If you want to work in sports management, be prepared to put on your boxing gloves. Sports management is a very competitive industry with high barriers to entry. But with the right skills, the right personality, and the desire to play hard, half the battle is won.
Which qualities does a sports agent need to make it in this business? This career demands a love for a chosen sport, the ability to understand legalities, the willingness to stick with athletes through ups and downs during an often short career, and to be able to negotiate contracts, handle financial planning, and support an […]
It takes a certain type of person to become a “runner.” Dedication and determination are two key components of regularly running, taking up marathons and participating in local running groups. Running is a great way to maintain your health, relieve stress and get in touch with your well-being. These Twitter feeds will keep you motivated […]
Fencing is one of the oldest sports in existence, being one of only four sports that have appeared in each one of the modern Olympic Games. Male and female fencers alike say they enjoy the sport for its intellectual aspects, for the strategy, for the adrenaline rush of the competition, and for the intense physical […]
Mixed martial arts, or MMA, is a brutal spectacle to watch. As the opponents do everything but throw the kitchen sink at each other, you may wonder what exactly is going on. Or you may really love it. There’s a reason why it’s one of the most rapidly growing sports in America. MMA is unpredictable […]
Anyone who thinks that NASCAR fandom is the province of backwoods, redneck, banjo-loving hillbillies who like to crack open a Bud on Sunday and sit around in a wife-beater tank top, watching cars turn left, is living in some sort of weird imagined past. Because NASCAR fandom was never really that. But now, more than […]
Yoga, the ancient Indian art of stretching, breathing, and meditation, has never been more popular. Since its beginnings over 5,000 years ago, millions of people around the world incorporate the practice of yoga in their daily lives. However, many people who practice yoga have never thought about sharing this activity with their children. Here, we […]
Let’s face it. You probably blew all your extra spending money just buying a new iPad. So it’s likely that you don’t want to spend a lot of money on apps right now. Luckily for sports fans, there are some great free iPad apps out there that will be great to waste time with. I […]
We’ve poured over countless Big Ten sports blogs to bring you the best analytical content with plenty of team spirit thrown in. The Big Ten Conference consists of 11 schools, most of them being in the Midwest. The conference began in 1895, slowly picking up additional universities along the way. While many schools have been […]
The names used to describe sports management degrees often differ depending on the school offering the program. To help eliminate some confusion we have classified sports management degrees by degree level and included a few of the most common alternative degree names.