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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 03.18.13 – 03.25.13

Sports Business Fox Sports Buys Rights to New ‘Big East’ It was announced earlier this month that the Big East division would become a newly named division and have teams break away from it. For the time-being the media is calling it the old Big East. The new Big East division will feature  the ‘Catholic…

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Complete List Of 32 NFL Facebook Fan Pages + Bonus

If you’re looking for the Facebook Page for all 32 NFL football teams look no further! Some of these NFL teams have upwards of 3.5+ million fans, with the lowest seen around 852,000 fans. Nevertheless, there’s several ways one could leverage this information, more on that later. I’ve included the team’s Twitter Page and in…

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MLB Twitter Handles and Follower Counts

If the World Series were won by Twitter followers, the New York Yankees would hold all the titles. Since Twitter’s launch in 2006, the Yankees have always held the top spot. The Phillies are starting to catch up, but they’re still a good 90,000 follows away from surpassing the leader. Philadelphia does, however, have almost…

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Sports Social Media: Euro Football Study in China

China currently has the largest population in the world with more than 1.2 billion people and 15.6 million of them are active social media users when it comes to European Football. These are huge numbers and a recent study by Mailman Group on sports social media titled Red Card takes a look at the relationship…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.25.13 – 03.04.13

Sports Business Adidas Unveils Wild Designs on New College Basketball Uniforms Adidas shook up the college basketball world on Thursday, unveiling new eye-catching uniforms that will be worn by six teams in postseason play. UCLA, Louisville, Baylor, Kansas, Notre Dame and Cincinnati will wear brightly colored jerseys and shorts with a camouflage pattern. The designs for UCLA,…

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NASCAR Attempts to Take Down YouTube Video on Copyright Grounds

Following a horrific crash during the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, controversy emerged involving a fan video of the crash that was uploaded to YouTube. NASCAR had initially said the video was taken down on copyright grounds, citing language on the back of tickets. On a ticket from a NASCAR event at…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.18.13 – 02.25.13

  Sports Business Floyd Mayweather Jr. is ‘Money’ Floyd Mayweather Jr., arguably the best pound for pound fighter in the world of professional boxing, is all about the money. He cares so much about the green that nis nickanme is ‘Money.’ The WBC welterweight champion was listed as the highest-paid athlete in 2012 according to…

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Why Twitter Buying Bluefin May Be The Most Important Acquisition of 2013

Twitter’s acquisition of Cambridge (MA) based Bluefin labs could be the single most influential digital acquisition in 2013. Why? Bluefin measures what we’re talking about in the social space as it happens on TV. Twitter is out to build a revenue model based on real time brand activation. Super Bowl XLVII was the most talked about…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.11.13 – 02.18.13

Sports Business Goodell’s Compensation Nearly Tripled in 2011 It was revealed this week when the NFL filed the league’s tax return that owners nearly tripled commissioner Roger Goodell’s compensation in 2011, paying him $29.49 million, which likely makes him the highest paid commissioner in sports. While Goodell’s salary paid him $3.12 million in 2011, most…

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NHL Twitter Analysis: ‘Follower’ Standings

No one can deny the impact that social media has made on the digital age. When you are trying to keep your fan base informed about the latest promotion, need to get the word out on a scheduling update or just want to rev up their engines with new ice girls pictures, social media outlets…

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Sports Social Media: Shnarped Hockey App

Have you ever dreamed of giving a fist bump or a tap on the shinpads to your favorite hockey players such as Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Quick or Logan Couture after they make a mind-boggling play on the ice via sports social media? Well, that dream is now a reality thanks to the sports social media…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.04.13 – 02.11.13

The Top News In #Sportsbiz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Lead Writer – Mark Burns Sports Business 2012 Year In #SportsBiz Without question, 2012 was one of the most exciting years in the world of sports. Starting with the first major championship in February, the Giants defeated the Patriots in miraculous fashion (again) to…

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