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Dear Sports Agents, Don’t Be Scared, Call Your Athletes And Surf The Big Wave Of Social Networks With Them!

The following article is a guest contribution from Giovanni Solazzi. Giovanni Solazzi is a Visiting Sports Law Researcher at Harvard School of Law, where he is writing his dissertation on Publicity Rights and Endorsement Agreements under the supervision of Professor Peter A. Carfagna. Giovanni is visiting from the Alma Mater University of Bologna, where he […]

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NFL Players NFL Teams Social Networking Sports Business

Lagardère Picked By NFL To Manage Social Media In Germany

Although NFL Europe ended in 2007, the NFL has seen substantial growth in six European countries. Throughout the past nine years, Germany’s interest has grown more than any other country, despite no NFL games in their country. It has grown so much so that two million Germans stayed up to watch Super Bowl 50 at midnight. To […]

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Headline Social Networking Sports Business

Wasserman Media Group Acquires Social Media Agency Laundry Service

Sports and entertainment giant Wasserman Media Group has acquired the digital agency Laundry Service, according to Ad Age. It appears to be a win-win deal for both parties. Wasserman bolsters its social media presence while Laundry Service gains access to some of the top athletes and brands in the world. In a blog post on […]

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Headline Social Networking Sports Business

TigerLogic Corporation Launches Postano Command Center

On February 3, TigerLogic Corporation, a leading provider of solutions that help companies amplify fan engagement by unlocking the power of social data launched the Postano Command Center. Postano, the flagship product for TigerLogic,  is a visual marketing platform that aggregates, curates and visualizes user-generated content on social media via live event and in-store social displays […]

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Headline Social Networking Sports Business

Vote For Agency/NFL Business Panel At South By Southwest Conference

SXSW, Inc. executes a series of annual conferences, with one of those being South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.  SXSW has now been broken down into film, interactive and music conferences.  SXSW Interactive 2015, which consistently focuses on emerging technologies, is allowing the SXSW community the opportunity to select future panels. One such panel […]

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Headline MMA Social Networking Ultimate Fighting

MMA: Tweet Right And Get Paid

Over the past few years it has become apparent that social media will play an important role in the MMA community. Everyday people are passed over on jobs because their prospective employer searched their Facebook profile and found an inappropriate picture, post, or anything that may be considered a “red flag.”  However, social media can […]

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Endorsements Headline Social Networking Sports Business

5 Questions With Opendorse CEO Blake Lawrence

Blake Lawrence is co-founder and CEO of opendorse, an online platform that connects companies with athletes. I had an opportunity recently to talk to him about the company, and how he got his start in the industry. How did you get into the industry? I’ve been around sports my entire life. I joined the Nebraska […]

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Headline Social Networking Sports Business

University of Toronto Sports Industry Conference To Discuss Social Media And Sports Branding

What: 2014 University of Toronto Sports And Business Association Sports Industry Conference When: Wednesday, March 12th 2014 Where: University of Toronto, Desautels Hall – Rotman School of Management Time: 10:00AM – 6:00PM About: The University of Toronto Sports and Business Association presents the 3rd Annual Sports Industry Conference on March 12th, 2014. The Conference will […]

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Headline NFL Players Social Networking Sports Agents

Richie Incognito Fires Vicious Twitter Rant At Athletes First, Retracts Vitriol

It is safe to say that with everything that has occurred concerning the Miami Dolphins and the bullying incidents involving Richie Incognito and teammate Jonathan Martin, nothing should be considered a surprise anymore — even Incognito’s recent Twitter rants. Last Friday, Incognito supposedly deleted his Twitter account saying, “Goodbye, twitter. Be well. See you on […]

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Headline Social Networking Sports Business

Recapping 2014 NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

Last week, roughly 200-plus graduate assistants and college athletic department interns descended on Indianapolis for the annual NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar held at the NCAA’s Headquarters.  If you didn’t think there was competition to work in collegiate athletics, seeing a few hundred young professionals in a large conference room certainly does the trick.  The three-day […]