Sports Management News

SPS Students Win Nasdaq’s Gender Diversity Innovation Challenge

Students from a range of SPS master’s programs, including Applied Analytics, Enterprise Risk Management, Nonprofit Management, Sports Management, Strategic Communication, and Sustainability Management, recently entered the Gender Diversity Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Nasdaq and Parity.org.

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John Currie Discusses Leading with Integrity

In his first public interview since serving as vice chancellor and director of athletics at the University of Tennessee, Master of Science in Sports Management faculty member John Currie sat down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss the importance of integrity, transparency, and never compromising your values in today’s NCAA leadership climate.

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Panel Discusses the Modern Sports Complex

The Master of Science in Construction Administration and Sports Management programs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies recently cohosted a panel on The Modern Sports Complex: Building With Purpose.

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Len Elmore Debates Whether College Athletes Should Be Paid

Should college athletes be paid? Sports Management faculty member Len Elmore debates against the motion in a recent Intelligence Squared debate.

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Bret Myers: From the Sidelines to MLS Data Analyst

Sports Management faculty member Bret Myers, Ph.D. was recently featured in the Washington Post in a story about the increasing prominence of data analytics in international soccer.

 

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Scott Rosner Discusses Derrick Rose’s Adidas Contract

Scott Rosner, Academic Director of Columbia’s Sports Management program, was recently featured in Sports Illustrated. The publication asked Rosner for his analysis of the monumental sponsorship deal between Adidas and NBA player Derrick Rose.

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New Full-Time Faculty and Academic Director Join Sports Management Program

Scott Rosner, Professor at the Wharton School, Principal of Hudson Sports Consulting, and J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, is joining Columbia University's Sports Management program as Academic Director. Columbia is also tapping sports entrepreneur Grant Son and NBA personality Len Elmore as full-time professors for the program.

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Talks@Columbia Season 4 Launches

Season four of Talks@Columbia focuses on the subject of Conflicts of Interest in Sports: Fielding Ethical Curveballs.

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Six Students Awarded Innovation Scholarships

The School of Professional Studies has awarded a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship to six students who have demonstrated strong academic performance as well as professional promise as leaders in their field.

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Winning Yankees Aren't Faring Nearly as Well at the Ticket Office

Vince Gennaro, Director of the Master of Science in Sports Management program, weighs in on the approach to the premium pricing strategy of the Yankees.

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