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JSAnderson
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0485.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJens Sejer Anderson serves as International Director of Play the Game is an international conference and communication initiative aiming to strengthen the ethical foundation of sport and promote democracy, transparency and freedom of expression in sport. It is run by the

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JTingle
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0470.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe role of sports management courses, especially those dealing with the sociological and philosophical aspects in the world of sport, are under fire by critics who deem them unnecessary to finding a job in the industry. Trinity University’s sports management director

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0453.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBrock Wissmiller is providing that NCAA Division II has just as many revenue opportunities as the big boys at Division I. Wissmiller has several years of development, fundraising, media and sales experience, all of which he brings to the table daily

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0369.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSChloe Jeffers has worked in the international media for several years, and brings her knowledge to the podcast. Jeffers has worked primarily in Australian radio, with stints overseas in the United States and Caribbean. Jeffers talks about some of the differences

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The single largest aspects of why collegiate sports tends to fail to drive revenue is a simple one: The majority of the schools do not live on a year-round sales cycle for each of their sports seasons. It is a mentality that has existed for college athletic departments, who have

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Mowrey, Alan
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/taoep0327.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAl Mowrey represents the Cleveland Cavaliers’ minor league operations with in the NBADL in the Canton Charge. Mowrey talks about building up the base, going after the important group sales in the surrounding areas, as well as building acceptance by local

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There is a vast misconception by the general public about why folks work in college athletics. Some rationalize it as simply an income. Others suggest it is just because we love sports. While both points do factor into a decision for anyone working in college athletics, no one ever feels

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Eddie O'Brien (left) with coach Al Brightman (center) and Johnny O'Brien (right).
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Today is one of those days that I truly regret that happen while working in the industry. I woke up in a good mood this morning, went to check my e-mails, and then discovered that one of my favorite alumni, Eddie O’Brien, had passed away. I could sit and type

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While minor league teams have folded in certain markets several times over, that doesn’t stop the parent league or its ownership groups on the expansion committee from eying that market as “viable” despite what misdeeds were carried on by the last expansion owners who likely poisoned the market before leaving

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College basketball is about 1-2 months away from its greatest event of the year: March Madness. This doesn’t just include the actual NCAA Tournament with its field of 68, but all of the conference basketball tournaments which happen the two weeks prior. One of the prime assets for the NCAA

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