Author: Jobs In Sports

Toronto Sports: On the Cusp of Greatness

Last summer I walked the Toronto harbour and discovered some of the city’s gems: vast green space, funky live music, lots of food and stunning views of Lake Ontario. I later looked over the cityscape from the CN Tower—a striking 147 floor tourist hotspot and telecommunications tower. The overlook offers […]

Fantasy Sports Jobs Are Exploding

Fantasy sports are part of American sports culture; it’s an undeniable fact. Companies like ESPN, Yahoo! and NFL.com host fantasy leagues for millions of fans around the world. The fantasy craze helped create a multi-billion dollar industry as well as spur demand for thousands of new jobs. Fox Sports, CBS, […]

Houston Sports: Out of This World

Not enough sports fans grasp the uniqueness of Houston. Many believe Houstonians wear cowboy boots and hats, drive pickup trucks and eat too much steak and barbeque. And while that may be true, it only scratches the surface of Space City. The city’s visitor website sums it up well: Houston […]

Why Sports Agents Matter

Why Sports Agents Matter

I don’t have an agent. You don’t have an agent. Your parents, siblings and friends don’t have agents. Yet seemingly everyone you read about in the sports industry has one. And it’s not just athletes, right? Executives in the team front offices, coaches, sportscasters, writers and many others pay someone […]

A Perfect Pair: Sports and Social Media

Social media isn’t new—Facebook and Twitter are a decade old, Instagram and Pinterest are celebrating their five-year anniversaries. The next wave of social media apps, like Vine and Snapchat, are gaining popularity too. Millions of people from all generations share, like, post, pin and tag multiple times a day. Industry […]

Philly: A Tough Sports Town

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania doesn’t hold the sex appeal of California, the buzz of New York or the Lone Star State’s ruggedness. It isn’t part of New England yet doesn’t identify with the Midwest or Southeast. While it lacks a strong identity, The Keystone State—the geographic wedge in the east […]

The Business of Spring Training Baseball

The Business of Spring Training Baseball

by featured blogger Niral Patel On the east coast, Midwest and across the Rocky Mountains snow shoveling has replaced baseball as the new national pastime. Maybe that’s an exaggeration though it feels fair in the midst of another chilly, snowy winter season. But our hearts warm whenever a fellow fan […]

Mile High City Sports

Located a mile above sea level, Denver, Colorado is a spectacularly rare city. Situated at the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River, Denver is often described as urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure. Check out a few pictures of the cityscape and you’ll realize that it’s one of […]

Sponsorship Matchmaking in Sports

Fans cheer the walk off home run, hoot-and-holler for a game winning free throw and go crazy over a playoff hat trick. As true fanatics, these monumental moments in sports ingrain themselves in our memories. But in the background—on television and across the arena—are words and images that help pay […]