Where do the athletes come in at? Where’s that entrance? What… I’m drooling? Yes, you want to work in sports. Yes, you are going to be excited at your job interview. But there are some red flags that will pop depending on how you choose to wave your passion flag about the sports company or teamRead more →
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The Toronto Raptors have gone since 2008 without making the NBA playoffs and it was obvious that it was time to make some big changes in their organization. On Tuesday, one big change officially occured when they announced the signing of new general manager Masai Ujiri to the public. Ujiri – whose deal is reportedlyRead more →
Sports Business Members of U.S. Congress Urge Washington Redskins to Change Team Name Congress sent out letters to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the rest of the 31 teams in the league. The letter says that Native Americans take offense to the nickname, as they consider it a racial and derogatory slur. TwoRead more →
Sports Business ESPN Makes Harsh Sports Business Layoffs ESPN is set to make hundreds of layoffs. ‘The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ who is owned by Disney will reduce staff as well as avoid hiring for current unfilled positions. The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide.Read more →
After suffering a first-round defeat for the second consecutive season, Vancouver Canucks’ general manager Mike Gillis announced on Wednesday that he had fired head coach Alain Vigneault and two of his assistants, Rick Bowness and Newell Brown. Vigneault was hired on as the team’s head coach in 2006, and when Gillis stepped in for formerRead more →
Twitter chats are a huge way to gain followers, meet fellow users with similar interests and most importantly GET INVOLVED. The guys over at Sport Job Chat do a bi-monthly twitter chat with questions directed towards working in the sports industry. If you’re looking to get involved or meeting business professionals who can help youRead more →
Sports Business Mayweather Tops Sports Illustrated’s List of 50 Richest Athletes in 2013 For the second consecutive year, welterweight boxer Floyd Mayweather topped Sports Illustrated’s annual list of the 50 richest athletes in professional sports. Last year, Mayweather took over the top spot from Tiger Woods, who had held the spot every year since SportsRead more →
Sucking up isn’t the only way Contrary to popular demand there are many alternatives to sucking up that will put you ahead of the game and help you gain traction within your company and with your managers. In fact with the way people see through each other more and more nowadays unless your boss isRead more →
Sports Business Why LeBron James Could Be The Most Underpaid Athlete in Sports Despite being one of the top 1% income earners in the world, one could make a case that LeBron James could actually be the most underpaid athlete in professional sports. James earns $16 million per season, the 13th biggest salary in the NBA. WhichRead more →
Sports Business SequentialT Captures Fan Data for Venues to Maximize Revenue SequentialT, founded in 2009 by Peter Kraft, Tracy Howe and John Kiely, captures fan data by issuing “FanIDs.” The program identifies fans at the sporting event by allowing fans to link their ticket to their FanID. The program also captures data on fans who areRead more →
Over 350 colleges across the United States offer an accredited sports management program, and you had best believe that a significant portion of those students are female. These young women are just as committed to sports administration as their male counterparts, and they are just as qualified for careers in sports. There are many areasRead more →
The other day while surfing the internet I came across a quote from Tommy Lasorda that really resonated with me. “If you love your job, you haven’t worked a day in your life.” This is such a great quote because it is so true and I believe that many, if not all of us, canRead more →
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