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Charlotte Developments: The River District, Ballantyne, and SouthPark | SportsEpreneur

Charlotte Developments: The River District, Ballantyne, and SouthPark

In the vibrant tapestry of American cities, few have experienced the remarkable transformation that Charlotte, North Carolina, has undergone in recent years. Once a modest regional hub, the Queen City has blossomed into a thriving metropolis, its skyline punctuated by gleaming towers and its streets abuzz with energy and opportunity. As the city continues to

IT Security: Drawing Parallels with Physical Security

The Overlooked Importance of IT Security: Drawing Parallels with Physical Security

In today’s digital age, securing your online presence is just as important as securing your physical assets. However, many people often overlook this critical aspect of their daily lives. In a podcast episode, host Eric Kasimov and guest Taylor Hersom discussed the importance of IT security and drew parallels between web security and physical security

Addressing Mental Health in Entrepreneurship: Lessons from a Revealing Podcast

Addressing Mental Health in Entrepreneurship: Lessons from a Revealing Podcast

There are many layers to managing mental health in entrepreneurship: practical advice from entrepreneurs The importance of mental health has been increasingly recognized in recent years, and the entrepreneurial world is no exception. The podcast “Entrepreneur Perspectives” featured an insightful discussion between entrepreneurs, exploring their unique experiences and the mental health challenges they and their

Recognizing and Managing Trauma: A Guide for Witnesses and Those Affected

Recognizing and Managing Trauma: A Guide for Witnesses and Those Affected

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, it’s not uncommon for us to witness or be indirectly affected by traumatic events. Whether it’s through the news, social media, or in person, exposure to traumatic incidents can take a toll on our mental health. This article aims to shed light on recognizing and managing trauma, even if

5 Misconceptions About NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) | A Positive View

5 Misconceptions About NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) | A Positive View

Many misconceptions are spread about college athletics, especially when it comes to the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rule in college sports. For student-athletes and their families, it is crucial to understand the ins and outs of NIL to take full advantage of the opportunities it offers. Here are five major misconceptions about NIL (Name,

Adama Sanogo: An Inspirational Journey and UConn Glory

Adama Sanogo: An Inspirational Journey and Leading UConn to Glory

Adama Sanogo, the University of Connecticut’s star center, has a story of determination and triumph that inspires athletes and non-athletes alike. From his humble beginnings in Mali to leading the UConn Huskies to their fifth NCAA championship, Sanogo’s journey showcases the power of perseverance and adaptation in the face of adversity. Soccer Beginnings and a

Shaping the Future of MLB: Embracing Change and Engaging a New Generation | by SportsEpreneur

Shaping the Future of MLB: Embracing Change and Engaging a New Generation

Thinking Through the Future of MLB Starts Now… For generations, baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) specifically has captivated the hearts of millions as America’s cherished pastime. With a rich history of unforgettable moments and legendary figures, the sport has woven itself into the fabric of our culture. However, in recent years, MLB has faced

The Changing Landscape of College Basketball: How NIL Rights, the Transfer Portal, COVID-19 Eligibility, and Alternative Pathways Have Altered the Game

The Changing Landscape of College Basketball: How NIL Rights, the Transfer Portal, COVID-19 Eligibility, and Alternative Pathways Have Altered the Game

March Madness remains an exciting time for die-hard college basketball fans and casual observers alike, who eagerly create brackets and engage in friendly debates over which team will emerge victorious. However, the landscape of college basketball has undoubtedly changed in recent years, and for many, the quality of the product on display is not what

Sports Tears People Apart

Sports Tear People Apart

Sports Tear People About is a blog by Mason Kasimov. Sports bring people together, but sports also tear people apart. This happens because people like different teams, sports, athletes, or coaches and get into arguments about which is better. It’s mostly opinion-based or not worth an argument. Now there are ways for people to get

Why I Created Sports& | with Jesse Marsh | Presented by SportsEpreneur

Why I Created Sports&

When I began my competitive swimming career as an eight-year-old, my ultimate goal was to go to the Olympics. The Olympics remained my dream for most of my career. I was willing to do anything for it. Two practices a day, every day, 12 months a year. My world revolved around getting to that goal.

Halftime Adjustments: Fallacy Bias | SportsEpreneur

Halftime Adjustments: Fallacy Bias

In a recent broadcast of Monday Night Football, former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning revealed that the commonly held belief in the importance of “halftime adjustments” in football is a fallacy. Manning said, “I don’t think I ever made a halftime adjustment in my entire 18-year career. I think it is the biggest myth in football

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

SE+ Perspective | USA vs Netherlands

SE+ perspective blog on USA vs Netherlands by Mason Kasimov. Mason is a senior at Providence Day School and Goalkeeper for Charlotte Independence SC. On Sunday, the USA and the Netherlands will be battling in the round of 16—winner moves on to the quarterfinals, and the loser goes home. So far, America has tied against

SE+ Perspective | Your Sporting Career Is Over: What Now?

SE Perspective | Your Sporting Career Is Over: What Now?

It is September after your senior year. You graduated a few months earlier, started a job, and moved to a new city. You have settled into your new life, but one thing is missing: a new athletic season. Getting suited up to step out on the field or court, or dive into the pool is

Misconceptions About College Athletic Scholarships | SE

SE Perspective | 5 Misconceptions About College Athletic Scholarships

A lot of misinformation is spread about college athletics, particularly surrounding scholarships. For an athlete interested in playing a sport at the collegiate level, it is essential to understand every aspect of athletic scholarships before beginning conversations with coaches. That way, you know what to expect once you get into the process. Here are five

SE Perspective | Six College Recruiting Tips For International Student-Athletes

SE Perspective | 6 College Recruiting Tips For International Student-Athletes

Becoming a college athlete is extremely difficult. According to data the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) compiled in 2020, only 7% of high school athletes go on to play sports at the collegiate level. Given the limited opportunities available and the wealth of athletic talent in the United States, international student-athletes often have a tough

SE Perspective | Navigating the NIL World as an International Student-Athlete

SE Perspective | Navigating the NIL World as an International Student-Athlete

July 1, 2021 marked a massive shift in the collegiate athletic landscape. After countless calls over the past decade for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to revise its outdated amateurism rules, its Division I Board of Directors approved an interim Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) policy. The amendment allows college athletes nationwide to now

The Content Series | If You Write Online, You Need an Editor

The Content Series | If You Write Online, You Need an Editor

If you are a writer, you need an editor. Why Writers Need Editors You might be saying “but my document is fine. It says what I want to say. I don’t need or want to change it.” You might be saying “but I AM an editor. If I can edit other people’s work, why do

content is the new credit check

The Content Series | Content Is The New Credit Check

Your content is how individuals decide if they will work with you. It’s the new credit check. When you apply for financing, like a business loan or a credit card or a mortgage, the information you provide on the front-end may pre-qualify you—but you don’t actually have the mortgage yet. So close, yet so far.

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SportsMatterz | Lack of Motivation or Fear of Failure?

“I don’t have enough motivation.” How often do we hear athletes blame lack of motivation for poor performance? But while motivation can indeed be a problem, often the real issue is the fear of failure, injury, or even of fear itself. An athlete who endures a fall, suffers an injury, or has a traumatic or humiliating

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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

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

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

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

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

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

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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

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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,

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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

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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.