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We’re going to spend some time today talking about umbrellas. While that may seem like an odd subject for a sports column, it turns out to be surprisingly important, and a topic that ties directly into a larger discussion that is beginning to get a public airing about the number and …Baseball
SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has long been a top online destination for sports fans, and this year, it made two big bets to expand that audience: its multimillion-dollar deal to webcast a National Football League game and its July entrance into the world of daily fantasy sports contests.
While the N.F.L. …Yahoo
Reebok is not Lululemon or Under Armour. And that's fine.
Reebok has been capitalizing on how it's different from its competitors by targeting a completely different consumer: the tough, challenge-loving one that does Tough Mudders, mixed martial arts, and CrossFit.
The rise of athleisure has …Reebok
Meet the new sports media companies.
At 1:29 p.m. on Oct. 19, skateboarder Ryan Sheckler uploaded a video to his Facebook page shot entirely on an LG phone. The video, paid for by LG, showed Sheckler and his buddies skating around his hometown of San Clemente, California, providing fans with the …Social Media Marketing
University of Oregon is set to build a $19.2 million sports science center called the The Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Complex. The complex is …Nike
Construction work on Tokyo’s National Stadium, the centrepiece of the Japanese capital’s staging of the 2020 Olympic Games, will not begin until …Olympics
The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they will be the first North American professional sports team to partner with ride-share app Uber. The …Jacksonville Jaguars
Note: This article contains offensive language. After Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant blew up in a locker-room rant aimed at a member of the media last …
The NFL's new "Color Rush" campaign introduced an unintended consequence Thursday night: Some colorblind viewers were unable to distinguish between the Buffalo Bills' red uniforms and the New York Jets' green uniforms.
Former New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes was one of the affected viewers …Color Blindness
I have been asked repeatedly this week how I would handle Dallas Cowboys Defensive End Greg Hardy’s situation if he were a client. It is a reach in the first place, given that for 40 years I have taken clients who agree to serve as role models, retrace their roots, and have a positive impact on …Greg Hardy
As expected, the Cubs officially announced WSCR-AM 670 as their new radio outlet for 2016 yesterday.However, during an appearance on the station, …TV
Hulk Hogan was right on the money when he told an English radio station recently that John Cena would make a “good heel.”
In fact, Cena’s eventual heel turn will likely be one of the most shocking moments in wrestling history. When Mr. Hustle, Loyalty and Respect does turn, not only will it be …John Cena
Fantasy football falls nowhere near gambling, but instead relates more closely to investment, Eaton says.Gambling
Psychology Department ~ Social/Personality Psychology
November 6, 2015
Associate Vice Provost, Learning Design & …Houston
The society of athletes, especially when connected to a cadre of fans, often stimulates a unique and intriguing form of solidarity, bordering on ferocious allegiance. The term fan comes from the noun fanatics which is a 16th century French word for being possessed by a god or demon. To professional …Social Media
Military tributes are a staple of professional sporting events, from surprise homecomings of veterans, to color guards, to enlisted men and women …Patriotism
MiLB to host Diversity Symposium at TSU | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Minor League Baseball® announced Monday it will host a Diversity Leadership Symposium on Nov. 6-7, 2015, in Nashville, …Minor League Baseball
Dr Gabriel Dollé, the former director of the IAAF’s medical and anti-doping department, has been placed under criminal investigation, suspected of taking about €200,000 (£140,000) in bribes in an alleged cover-up of positive Russian doping tests.
The French office for financial prosecutions says …Doping
Truth No. 1: Most of us watch sports to see the unexpected. Truth No. 2: Plenty of us want to predict the future.
Somewhere, where those two …Sports Science
ESPN’s sudden decision to layoff 300 workers sent shock waves through the sports media landscape last week. Former SportsCenter anchor Charley …
As Prince Harry embarks this week upon his latest trip to the United States, the fact remains that the American public generally perceive him as the Playboy Prince, a rampaging royal party animal with a lifestyle that dreams are made of.
The reality though, is now a little different.
Now 31, Harry, …Prince Harry
Commissioner Rob Manfred says the minority-hiring issue that Major League Baseball currently faces can start to be resolved with entry-level positions and not just focusing on top jobs.
"I think it starts with respect to entry-level jobs," Manfred said Tuesday during an appearance on Mike & Mike on …
Diamond Kinetics and DeMarini are creating a baseball bat revolution by moving the buying decision from deep in your gut, into your brain where it …
If a week is a long time in politics, then the cliche has recently been extended for the febrile, insular, double-dealing, ever-shifting world of its sporting sibling. As world football cries out for a new start, the eight candidates who have lined up to reconstruct the discredited Fifa that …Sepp Blatter
Major League Baseball has another new sponsorship agreement in 2015, this time with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts and Starwood Preferred Guest. The deal …
Pfeiffer University Sport Management students traveled recently to Uptown Charlotte for a field experience with the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte …
This section of SportTechie, “Sports Tech Wire”, contains original press releases issued by various companies and industry organizations. The …
In an age where many professional teams are looking for every single sports science edges imaginable, many of them have passed over one of the most …
Talk of European expansion in the NBA has been prevalent for quite some time, and while Commissioner Adam Silver believes it could happen eventually, nothing is imminent on that front.
According to the Associated Press (h/t NBCSports.com), Silver called European expansion discussion "premature." He …
The organisers of the Rio 2016 Olympics have been forced to make major cutbacks, slashing budgets by almost a third in the face of the worsening Brazilian economy.
It is understood meetings have been held over recent days to find ways to remain within their £2.4bn operational budget, which is …Budgeting