Sports Media 3.0: Catching Up With The “JR” In “JR Sports Brief”

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We all know about the “YouTube Sensations,” the seemingly unknowns who have come along to dominate the social media and pop culture world with their quirky films, unique style, and niche coverage of topics of various sizes and interests. They drive views, engage fans and get … [Read more...]

A Galaxy Of PR Success…

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From Landon Donovan’s farewell tour to the news that a rival club was leaving and another one was coming in to their completed “First To Five,” culminating with an extra time win over the New England Revolution in MLS Cup, it was a thrilling and sometimes exhausting ride for the … [Read more...]

Sports Biz Thoughts On Giving Back Tuesday From A Leader In The Field

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On this Giving Back Tuesday we thought it appropriate to talk to someone about sports and philanthropy, so we reached out to our colleague Harrie Bakst. Harrie has really helped shape the world of sports, entertainment and philanthropy through his work at Weinstein Carnegie with … [Read more...]

“Up For Whatever” Scores Locally…

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Last year during Super Bowl,  Bud Light’s “Up for Whatever” campaign scored huge marks for buzz, digital engagement and creativity, and the campaign continued to gain steam and eyeballs, and hopefully sales and brand awareness, throughout the year.   New elements have … [Read more...]

Gambling In Sport: Will Fantasy Bring Reality Soon?

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Toward the end of the series finale of Boardwalk Empire, Nucky Thompson, played so well be the actor Steve Buscemi for these past few years, turns to a young man in his employ and makes a reference about sweeping the sand off the front porch. Thompson knows from his work as a … [Read more...]

“Movember” Gets More Skin In The Game…

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As the calendar turns from the mega-awareness month for Breast Cancer and the amazing viral phenomenon of the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in the past, we can applaud the work the ever-growing (no pun intended) groups for Movember are doing specially tied to Prostate Cancer … [Read more...]

We Are The World; Global Sports Convergence Grows

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Sunday morning thousands of soccer fans in the US will turn on Barclays Premier matches on NBC while others will watch the Ryder Cup live from Scotland. Then later it will be the Dolphins and the Raiders playing…in Wembley Stadium. Across the pond a growing number of fans will be … [Read more...]

Galaxy Go Authentic…

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The L.A. Galaxy have long been kings of Southern California soccer, at least in the branding and marketing world for MLS. From David Beckham to Landon Donovan, the Galaxy, with all due respect to the mega-franchises like the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers, are probably … [Read more...]

Soccer In New York; The Strategic Battle Builds

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In most cases around New York “the battle” for supremacy amongst pro sports rivals is often more fizzle than sizzle. The Nets have never been at peak performance as the same time as the Knicks; few years have the Jets and Giants in the playoffs at the same time; save for 2000, … [Read more...]