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Athletes are Human Too | Marcus Rashford to Robert Baggio | SportsEpreneur Blog | UEFA Euro 2020

Athletes are Human Too | Marcus Rashford to Roberto Baggio

Despite the pandemic we are suffering worldwide, we have managed to enjoy a magnificent UEFA European Championship, crowning a team that had not given their fans that particular joy for a long time. But I want to talk specifically about the final game between England and Italy. It was a match that from the beginning

mental health crisis in sports with Lisa Bonta Sumii

The Mental Health Crisis In Sports

When it comes to our favorite athletes, the pedestal we place them on oftentimes makes them seem superhuman. We only see them on the field or on the court as our entertainment. But it’s time to start recognizing these athletes as humans first. Naomi, French Open, and Mental Health Crisis in Sports When Naomi Osaka

Keith Duncan and His Story | B1G Kicker Turned Big Entrepreneur

B1G Kicker Turned Big Entrepreneur | Keith Duncan and His Story

Keith Duncan arguably had one of the best college kicking careers in Iowa football, and Big Ten Conference history. And despite the pressure to continue his career in the NFL, he chose a different professional route. Behind the Cleats Duncan, a native from Weddington, NC, moved to Iowa City as a walk-on kicker for Iowa

What to Make of Pandemic Sports | SportsE

What To Make Of Pandemic Sports

Call me a pre-pandemic sports person, but the pandemic-era sports were missing something for me. What was missing? Writing helps me think, so I hope you’ll stick with me as I write through this—I have no outline, no agenda, just some things on my mind. Maybe I just need to get some things off my chest.  At

Overtime Elite: A Unique League For The Next Generation | SportsEpreneur

Overtime Elite: A Unique League For The Next Generation

A new, innovative basketball league is on its way to completely reinvent the way the next generation of elite athletes make it to the NBA – meet Overtime Elite. Overtime Elite is a developmental basketball league that will compensate high school-aged players to forfeit their high school and college eligibility and train with top-level coaching

Tim Tebow is Back in the NFL | SportsE

Tim Tebow Back In The NFL: What Does This Mean?

Tim Tebow is returning to the gridiron. The former first-round pick has signed a one-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Tebow will join his former coach from The University of Florida, Urban Meyer. This will be Coach Meyer’s inaugural year as head coach in Jacksonville. The quarterback will be switching roles with his reportedly new

Why MLB Officiating Is Hurting The Game | SportsE

Why MLB Officiating Is Hurting the Game

It is one of the most universal rivalries in all of sports — it’s the fans, players, and coaches against the games’ officiators. The umpires and referees are there to do a job and depending on what side of the playing field you’re on, they are either making calls in your team’s favor or against

Google Becomes WNBA's Fourth Changemakers | SportsE

Google Becomes WNBA’s Fourth Changemakers

The WNBA announced that Google is the league’s newest partner in its Changemakers platform. Google joins AT&T, Deloitte, and Nike as the exclusive collective of partnerships dedicated to elevating the league and women’s sports. The Changemakers platform was created to directly support the WNBA in its efforts to transform its business plan through marketing, engagement,

Vanessa Bryant Launches Mambacita Clothing Brand

Vanessa Bryant Launches Mambacita Clothing Brand

Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, is launching a clothing brand, Mambacita, in honor of her late daughter, Gigi. The brand name is in the representation of the nickname given to Gigi by father Kobe, whose nickname on the court was Black Mamba. Bryant released the clothing line on May 1st in honor of what would

NFL Clubhouse Deal | Collabs With Clubhouse For Draft Coverage | SportsEpreneur

NFL Collabs With Clubhouse For Draft Coverage

It’s the first day of the NFL Draft, one of the most exciting weekends of the year for teams struggling to stay relevant in the league. The NFL has teamed up with the invitation-only social media app Clubhouse to provide fans everywhere with all of the draft coverage they need on this new, audio-content platform.

Faze Clan and Kyler Murray Team Up in the Esports World | SportsE

Kyler Murray Joins Esports Group FaZe Clan

Kyler Murray is taking his talents into the Esports world. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback and the top overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft has joined the Esports organization FaZe Clan as its newest member and investor. FaZe Clan was founded in 2010, headquartered in Los Angeles, but has grown worldwide in the organization’s 11

Simone Biles

Why Simone Biles Leaving Nike for Athleta Matters

Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts in the world, left her sponsorship with Nike for the female-led brand Athleta last week, just three months before the 2021Tokyo Olympics. While it may seem like a simple change-of-contracts to some, Biles is paving the way for female-athletes to choose their sponsorships based on representation versus

NFL Rule Changes: Jersey Numbers, Replays, More | SportsEpreneur

NFL Rule Changes: Jersey Numbers, Replays, More

The owners of each NFL franchise voted on a number of rule changes on Wednesday, surrounding expanded jersey numbers and officiating changes. Following the COVID-ridden 2020 season and the many controversies surrounding officiating and challenge questions, the league recognized that there needs to be some level of changes. The NFL has a long history of

The European Super League: Where Did It Go? | SportsEpreneur soccer content

The European Super League: Where Did It Go?

The European Super League fell apart before it ever even started. As news came to light of 12 of Europe’s most dominant football clubs were joining this new, midweek league, the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) spoke out on the dissatisfaction of the emerging league and how

Excitement Returns To Major League Baseball | MLB Passion at SportsE

Excitement Returns To Major League Baseball

An MLB passion piece with the Dodgers and Padres as the catalyst If there is one common argument among young baseball fans and those who don’t dedicate their life to the game, it’s this: baseball is a dying, boring sport. When the Padres hosted the Dodgers for a weekend series in Petco Park, mediocre baseball

make youth sports fun | sportsepreneur

Make Youth Sports Fun Again

One of the best parts about watching youth sports is witnessing the purity and innocence of the sports we once fell in love with. One of the worst parts of watching youth sports is the over-involved parenting that can occur. We’ve all seen it or experienced it in an essence and it can be detrimental

WNBA New Jersey Drop | Nike | Just Did It

The WNBA New Jersey Drop Makes Waves

The WNBA new jersey drop 🌊 ! The WNBA and Nike released the new jerseys the women of each 12 teams will wear in the 2021 season – and they are powerful. The league is heading into their 25th season – marking 25 years of empowering women through sport and shattering every glass ceiling meant

Esports: A Different Way To Think Of Sport

Esports: A Different Way To Think Of Sport

The sports industry was one of the hardest-hit industries thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one sport seemed to thrive in a time left uncertain to the rest: Esports. Shortened seasons, empty stadiums, and daily coronavirus testing left players, coaches, and fans in defeat. But as people were encouraged to stay home, finding ways to

The Future of College Basketball - Where Is It Headed? | SportsEpreneur

The Future of College Basketball – Where Is It Headed?

March Madness is the time of year for die-hard college basketball fans and bystanders alike to put together competitive brackets and have friendly banter over which team they believe will cut down the net and take home the hardware. Some partakers will support a low-seeded underdog, but most will typically bet on teams like Kentucky,

MLB Blackout Restrictions | SportsEpreneur

Taking a Stand Against MLB Blackout Restrictions

If you’re a Major League Baseball fan to any degree, you know how much everyone hates the MLB blackout restrictions. For everyone else, let me break it all down for you. The basic idea of a blackout is if you can go watch a game in person, the league doesn’t want you watching it on

Is Being a White Sox Fan Driving Me Insane? | SportsEpreneur

Is Being a White Sox Fan Driving Me Insane?

“Is Being a White Sox Fan Driving Me Insane” is an article written by KazCM creator, Charlie Westerman.  A journey of a million miles begins with a 0-0 start. It was a Friday afternoon last July. I had finished all of my weekly tasks which meant there was only one thing left to focus on: opening night

The Missteps of the NCAA

The Missteps of the NCAA

When the women’s teams from across the country arrived in San Antonio to compete in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, images and videos went viral of the disparities between what the women were provided in their tournament compared to the men’s NCAA tournament in Indianapolis. Ali Kershner, sports performance coach at Stanford, posted a side-by-side photo

Inside the Business of the NFL with Michael Lombardi and AJ Vaynerchuk

Inside the Business of the NFL with Michael Lombardi and AJ Vaynerchuk

Michael Lombardi and AJ Vaynerchuk Discuss Lessons from the NFL and How they Apply to the Modern Business World Former NFL general manager, three-time Super Bowl winner, author, and podcaster Michael Lombardi in conjunction with athlete management firm VaynerSports co-founder AJ Vaynerchuk reveal what makes the business of football tick. Join us for a panel

The New Rookie: A Baseball Reporter's Memoir | Whit Merrifield | SE

The New Rookie

On June 13, 2016, Whit Merrifield, the newest rookie of the Kansas City Royals, hit his first major league home run off of the Cleveland Indians’ Carlos Carrasco. Seconds after, on June 13, 2016, I looked at my dad in section 139 of Kauffman Stadium and told him “I’m going to be a baseball reporter

SE Out There | Take Action by Shane Larson of The Gametime Guru

SE Out There | Take Action by Shane Larson, The Gametime Guru

SE Out There. Take Action What is SE Out There: We come across a lot of great sports colliding with entrepreneurship content out there. And we want to share it with you–for them. It’s out there and now we bring it in here. Not just any content, but content that strikes our fancy. This piece

SE Out There | Brady and Mahomes by Michael Elkins of MLE Law

SE Out There | Brady and Mahomes by Michael Elkins of MLE Law

SE Out There. Brady and Mahomes. What is SE Out There: We come across a lot of great sports colliding with entrepreneurship content out there. And we want to share it with you–for them. It’s out there and now we bring it in here. Not just any content, but content that strikes our fancy. This

A Unique Style: From College Basketball and Unique Content | SE | UNI Mens Basketball

A Unique Style

From College Basketball to Unique Content Have you ever watched a college basketball game where one team has a drastically different style of play than the other? Or even drastically different from most other teams? The different one was from a small program without a lot of resources, wasn’t it? It’s usually the small programs

VAR Over-Analyzes the Beautiful Game | SE Soccer Content

VAR Overanalyzes The Beautiful Game

Creativity and mistakes are part of The Beautiful Game, so let it be. A centimeter here, a centimeter there. A goal disallowed here, a goal disallowed there. What’s it all, really? It’s overanalysis. And it takes away from what matters—The Beautiful Game, the play, the goal. I’m all for technology. I’m writing this article on