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Sports Media Shakeup: CNN/Turner Sports Steals Rachel Nichols From ESPN

In a recent sports media shakeup, CNN/Turner Sports has poached ESPN reporter, Rachel Nichols, away from Bristol, Ct. to anchor a new weekend sports program. Nichols has been a well-recognizable face with the Worldwide Leader in Sports for the better part of the last decade, where she was a regular correspondent on SportsCenter, NBA Countdown,…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 01.21.13 – 01.28.13

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business Victor Cruz’s Agent Speaks About His Life As A Football Agent “Founded by a team of professionals with over 40 years of combined experience in corporate finance, marketing, law, and sports, DSI understands the new opportunities…

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How Advances In Sports Technology Have Revolutionized The Game Of Tennis (INFOGRAPHIC)

Over the past several decades, many great advances in sports technology have revolutionized the game of tennis. Court and ball tracking technology have both changed how the game is viewed by fans. Additionally, rackets have transitioned from players’ hands all the way to composite frames composed of graphic, titanium, and carbon fiber. Even social media…

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Jobs In Sports Events: How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports

When you attend a big sporting event like the NCAA Final Four or the Super Bowl, for example, you might forget that there’s a laundry list of people working behind the scenes to put on the event. Even for regular season games in the NBA or NFL, there’s people working together to make sure the…

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NASCAR Allows Fans To Define The Rules Of The Race Thru Sports Technology, Mobile-App Voting

The vision that NASCAR and Sprint had when they partnered almost 10 years ago of using sports technology to bring fans closer to the sport is coming to fruition. For the first exhibition race of the season — the Sprint Unlimited scheduled for Feb. 16 at Daytona International Speedway — fans will have the opportunity to…

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Social Media In Sports: Ravens Ray Lewis Has A Huge Klout Score

Ray Lewis’ play on the field is coming to an end, as he’s set to retire following Super Bowl XLVII, but his Klout score and social media in sports presence off the field is likely to remain high for quite some time. There’s a lengthy formula to determine your Klout score; the San Francisco-based company uses…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 01.14.13 – 01.21.13

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business New Grizzlies CEO Off To A Fast Start In 2012-13 After the new ownership group of the Memphis Grizzlies, led by Robert Pera, was introduced to the public at the beginning of the season, the team…

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Football Fever: How Do NFL Fans Watch The Big Game On Sunday (INFOGRAPHIC)

It’s that time of year again. NFL Conference championship games are slated for this upcoming Sunday, and Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans is just over two weeks away. So, naturally, football fever is at an all-time high…at least for some die-hard NFL fans. The folks over at GMR Marketing — one of the world’s largest engagement marketing…

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Sports World Sends Support To ESPN’s Stuart Scott Via Twitter Following News Of His Bout With Cancer

Earlier this week, ESPN’s Stuart Scott announced via twitter that he is unfortunately battling cancer for the third time. The Chicago, Ill. native was first diagnosed with the deadly disease about six years ago; Scott underwent chemotherapy and was free and clear until 2011 when doctors discovered tumors in his small intestine. Now, as of this…

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How The Indianapolis Colts Used Sports Technology To Improve Its Game In 2012-13 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Like other NFL teams in 2012-13, the Indianapolis Colts also made the jump to Global Apptitude’s digital playbook to give themselves the competitive advantage. Instead of resorting to a hefty 800-page playbook for another season, head coach Chuck Pagano opted for the trendier and more environmentally-friendly playbook. But that wasn’t their only change in sports technology….

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 01.07.13 – 01.14.13

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business CBA Official, NHL Releases 2012-13 Regular Season Schedule Well, it’s official. After the NHL’s Board of Governors signed off on it Wednesday and the NHLPA did the same on Saturday, the collective bargaining agreement is now official…

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2013 World Of Red Bull Commercial Highlights The Brand’s #GivesYouWings Motto

With the recent turn of the calendar, Red Bull is showing its fans how to be fearless and conquer their dreams. The energy drink brand collected their most epic moments from 2012 and beyond in the new World of Red Bull video, which you can view below. The video — which highlights Red Bull’s #GivesYouWings…

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