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Insuring Highly Paid Athletes

The insurance business is interwoven into much of our society from where we live and what we drive to how we pay for our health needs. It protects our families’ lifestyles upon death and allows us to handle hefty hospital bills for our newborns. Insurance transfers risk to a secondary […]

Hockey Growth Opens New Career Doors

Without question, the three-headed monster of American sports remains football, baseball and basketball. The National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association and NCAA present games that fans love and sponsors pay heavily to advertise with. There is a second class of team sport in the country that continues […]

Welcome to the Family Business

Family owned sports organizations, by their nature, have an element of nepotism (i.e. family favoritism). Though its existence is viewed in a negative light, logically it makes sense. Whether your parents own and operate the local hardware store or cash flow a professional football franchise, the desire to keep their […]

The Future of American Sports Business

The Future of American Sports Business Niral Patel Featured Blogger Sports as a business is more profitable than ever. Long time owners are cashing out to enjoy their billions allowing a new generation of financial elite to run teams they once rooted for. Tom Ricketts, a former Wrigley Field bleacher […]

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 […]

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, […]