Young Players Are...Young | SportsEpreneur | Ben Simmons

Young Players Are…Young

Ben Simmons and Young Business Professionals I hear negative comments about young players in all sports, but most recently in basketball. People go at these players as if these kids are finished products—as if anybody is ever a finished product. Take 22-year-old Ben Simmons, of the Philadelphia 76ers, a phenom by all accounts. He is…

Think Big Picture | SportsEpreneur | NBA Season Is About the Big Picture

Think Big Picture

How the NBA Season and Your Business is All About the Big Picture Every NBA team’s season is full of wins and losses and strategic decisions, but that win or loss doesn’t mean the same thing for every team. The right decision for one team might be the wrong decision for another. That’s because not…

You Can’t Make ‘Em All | SportsEpreneur | NC State Basketball

You Can’t Make ‘Em All

A business lesson learned from the NC State vs. Clemson basketball game–you can’t make ’em all.  My friend and I went out to lunch the other day, where we sat and talked as we waited for our food to arrive. And waited and waited. Seems the establishment we had chosen was having a slow day.…

Marcus Fizer | A Basketball Journey | SE Podcast | Iowa State Basketball

Marcus Fizer | A Basketball Journey

Take a walk in a basketball star’s shoes. Our guest today is Marcus Fizer, former basketball player for Iowa State University and the Chicago Bulls. In this episode, we discuss a basketball career and the journey of an NBA player. ——Marcus is a former McDonald’s High School All American, an Iowa State Cyclone legend, the number 4 pick in the 2000 NBA Draft, and a former Chicago Bull. He shares many stories from his playing days at Iowa State, his time in the NBA with the Bulls, and his life after playing professional basketball. Marcus gets very real with us in this chat and we are excited to bring this to you. Marcus’s success on and off the court have us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Eric Kasimov | The Future of Soccer in the United States | SE Podcast

Eric Kasimov | The Future of Soccer in the United States

Soccer is here to stay whether you buy it or not. In this episode, we discuss the 7 reasons why I’m a big-time buyer in the future of soccer in the United States. 
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Internationally, soccer is the biggest sport. It’s just that in the US it’s not. While it has grown over the years, it’s not there…Yet. But as I look ahead, I see an incredible future for soccer in the United States. After thinking, reading, studying, and asking, I have 7 reasons why I believe soccer has an enormous future in the US. 

The 7 reasons why I believe soccer has an enormous future in the United States: 
0:38 | Length of games
3:28 | Branding
6:03 | Amount of leagues and tournaments
8:15 | Television rights 
10:22 | Recognizable Players
12:15 | The potential in the United States market
14:15 | Football is at its peak