Greg: Hardy or Hardly Innocent?

Unfortunately for the League, the cat’s finally out of the bag. After the arrest of Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy on May 13, 2014, the details from what actually happened that night have been hidden from the public up until this past weekend. According to prosecutors involved in the case, Hardy has not spoken […]

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Game of Chance or Game of Skill?

It’s time to round up the troops, or should we say the Federal Trade Commission? Daily fantasy sports have sparked a recent uproar prompting authorities to pursue regulation practices in the fantasy realm. In the past, Fantasy sports have been viewed as a harmless pastime, but now it’s starting to look more like an addiction […]

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Get Hyped

Something I’ve notice being here at the University of Georgia are the phenomenal hype videos that are produced to pump up the bulldog community prior and through the football season. Technology today allows sports to relate to their followers in a variety of different ways; through the many social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, ect., online […]

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Student-Athletes are asking “Where’s the money?”

If someone approached you and asked you to dedicate a large portion of your time to a project, but you would not receive any compensation for it, would you say yes? If they were to then tell you they would make a good amount of money off your name and likeness and talent, and you […]

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One and Done? D-League vs. NCAA

We have all (well, most) have heard about the one and done rule regarding the transition from college basketball into the NBA. If not, basically a high school student must play at least one year of basketball in college in order to be considered for the NBA draft. And Dallas Mavericks Owner, Mark Cuban, had […]

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Crossing the Line from Fan to Foe

By Anelise Cimino Sports fans are passionate people. Even the casual fan will get into a game and live and die for that team in that moment. This behavior is a daily lifestyle for many fans out there. People dedicate whole rooms, cars, wardrobes and even their bodies to their beloved sports teams (see Dedicated […]

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Coca-Cola’s Sponsorships

Since our speaker today is Scott Williamson, Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Coca-Cola and our topic of discussion for this week is sponsorships, what better theme for this blog post could there be than the history of Coca-Cola’s sponsorships? They’ve had a long history of sponsorships. Coca-Cola’s most widely known sponsorships are American […]

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The Glamour of the Industry

Starting with desire and ending with disappointment, this exemplifies my feelings towards my pre-career in the world of sports promotions. Coming from a background in sports and a burning interest in everything involving the game, it was my goal upon entering college that I would become a part of the Georgia Bulldogs.  It became my […]

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