Tag Archives: Sports Business

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson Hired To Run The Lakers Show

The Hall of Famer is Named President of Basketball Operations 

The Lakers have named Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations, relieving General Manager Mitch…

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How to Become a Diverse Supplier with Major League Baseball

Advice on how potential suppliers can work with MLB organizations

Corey Smith, MLB Senior Director of Supplier Diversity and Strategic Sourcing, provides insight on how…

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Wealth Management + Sports Business = Athletes Giving Back

Philanthropy and volunteerism amongst pro-athletes

When you get your money right you can afford to be generous.

By Kandia Johnson

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Spike Lee Makes Video Game Debut on NBA 2K16

The legendary filmmaker provides direction on NBA 2K16

“It’s about the trials and tribulations of life on a big stage with the money,…

By Michael Tolbert

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Yahoo Will Livestream NFL Game in October

The game will be the first ever for the league, but certainly not the last

Web companies have expressed interest in trying to lure the NFL away from its traditional…

By Michael Tolbert

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NFL Fans Supporting Their Teams Through Crowdfunding

The extent that fans will go to support the success of their favorite teams and players has reached a new level

NFL fans are willing to part with additional money in support of their favorite teams…

By Michael Tolbert

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[SURVEY] NBA Spends The Most On Athletes On Average

Recently released survey highlights which major sports, leagues, and teams are spending the most

ESPN offered a peek at one of the charts in their analytic arsenal – the…

By Michael Tolbert

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Roc Nation Sports and BET Are Stepping Into The Ring

These two companies are teaming up to change the boxing experience

“It’s more than just boxing, it’s more than a sporting event, and that’s why we…

By Michael Tolbert

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Monty Williams Is Out In New Orleans

The team informed him, and the press, today

Starting with the team in 2010, Williams recently finished his fifth season as head coach,…

By Michael Tolbert

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Get Familiar With Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson

The QB has already achieved massive success in the NFL in 3 years and shows no signs of slowing down

“I think you earn respect and earn what you’re worth by the way you present…

By Michael Tolbert

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Mayweather v. Pacquiao: The Saga Continues

The drama reached a new high after both fighters left the ring

The drama around the fighters continues in the media this week, picking up right where…

By Michael Tolbert

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Top 5 Super Bowl XLIX Apps

Kick your experience up a notch this year by using the

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s more to the Super Bowl than football. Whether you’re…

By Kandia Johnson

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Longtime SportsCenter host and ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Passes Away At the Age of 49

These celebrities used social media to express their condolences

Stuart Scott did it his way. It was the only way that he knew how…

By Daron Pressley

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Team Couture Founders

Businesswomen Disrupt Sports Merchandising Industry with Team Couture

Cassandra Johnson and Audrey Tolson talk filling niche among female enthusiasts

Founders of Team Couture, Cassandra Johnson and Audrey Tolson saw a need in sports merchandising…

By Candace Mitchell

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The Sports Résumé: Tools Needed to Secure a Job in the Industry

Resources to enhance your chances of landing a gig

How to secure a sports industry job.

By George Bowser, Jr.

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Arizona State Establishing Sports Law And Business Program

The new program is slated to start in the 2014-2015 academic year

Will other universities follow?

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Brand Will Wait for Full Story Before Decision on Ray Rice

NFL running back's squeaky-clean image could be tarnished

Could Ray Rice’s future be in jeopardy?

By Darren Sands

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Ivy League Hoops, Ahead of The Curve in Coaching Diversity

The Ivy League has a long and storied tradition of African-American representation and achievement in sport

Which Division I men’s basketball conference currently has the country’s highest concentration and percentage of…

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Packers Sell Out Wild Card Game, Avoid Blackout

Feel free to put the NFC Wild Card game back on your schedule

Deadlines work

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Olympic Speedskater Shani Davis on Sochi, Rocking Under Armour and the Obamas

With the Sochi Winter Games just weeks away, an email chat with the former Olympic Gold medalist

“Balancing business and performance has been a challenge like never before, but that’s a blessing.”

By Darren Sands

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