Sports Management News

Sports Teams Look to Boost Attendance with Cheaper Concessions

Sports teams discounting concessions to lure fans to games “speaks to the incredible amount of competition that exists for consumer share of mind and wallet,” says Sports Management Academic Director Scott Rosner.

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Rosner and Varriale React to Nike’s Kaepernick Ad

Sports Management faculty Scott Rosner and Carla Varriale have weighed-in on the social media firestorm swirling around Nike’s new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick.

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How the Nike-Kaepernick Alliance Could Change the Game

The alliance between Nike and Colin Kaepernick, former pro athlete and full-time social justice advocate, appears to be a corporate action made with the legitimate intent to do what is just without regard to the bottom line, according to Sports Management Senior Lecturer Len Elmore.

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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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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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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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