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mattau
From The Editor's Desk

Sports movies tend to have one facet over regular dramas. They tend to reveal more about the lengths that people are willing to go in order to achieve a goal (usually a championship), along with figuring out ways to surpass massive obstacles such as a juggernaut villainous team to have

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finish
Blog Posts

There are people who put forward sweat equity to make an event happen. There are also “finish line” guys, who provide useless comments disguised as constructive criticism, don’t volunteer but then want a say in everything. The trouble with “finish line” guys is that they often get more attention, mainly

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Paw Maniacs
Blog Posts

The Seattle Sports Marketing Conference is set for Oct. 15-16, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center. My goal with this conference is to democratize sports business, by allowing young professionals and top executives to mix. The ticket prices are broken down by day & by 2-day conference badge, and

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toxic
Blog PostsFrom The Editor's Desk

There is a dire issue that many university athletic programs rarely address: Who are they allowing to sit at the table and do they deserve to be there? Especially the smaller FCS or DII schools where anyone with $200 can become a donor, volunteer for a committee position and walk

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JLapsansky
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0874.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe BMW Championship represents a unique challenge for Jeff Lapsansky, since he has to sell tickets to a PGA Tour event that moves every other year to a different city. Lapsansky discusses some of the ways that he drives ticket sales

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MarkiewiczJ
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0873.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe weather doesn’t stop a great ticket sales staff from selling. John Markiewicz shares his knowledge about selling in cold weather for baseball and hot weather for hockey. Markiewicz talks about his strategy in driving group ticket sales for Chicago White

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tking
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0872.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAs if it couldn’t get confusing enough, Troy King comes on the podcast to share a funny episode at the 2018 National Sports Forum regarding Troy Kirby, Troy Tutt and Troy Kirby and one confused gentleman who said “Hi Troy” when

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Zdayton
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0871.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSZach Dayton returns to the podcast after nearly four years since his original one (Ep. 328). Dayton talks about his transition from Pace University, a D2 school, to Fairfield University, which is Division 1. Dayton shares his insight into bringing not

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HMJones
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0870.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFresh off her departure of a second stint with the Corvallis Knights, former COO Holly Marie Jones shares her insight into the West Coast League baseball franchise’s brand, and how she was able to enhance it through merchandise, ticket sales and

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DLiaco
Secondary Market

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0869.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBack in 2010, if Dominic Laico had been able to get his work done for a secondary market reseller on time, the entire resale market would have never been revolutionized. Laico would launch AutoProcessor in 2011, with the set goal of

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