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Sports Industry Craves Data Scientists

Sports Industry Craves Data Scientists

Do you know anyone with the title “data scientist” embossed on their business card? Me neither, which is to be expected from a career with so much demand. Companies across the sports industry are amassing petabytes of data on the performance of athletes and the consumption habits of fans. Without […]

Product Development in the Sports Arena

Product Development in the Sports Arena

Apps like MLB.TV proves that successes of sports leagues are now defined by more than its superstars and playoff thrills. It’s harder than ever to snag the attention of sports fans—24/7 television networks, sports talk radio stations, a plethora of content websites, sports-centric podcasts and access to games, both locally […]

Keeping the Peace: Sports Arbitration

Conflict is essential to the popularity of sports. Baseball, football, basketball, soccer and hockey clubs clash for championships, eternal glory and bragging rights. Professionals in golf, tennis, skiing, surfing and mixed martial arts compete for big checks, trophies and the right to be called number one in the world. This […]

Nutritionists Make a Difference in Sports

Games of sport are a convergence of mind and body. Athletes use their intellect to memorize complicated offensive play calls, tricky defensive sets along with opponents’ scouting reports. While important, it’s nothing unless matched with a finely tuned vessel. The body is an athlete’s true tool of the trade—unique physical […]

Why Sports Needs Art Directors

In a world of Instagram filters, iPhone favorites and Facebook uploads, graphic arts feels kind of like a lost art. But don’t lose hope; artistry isn’t dead. Designers and artists are creating visual aids all around us making everything we consume just a bit more pleasing to the eye. Sports, […]

Press Conferences 101

Professional sports demand a mix of top athletes, overworked coaches, big ego front office executives and a stir-the-pot media presence that connect fans to the action. The triad of athletes, coaches and front office personnel is perfectly logical—play for today’s game, coach for this season and build for long-term success. […]