5 Ways Running Can Help You Get a Promotion

Time to lace up those sneakers that have been sitting in the closet and go get the new job or promotion you’ve been gunning for. It could happen! Running has lots of benefits, including improving mood, reducing stress, and boosting self-confidence. Running just might help your work life, too. Here are five reasons running could […]

Golf, Technology, and Your Next Job

Ever since the 15th Century when the first Scottish guy hit the first ball with the first club, the game of golf has benefited from technological innovation. Early golf balls were rudimentary at best, either carved from wood or made by stuffing a leather pouch with feathers and cow hair. By the 1800s, if you […]

Long Drives: What Golf Can Teach You About Your Career

Do you wish that you felt as passionate about your job as you did about the game of golf? While you may already daydream about golfing while you are supposed to be putting together that report for your boss, you may be onto something. Many of the principles that you apply to improving your golf […]

Will A Liberal Arts Degree Help My Sports Career?

Say you just graduated with a degree from a Liberal Arts college. You’re thinking about your next steps: Career. You’re talking to a friend and it suddenly occurs to you, “Dude, I want a job in sports.” How likely is your friend to raise his eyebrows, look you over with an appraising eye, and wish […]

Aspiring Pro Athletes & Academia: Where do Athletes Get Their Smarts?

Pro athletes perform amazing feats of physical valor. They jump, they dive, they salchow, they jib. And on top of training for years to hone their athletic skills, they still have to keep up with the rest of the world. All athletes, especially young ones, have to work double-time to get a proper education. When […]

How English Majors Can Get a Job in Sports

I was an English major in college. Wouldn’t change it for the world. And, for those of you who are still in school, I’m here to remind you of the inevitable truth: after graduation, you will have to get out there and dig up a job. Unlike business and teaching degrees, an English degree does […]

On Football, Emojis, and Drunk Driving

Have you noticed those little sports emojis all over Twitter? The rest of the sports world has. And they’re going crazy for it. Just prior to Super Bowl 50, professional sports teams and large sporting events started developing special little emojis that pop up after someone uses their hashtag. They’re icons like footballs, team mascots, […]

Unexpected Career Opportunities in … “FORE!”

When you hear the words “now that’s a rowdy sport,” what comes to mind? Rugby maybe? Hockey? How about golf? Golf has a bit of a reputation. Sure it’s not necessarily the kind of ‘reputation’ carried by many other professional sports – aka testosterone rages, drugs, and cash – but the reputation is there all […]

Sports and Public Drinking: What Not to Do When Trying to Land a Sports Internship

You’re a senior in college. People have been telling you it’s time to start looking for an internship so that you have some experience under your belt before graduation. You heard them, between six-packs and foosball games, and you’re taking action. Good work. Things are about to change. Your choice of field was an easy […]

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