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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 01.20.14 – 01.27.14

This week in #SportsBiz focuses on the business behind the Super Bowl as well as ticket sales for Sochi Winter Olympics and Notre Dame’s new partnership with Under Armour. Check it out below. Sports Business Super Bowl or Snow Bowl? The NFL could change the time or date of next weeks Super Bowl XLVIII in…

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NFL Blackouts Avoided In Playoff Games

Overpriced NFL tickets, the greater availability of high-definition television and Wi-Fi have caused NFL teams to scramble to sell playoff tickets. An NFL blackout, which hasn’t occurred in 12 years, occurs when the local broadcast station cannot show games because it hasn’t been sold out by the deadline. Decrease In Ticket Sales A Factor For…

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Top 5 Most Engaging Athletes on Twitter and Instagram

Social media allows engaging athletes to stay connected to their fans and give insight into their personal lives, training regimens and charity work. It’s no surprise that many athletes have taken well to many social media sites. This past year was quite a period of memories for many athletes. The use of Instagram amongst athletes…

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Facebook Buys SportStream, Continues Competition With Twitter

For a while people have been “watching” games or other major events via Twitter. Facebook wants a piece of the real-time chatter going on. Now they’re going to try their hand during events like the Super bowl. “A spirited conversation about sports is happening on Facebook both in real-time and over the water cooler the…

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How To Build An Unstoppable Sports Network With Instagram

In this day and age, it’s almost impossible to think of life without social networking sites. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be a huge help when trying to build an awesome sports network. A network that can help you land a job in sports. As of late, Instagram his implemented a video option…

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Facebook Partners With SportStream To Become ‘Watercooler’

A battle has raged on between Facebook and Twitter since the second came about.  It seems that there are new social media sites popping up daily, yet many people have remained faithful to the two major social giants. Facebook has long seemed to have the upper hand on Twitter, except when it comes to sports. Twitter…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.04.13 – 11.11.13

In this week’s top news from the #SportsBiz, the NFL and its controversies remain a popular topic, but business continues as usual.  Other stories include an app released by the International Olympic Committee, YouTube agrees to stream NBA D-League games, NHL fans seeing a hike in ticket prices, and people turning fantasy sports into a six…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.28.13 – 11.04.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes Go Daddy taking a new approach to their Super Bowl marketing campaign. Other top news includes Tiger Woods and EA parting ways, record ticket prices for the Boston Red Sox, potentially big numbers for a looming media deal for the WWE and TigerLogic breaking into the sports…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.21.13 – 10.28.13

Top News in the #SportsBiz for this week involves Xbox One launching promotional commercials during the NFL’s Sunday Night Football.  Other news includes the NFL looking at potential Thursday night game packages, Vikings stadium talks, a Fitness and Sports Technology Expo, and an evolving NCAA rule book.  Read on to get your #SportsBiz fix! Sports…

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Sky Sports Partners With Twitter And Grabyo To Give Fans Live UEFA Clips

Sky Sports has stepped up their social media game through a partnership with Twitter.  As we have seen, Twitter has been running wild with the idea of creating a social TV world. In what is dubbed as “Twitter Amplify”, a few of the social site’s media partners include MLB.com, the PGA Tour, and recently the…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 10.14.13 – 10.21.13

Top news in the #SportsBiz this week features Formula E and their plan to market to youths.  Other news includes Taco Bell and the NBA going social, Mexico’s soccer conundrum, a street soccer TV series from Xbox, and the NHL’s strong ticket sales.  For all your #SportsBiz news, read on! Sports Marketing Formula E markets…

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Fancred Pushes To Make Waves In The Social Sports World

It seems that every other day there is a startup social network looking to compete with Facebook and Twitter.  Lately, there have been a lot of these startups taking aim at sports fans.  It is certainly known that Twitter drives a powerful sports conversation.  Is it possible though, that a social network suitable for sports…

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