Sponsorship in the Big 4 Sports         A recent article in the Sports Business Journal declared that jersey rights fees for the Big 4 pro sports leagues could total over $370 million. That’s a lotta cake to leave on the plate! It would logically suggest (given revenue-hungry owners and increasingly desperate advertisers)…

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The First Step to Launching Your Sports Career

If your dream is to have a sports career, but have no idea where to start, you’re not alone. I get a ton of email from college students and recent grads telling me they would love a career in sports, but don’t have a clue how to get started. So I ask them: “What do…

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Top Sports Business Resources of 2010

Earlier this week, we had a vote for the top sports social media professional of 2010, and it garnered over 2000 votes. As voting wraps up today, we’ve decided to another one for the top sports business online resources of 2010. We’ve narrowed it down to these links, but if there’s one we’ve missed, let…

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The Ultimate Sports Business Resources

At Sports Networker, we pride ourselves on being one of the leading resources for covering the latest cutting edge topics in sports business, sponsorship, PR, and social media.

However, this post is not about us, but rather other resources that we have personally found to be useful and informational, in hopes of creating a great list of the ultimate sports business resources. We’re bound to have missed a few, so please let us know your favourites if they aren’t on the list!

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Top 10 Resources for Sports Management Students

You are a Sports Management student. You picked out the best school and you have been studying hard to work toward your graduation day.  But when the day comes when you are thrust in the real world, will you have the tools you need to make it in the sports industry?  How well do you…

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How To Write For The Sports Industry (Video)

Terry Lefton is a killer writer for the SportsBusiness Journal, and I was fortunate enough to meet up him during the Marquis Jet Super Bowl party in Tampa.  He shares some great insights about how difficult it is becoming a writer in the sports industry, but by specializing early you have a much greater chance…

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