I wasn’t a sports management major in college. My alma mater didn’t offer it when I was there. There wasn’t a sports leadership major, sports marketing, sports administration or anything else of that ilk. In some areas, your schooling directly relates to your profession, like it does for doctors, lawyers and engineers. Good thing the sports business […]

One of the most significant storylines in sports business today is the ever changing landscape of sports apparel contracts within professional, collegiate and amateur sports. Each of these distinct levels require varying degrees of commitment for the apparel supplier and are agreed upon to achieve different goals. These deals range from thousands to millions and […]

Ted Wells’ DeflateGate investigation report released on Wednesday stated that Tom Brady likely was aware of the deflation of the Patriots’ game balls. So, if the allegations are true, we now have two issues to consider: 1. He purposely broke the rules to gain an advantage over his competitors (cheated), and 2. He misrepresented his […]

Girls have been in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. Last October, Ted Bishop was removed as PGA President for his sexist remarks on social media, referring to Ian Poulter as a “Lil Girl.” Bishop tweeted, “Really? Sounds like a little school girl squealing during recess. C’MON MAN!” Poulter’s response was fitting, […]