The word “sports” has a well-defined meaning both in a Webster’s way, but also to the people who enjoy it. The games, the competition, and the challenge have captured hearts and souls for generations. A die-hard fan can be seen a mile away. But with so many things changing in the world, it makes sense […]
The prominence of women in the sports industry is greater than it has ever been.  However, there is still more progress to be made in terms of equality in the field.  A fascinating conference took place in Colorado Springs on the Campus of Colorado State University that included a panel discussion with several female executives from […]
The Dallas Cowboys have officially released quarterback Tony Romo, who will become the lead NFL analyst for CBS, it was announced Tuesday. “We wish Tony and his family nothing but the best,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement. “As an organization, we did what he asked us to do in terms of his release, and we […]
  There is new technology that can track a full-court basketball game in real time, and it has a chance to completely change how we look at the sport.  The company is called ShotTracker, and they are a startup comprised of sports fans who are in the tech space. Tech Crunch has an overview of […]
A job interview always includes the question “Why do you want to work here?  Why consider the Columbia Sports Course?  Why pursue a Sports Career?” It is a standard question that can have many, many standard answers. However, it is also a question that can send you over the edge and make you the person […]
March Madness is a very popular tradition in many offices and workplaces. So much so that people wager big money on who can create the best bracket. There have even been copycats on everything from which television shows will get more views to which Broadway musical is the favorite. As March Madness is about to […]
  Digital Media is uncharted territory that is beginning to get explored by many sporting leagues.  Sports entities are turning to Facebook, Twitter, Google, SnapChat, and countless others to reach fans on a totally different platform that allows them to reach out to fans in personal ways. They get instant feedback on whatever they post. […]
  Think about the first time you really fell in love with sports, it was probably when you were a child. Parents and children spend an awful lot of time and money on athletics – from clothes and supplies to lessons and transport. Even children as young as a few weeks old are participating in […]
Here are three people who have three vastly different titles, but they all have one thing that threads them together:  They are all sports fans, who entered the sports industry They represent three digital platforms that are rising to the occasion of bringing in fans and keeping them connected: the Golden State Warriors, Major League Soccer, […]
Look around a grocery story at any given time or while you are driving and you will see sports paraphernalia wherever you go – someone wearing a jersey, someone with a tattoo, or just someone talking about the game. We never think about it really, but sports brings in serious cash – and the entire […]