What’s Next in Wearable Sports Technology

Like all trends, wearable sports technology is constantly undergoing changes and improvements to keep consumers interested. Fitbits, Apple Watches, and other wearables are well marketed to consumers, and companies have built their brands to become a necessities for many people in their day to day lives. Wearable gadgets are here to stay. Wrist gadgets, maybe […]

In Times of Need, We All Unite. This is the Time to Help Houston

Harvey didn’t care where you sit politically. The rising flood waters couldn’t tell the color of your skin or the country of your origin. In our divided, angry, frustrated country, a powerful circle of wind was willing and able to hurt everyone and everything in it’s path, without concern. The effects will last decades. Devastation […]

The Trick(s) to Networking on Social Media

This isn’t your ordinary night spent in front of the TV, clutching a small glass with ice cubes clinking inside. You have somewhere to be, and people are expecting you to show up representing the best version of yourself. Tonight is different than most nights because you are on your way to a networking mixer downtown, […]

Behind the Mic For a Moment: A Day in the Life of a Sports PA Announcer

Guest author Jon Horton is a seasoned sports media professional having worked for CNN Sports, Fox Sports, the University of Washington, SMU and the University of Cincinnati. His first person account of being the game day PA announcer for FC Cincinnati follows. It’s about three hours to match time for the biggest soccer match in […]

7 Causes of Job Search Depression and How to Prevent it

Success is all about mindset, and so is failure. When you’re searching for the perfect job to further your career, it’s easy to become a sore loser and to feel frustrated, because the game hasn’t played out as planned. In failure, you often learn the key ingredient to success and one of the crucial elements […]

How to Increase Your Sports Industry Knowledge

There are multiple components necessary to thrive in a sports career. You can’t get by with just a passion for sports and your infectious charisma, you need more than that, you need skills, knowledge and a network. Your skills are developed by education and internships, methods to learn first-hand how to complete the various tasks […]

Duke Athletics Should Be Ashamed of Themselves

Here’s something for Millenials to get fired up over while enjoying their organic Sea Foam Greens smoothie from Whole Foods. (That’s not a dig, it’s my personal favorite variety) The overall unemployment rate has been under 5% since May of 2016, which in economic terms is considered full employment (Yippee!). Alas, everything isn’t so bright for […]

Five Warning Signs an Athlete is Struggling with Addiction

Athletes have skill and talent and are often in great physical shape. They usually have a competitive side that keeps them at the top of their game. Unfortunately, that competitive streak can often lead to both stress and injuries. The pressure that athletes, both scholastic and professional, are under to perform well and to beat […]

The Women’s Football BOOM!

In recent years gender equality in sports has made impressive strides, advancing societal expectations to a point beyond “football is for young men,” and “artful dance is for young women.” And while women’s soccer (football) is no where near as popular on the global stage as the men’s game, the popularity curve is still trending upwards, […]

ESPN Layoffs Include Many Familiar Names

Changing times in sports broadcasting have resulted in ESPN’s second round of layoffs in less than two years, this time including names familiar to the fan base, including longtime NFL reporter Ed Werder on the eve of the NFL draft. “A necessary component of managing change involves constantly evaluating how we best utilize all of […]

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