Sports Management

Top 5 Entry-Level Jobs in Sports Management

Posted by Brian Neese on April 25, 2016  /   Posted in Sports Management

The North American sports market is projected to grow to $73.5 billion in 2019 from $60.5 billion in 2014, according to the PwC Sports Outlook. Gate revenues, media rights, sponsorship and merchandising will drive market growth at a compound annual rate of 4 percent. Industry growth will lead to more opportunities for jobs in sport

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Managing and Organizing the Super Bowl

Posted by Brian Neese on April 04, 2016  /   Posted in Sports Management

To say that putting together the Super Bowl is a large task would be an understatement. Each year, millions of fans attend and tune in to the biggest sports game of the year. Super Bowls make up the seven most-watched U.S. television broadcasts of all time, led by the 111.9 million TV viewers who saw

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Inside the Numbers: The Use of Sports Analytics in the NFL

Posted by Brian Neese on August 21, 2015  /   Posted in Sports Management

Compared to the MLB and NBA, the NFL has hardly scratched the surface of what’s possible with sports analytics. Part of the problem is that many NFL teams don’t take full advantage of the data that is currently available. “The Great Analytics Rankings” from ESPN show that not a single NFL franchise is “all-in” when

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Inside the Numbers: The Use of Sports Analytics in the MLB

Posted by Brian Neese on July 21, 2015  /   Posted in Sports Management

Baseball stands at the forefront of sports analytics. In fact, other popular sports in the United States can trace their statistical lineage directly from baseball. For instance, both the NFL and NBA borrow Bill James’ Pythagorean expectation for predicting wins based on runs scored and allowed. From a revolution in the value of on-base percentage

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