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The Top News in #Sportsbiz – 08.12.13 – 08.19.13

The top news in #sportsbiz this week includes a major move for Arizona State University, as they begin to offer a sports business degree program.  Sports networking site inRecruit.com is growing as evidenced by Brown University joining the site.  Other top news includes Fox Sports 1 hitting its projected 90 million homes, Wells Fargo sponsors…

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Three Social Media Take Aways from the NFL Referee Lockout

Social media feeds everywhere were set ablaze during prime time football games on television during the NFL Referee Lockout. Whether you were on Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, Google+ etc, you were sure to see more than one of your friends (aka angry football fan) post about the terrible calls during the games. To give you an example, during one…

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For Iverson and the Sixers, the Answer is Social Media

For the record, I am a Sixers fan, and I love Allen Iverson. The Background Three years ago, yesterday, Allen Iverson asked for a trade from the Philadelphia 76ers. “As hard as it is to admit,” he said, “a change may be the best thing for everyone.” Eleven days later, Iverson was traded to the…

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Social Media Report Card – The MLB

Ah, baseball. America’s past time. The game has been around, and flourished, for a long, long time. In recent years (since the mid 90’s), baseball has hit a rough patch, with the Steroids Era. However, baseball is trying to change its image, and social media is part of that effort. Social media makes sense for…

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Social Media Report Card – The NHL

In full disclosure, VaynerMedia assists the National Hockey League with their online and social media presence. Therefore, to be fair, I will not be assigning the NHL letter grades as I have done for the NBA and the NFL, rather I will leave it to you, the reader, to decide the league’s grade. Please leave…

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Social Media Report Card – The NBA

Over the next four weeks, I am going to write about the social media presence of the four major sports: the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, and Major League Baseball. Over the past year or so, each league has adopted social media in its own way, and each league…

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Hop On The Social Media Wagon In One Month

Image by Matt Hamm Lewis asked me to discuss the benefits of blogging to enhance your sport marketing efforts this week. Being a huge advocate of blogging, this shouldn’t be a problem for me, but when I sat down to write the words didn’t flow. I suspect because in my mind there’s a logical progression…

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Fans Are Talking Online: Can You Hear Them Now?

Image by leonard.beckman This is a guest post by Ryan Stephens The last post I did for Sports Networker was a very applicable, step-by-step approach to utilizing social media with respect to sports. It is a formula I will typically use when Lewis gives me the opportunity to share with you all.  However, this week…

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Video Interview With Bill Rasmussen: Founder of ESPN!

The Princeton Sports Symposium is one of those sports industry events that you just don’t want to miss out on. For those of you who did, its my goal to give you the best highlights from the event. Although I was not able to cover everything, I did get a number of video interviews with…

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