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8th Annual Sports Events Marketing Experience (SEME 2011)

What: The 8th Annual Sports Events Marketing Experience (SEME 2011) hosted by the Georgetown University SIM Program When: March 25-26, 2011 Where: Washington Nationals Park, Washington D.C. Friday, March 25 – Day One 9:00am -9:50           Keynote Presentation 10:00-10:45             Industry Trends and Outlook for 2011 in Sports 11:00-11:45             Sports 2.0: How Sports is recovering from the […]

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What HBO Means for the NHL

We’ve all heard of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” and perhaps seen some of Rex Ryan’s tirades during the New York Jets’ most recent pre-season.  The Jets received substantial publicity from being featured on HBO. For several months now, HBO has been advertising the next show to feature a look “inside” a professional sports team. Starting on […]

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How Can the NHL Improve the Winter Classic?

With the NHL playoffs underway, the League office is already planning for next season.  As far as the yearly business of the NHL goes, arguably nothing is bigger than the annual Winter Classic.  According to recent reports, the 4th annual Winter Classic will take place at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA, home of the NFL’s […]

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Georgetown Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

What: 3rd Annual Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance (GEMA) Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: April 16, 2010 (8:15 a.m. – Where: Georgetown University, McDonough Room 200 Cost: Attorney receiving CLE credit ($159, $179), Attorney/Practitioner w/out CLE credit ($99, $129), Non-Georgetown Student ($19, $39), Georgetown Student (Free, Free).  First number is applicable if you register before April […]


How Much Does the Trade Deadline Alter Team Chemistry in the NHL?

The NHL trading deadline has passed, and this year was the busiest in history.  Prior to the 3PM deadline on March 3, 30 trades took place.  With these trades, the rights to 53 players and 25 draft picks changed hands.  Compared to Major League Baseball, the NFL, and the NBA, the NHL typically has an […]

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Why the NHL Should Continue to Participate in the Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympics are in full swing in Vancouver right now with thousands of athletes proudly donning the colors of their countries.  However, one group of athletes that want to participate might not even have the opportunity to try out for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) […]

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The Decade Deal: What It Means for the NHL

Just prior to the start of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Johan Franzen signed an 11 year, $43 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Franzen’s new contract was the latest in a series of extremely long-term contracts that have been signed by a number of National Hockey League players in the past 18 months. […]