Lessons From A Hoops Lifer: Gordon Chiesa


  There are many passionate individuals describe in sports as “lifers,” people who dedicate their life to one sport or endeavor, such as coaching. One of basketball’s lifers is Gordon Chiesa (@gchiesaohmy) . Chiesa's career began as the athletic director and head … [Read more...]

“Tis The Season for College Merch Too…

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To support school, licensee and retail partners during the holiday gift-buying season, Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) is launching Holiday Cheer, a national collegiate retail marketing program in approximately 3,500 retail locations. The program, which began earlier this … [Read more...]

The Shadow League Finds Its Niche…

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles in the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

With so much recent turmoil in the media space with long form story telling sites, one that has survived and has thrived is The Shadow League. Founded and developed by media entrepreneur Keith Clinkscales. The site is dedicated to presenting journalistically sound sports coverage … [Read more...]

Getting Fans Charged While Charging Their Devices…

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During the World Series it was a little surprising to walk into a CitiField bathroom and see people charging their phones in the lone outlet by a urinal. The same scenario for the wireless charger-less generation goes on countless times in stadia and arenas, as people more … [Read more...]

Nissan “Goes Big” In College Sports…

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With baseball, golf and tennis now in the rear view mirror for 2015, hockey and hoops just starting and MLS entering its deeper drive into the playoffs; football, and college sports (with college basketball starting this coming week) really take center stage, and this past week … [Read more...]

Miami Hurricanes Seize The Moment, Score In Digital


What would the social world have looked like if the space was active during “The Play” the legendary ending of the 1992 Cal-Stanford game that concluded, after five laterals, with Cal running through the Stanford band on the way to the end zone after time expired? We got a taste … [Read more...]

Trying To Get “OneUp” In the Mobile Space…


OneUp Sports offers live-action, edge of your seat, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. Their platforms use the power of mobile and social technology, live sports data and content to bring professional … [Read more...]

Ticats Scoring North Of The Border…


Sometimes Americans in sports business are so caught up in the goings on in the lower 48 that we forget that there are some pretty smart best practices going on north of the border. The Blue Jays and the work MLSE has done from a marketing standpoint rivals anything in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Act Local, Think Global: “Mountaineer Nation Day”


Last year we did a post about how West Virginia University not only has some of the longest treks of any school in the country because of its far off affiliations with the largely Midwest and Southwest schools of the Big 12, but it also goes to global lengths at least once a year … [Read more...]

Colleges Kick Off Social Media In Style…


College Football has kicked off not just on the field but in the social space; some great early best practices courtesy of our friends at IMG College… We Will Rise: Auburn Auburn took to social media to rally their community and declare, "We Will Rise" in wake of Saturday's … [Read more...]