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Charlie Weis

The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.12.12 – 11.19.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business NBA Commissioner Stern Estimates NBA Revenue Up To $5 Billion NBA Commissioner David Stern estimates revenue will be a record $5 billion in the current season, an increase of about 20 percent from the league’s last full season in…

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Sports Journalist Toolkit: What You NEED to Have

To all you aspiring sports journalists hoping to be the next Al Michaels, Woody Paige, Erin Andrews, Kirk Herbstreit or John Madden, you’ll need to know the basic “toolkit” needed to be successful. Odds are you won’t be busting onto the national scene to start your career, and will have to work your way up the…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.05.12 – 11.12.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business Astros Name 27-Year-Old David Stearns Assistant General Manager The Houston Astros have a new assistant general manager, and it’s David Stearns. This wouldn’t normally be huge news, but Stearns is only 27 years old. “David was highly recommended…

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3 Ways To Interview Like A Pro

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could walk into any job interview and feel 100% confident? In this article, you’ll learn 3 preparation secrets that will reduce or eliminate your nervousness in job interviews… I worked in the NBA for 5 seasons, and one of the best parts of my job was that I had…

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Blake Griffin

The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.29.12 – 11.05.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business 10 NEXT Class Of 2012 SportsPro and the Ivy Symposium are delighted to announce the ten exceptional young sports executives that make up the 10 NEXT Class of 2012. The 10 NEXT was conceived as an award…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.22.12 – 10.29.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business NBA Commissioner David Stern To Step Down Feb 1, 2014 David Stern’s long, storied, occasionally polarizing tenure as NBA commissioner will come to a close on Feb. 1, 2014, exactly 30 years after it began. When the…

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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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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.15.12 – 10.22.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business New York Yankees: Possibly $100-Million Losers With Rodriguez’s Contract Now that the Yankees have been eliminated from the playoffs in one of the worst crash-and-burns in recent sports history, there is growing speculation that Alex Rodriguez…

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In Midst of NHL Lockout, NBC Sports Network Reliving London 2012

With the 2012-13 NHL season still on hold, that leaves one particular sports media outlet — NBC Sports Network — with plenty of holes on its programming calendar. The Network was supposed to highlight over 90 regular season games along with another dozen on NBC. However, with little progress at the negotiating table being made…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.08.12 – 10.15.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business Nationals Lose Out On Millions By Failing To Make World Series Early Saturday morning, minutes after his team suffered a devastating, season-ending loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo stood his…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.01.12 – 10.08.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business NHL Agents Feel Pinch Of Labor Stoppage We hear it every time there is a labor dispute in pro sports: Millionaire players against mega-millionaire owners. That’s true again in the current NHL lockout, which is threatening…

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Professional Athletes Respond Via Twitter To ESPN’s Documentary, Broke

On Tuesday night, ESPN aired Broke, a “30 for 30″ documentary directed by Billy Corben outlining the financial rise and fall of many professional athletes. After earning millions of dollars playing the game they’ve loved, countless superstars have thrown it all away. “More money, more problems,” is the tagline according to ESPN. “Broke digs into…

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