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Sports Meets Information Technology

Though athletic games are as low tech as activities go, the world that surrounds them is on the opposite end of that technological spectrum. Sports business is catching up with other corporate entities in their uses of technology to run their organization and keep athletes at peak performance. The challenge […]

Sports Video Production Skills in High Demand

Once upon a time, pro sports franchises were dependent on local and national television networks for video presentations of their teams. Stadium technology, even with the advent of “jumbotron” screens simply didn’t require teams to need more than the services offered by the networks. Now that we’re in a web-based […]

Sports Media Hubs

The landscape of sports media is ever changing. Local newspapers, radio stations and television broadcasts were once the primary outlet for fans’ sports needs. The ubiquitous internet and growing number of niche television channels has created an almost infinitesimal number of places readers can look to for sports news, analysis […]

Sports Science Exploration

by Niral Patel Featured Blogger A career in sports can mean anything from on-the-field athletics, personnel management and coaching to team marketing, finance and health and wellness. The broad spectrum of “sports jobs” creates opportunities for people from all walks of life. A burgeoning area of the industry, sports science, […]

Read This Book: Quitter

While some of us enter the sports industry immediately after high school or college, many of us attempt the career transition after toiling in a different field for years. Jon Acuff’s book, titled Quitter, has application for those of us looking to make that eventual transition. Its subtitle explains its […]

Making the Team Look Good Off the Field

Most sports-minded people have dreamed of being the player who scores the winning touchdown or hits the buzzer-beating basket that gives their favorite team a championship. Sadly, few of us have the physical skills necessary to make that kind of contribution on the field. If you’re creative, though, you might […]

Sports Jobs Terminology: Speaking the Lingo

Every industry has its own jargon and sports business is certainly no exception. Speaking the language and understanding the terminology will aid you in crafting a well-worded resume, acing a job interview and overcoming the learn curve of a first job. Simply put, if you don’t sound educated about the […]