Archive for the 'Business' Category

April 4th, 2015

Listen :: Rangers delisted from AIM – London Stock Exchange

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March 22nd, 2015

How Valuable / Expensive are the Players in Today’s El Clásico?

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March 19th, 2015

FIFA confirms November/December Qatar World Cup and December 18th, 2022 FINAL

image via FIFA The Executive Committee today confirmed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ will be staged in November/December with the Final to be on 18 December 2022, Qatar’s National Day. In principle, it was agreed that the tournament should be played over a reduced timeframe, for instance 28 days. The working group for the international ...
March 14th, 2015

University of Oregon Offers A “Sports Product Management Master’s Degree Program”

The University of Oregon’s Sports Product Management master's degree program became official on March 12, 2015. Applications are now being accepted for fall 2015 admission to the new master of science in sports product management in Portland. The state of Oregon is home to more than 800 sports product-related companies, with 90 percent located in ...
March 11th, 2015

Colorado Rapids and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business to offer “SOCCER DEGREE”

The Colorado Rapids Soccer Club of Major League Soccer and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business have partnered to launch the first business degree in the United States with a dedicated soccer “track”. Starting in the Fall of 2015, students will be able to gain hands-on experience through professional practicum with the ...
March 6th, 2015

Audi becomes Official Partner of Major League Soccer

* Huge news announced with a major partner. The official press release: Audi and Major League Soccer today announced a landmark, multi-year partnership agreement. The partnership, which commences with the start of the 2015 MLS season, makes Audi the Official Automotive Partner of MLS. As part of the partnership, Audi becomes the presenting ...
February 26th, 2015

Chelsea Agrees New Kit Sponsor – Yokohama Rubber

Chelsea jersey are about to get a makeover in the form of a new kit sponsor. All those Chelsea jerseys adorned with Samsung on the front are officially old news as the West London club reports that they have signed a new kit sponsor with Yokohama Rubber. The deal looks to be for five years and clocks in at £40 million per year. That's serious ...
February 10th, 2015

Numbers Don’t Lie – Opta and Numbers in Sports – Part One

It's often been said that soccer is not a sport of statistics and data. It's too fluid. It's more of an art form. Whereas as baseball and American football are driven by data, soccer has always remained an outlier when it comes to the information and data that can be derived from looking at the numbers. I personally was on the side that soccer is more ...