Sports Management News

Columbia Sports Management and Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea Form Program Partnership

Columbia University's Master of Science in Sports Management program has partnered with Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea Master's Degree in Sports Management Program, recognized as one of the most diverse and expansive in the world.

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Coming Soon: A Movie on the Life of Andrew Hawkins, NFL Star and SPS Graduate

Producer Andre Gaines recently announced Qasim Basir will direct a movie based on the true story of Andrew Hawkins’ unique path to the NFL.

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Sports Management Faculty Revisit Super Bowl LIII

The faculty of Columbia’s Sports Management master’s program take a look back at the Super Bowl’s concession sales, commercials, ratings, and former players transitioning to life off the field.

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Neal Pilson Inducted Into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Neal Pilson, an adjunct professor for the Master of Science in Sports Management program and president of CBS Sports for 13 years, has been inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

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Barstool Sports is Focused on Developing Personalities, Says CEO Erika Nardini

During an interview at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies Sports Management Conference on November 14, Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini revealed that she wants to keep the site’s top two stars, Dan “Big Cat” Katz and Eric “PFT Commenter” Sollenberger, “at Barstool for as long as is humanly possible.”

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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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