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Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

NBA Players Sports Business

Five-Star Recruit Jonathan Kuminga Opts For G-League Over NCAA

Highly-touted five-star prospect Jonathan Kuminga has decided to join a host of other talented high school players and sign with the NBA G-League instead of playing college basketball. The recent Patrick School (Hillside, N.J.) graduate Kuminga will take on a recently introduced option by entering the NBA G-League Professional Pathway Program. Kuminga had offers from […]


From Sports Pros To Poker Fanatics

In what way can we compare poker to football? Or rugby, or baseball, or any game which involves getting a pep talk from your team coach, running across a field until your body aches and hearing the excited cheers of your loyal fans? None of the above seems to share any obvious similarities with the […]

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The New Era Gaming In Law

What: The New Era Gaming in Law hosted by Northern Kentucky Law Review & The W. Bruce Lunsford Academy for Law, Business + Technology Where: Northern Kentucky University, George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium, Griffin Hall Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY When: Friday, March 20 9:00am-4:30pm Description The symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” will […]


2011 Australian Open: Where are the Americans in Tennis?

As the 2011 tennis season kicked off with the first major, Australian Open, no one can deny the lack of American players in tennis. Over the last decade, the number of American professional tennis players (men and women) has declined. Serena and Venus Williams are ranked four and five in the world. They have dominated […]

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INTRODUCING: The Sports Agent Directory

The Sports Agent Directory is the most comprehensive sports agent directory in the world.  Sure, we provide links to various agency websites in our Sports Agencies feature, but the Sports Agency Directory, which is offered by Sports Agent 411, LLC provides everything you could possibly need in terms of information regarding athletes and their agents. […]


A Newcomer’s Perspective Part I: How to Break Into the Industry – And Know It’s Not For Me

As many of you may or may not know, I am currently interning for Dynasty Athlete Representation, LLC, under someone who I consider to be a great role model and most importantly a friend – Darren Heitner. Ever since I realized I would not be the ‘shining star’ on the court as I always wanted […]

Sports Business

College Sport Research Institute 2009 Conference

What: 2009 Scholarly Conference on College Sport Where: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (UNC – Chapel Hill) When: Thursday (Apr 16) – Saturday (Apr 18) Blurb: It is the 2nd annual event for faculty, athletic administrators, students, sport practitioners, and the public interested in research, theory, and critical thinking about college sport […]

Sports Business

The Effect of the Economy on Sports

The year is 2009. Our country is faced with some of its darkest days in history. The U.S. economy is on a steady downfall and it is only getting worse. Many people who make a living on Wall Street are starting to zip up their pockets to try and save some money here and there. It seems […]

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Wharton Sports Business Initiative

The Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI) is unlike the other degree granting programs that I have highlighted in the past.  WSBI calls itself a research and executive education focused “think tank.” Involved in the program are educational programs, strategic corporate partnerships, consulting assignments, forums, and research.  Above all, WSBI wants to become a premier Research […]