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NHL Lockout Hurting Key Sponsors During Holidays

The NHL Lockout has been hurting the players, coaches, front office, league personal and much more. Also hurting are some of the leagues’ key sponsors who are struggling this holiday season. Holiday sales are down, and this never-ending lockout has continued to hurt all parties involved. And with the recent announcement of  game cancelation through the remainder…

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Sports Management

The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 12.03.12 – 12.10.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business Will #JohnnyFootball Ever Cash In? He might be Johnny Football, but he’s not allowed to be Johnny Cash. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the favorite to become the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy on…

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Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews Sparks Online Debate: ‘Who’s got the best defense in NFL?’

Green Packers Pro Bowl linebacker and league superstar Clay Matthews has teamed with Gillette for a series of videos that asks who is the best looking linebacker in the league. The “Clay vs Clay Debate” video, seen below, is meant to spark the debate amongst the online football community. Fans can take the debate over to…

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MSBA

The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.26.12 – 12.03.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business Application LIVE For Manhattan Sports Business Academy — Summer 2013 The Manhattan Sports Business Academy (MSBA) is an 8-week summer sports business leadership program in New York City. MSBA is designed for undergraduate & graduate students…

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Sports Sponsorship

Arsenal, Emirates Agree To Lucrative Sports Sponsorship Deal Through 2018-19 Season

English Premier League club member, Arsenal, and Emirates Airlines recently signed an agreement that would extend the airline’s sports sponsorship of the club’s shirts and stadium. The $239 million sports sponsorship deal gives Emirates five more years on the front of Arsenal’s jersey while the contract will keep Emirates’ name on the Gunners’ stadium through 2028….

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Jerry Maguire

The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.19.12 – 11.26.12

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business 5 Best Things About Being An NFL Sports Agent I (Agent Jack Bechta) have been lied to, deceived, used, humiliated, and have sacrificed a lot of my personal time and interest to serve others who play…

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Black Friday Deals

30 Books On Amazon During Black Friday Week To Advance Your Sports Career

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is a day away and Christmas is right around the corner. But, in the meantime, the thing that should be on everyone’s mind is Black Friday — that special day where millions of Americans go bizerk trying to find the perfect gift for the whole family. This year,…

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Houston Rockets

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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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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Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi Turns Heads With Sponsorship Deal, Promoting Head And Shoulders

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Manchester United-Sports Sponsorship

Manchester ‘U’ Aims To Achieve Sports Sponsorship, Media Deals With Opening Of U.S. East Coast Office

Manchester United is certainly a well-recognized brand across the pond in England. Yet, even in the United States, the 19-time English Premier League champions have their fair share of supporters. While superstars Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand are using their popularity on social media as leverage in sports sponsorship negotiations, the team hopes to use…

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Sports Social Media

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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