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How Parents Can Save For Young Athletes’ College Education

(Citrin Cooperman is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) As part of a great American pastime, over three million kids in the U.S. play youth baseball. However, very few will enjoy the distinction of playing at the championship series. Youth baseball players are between 10 and 12 years old, which means that in the next six to eight years, many of these kids will be moving into dorms and starting college classes. According to the National Center of Education […]

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Mountain West Begins New Football Season With “At The Peak” Campaign

(Old Hat are proud partners of Front Office Sports) This Saturday, the University of Hawai‘i will play host to Arizona marking the 21st season of Mountain West Conference football. The league comes off it’s 20th Anniversary year with a number of new branding elements as part of the “At The Peak” campaign developed in conjunction with Old Hat. With new leadership at many of the league’s 12 member institutions, a refresh of the Conference’s branding elements made sense. “As a […]

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Shot Callers: Kristin Bernert, SVP of Business Operations, Madison Square Garden

With two incoming stars in R.J. Barrett of the Knicks and Kaapo Kakko of the Rangers, New York sports fans will have plenty of reasons to find their way to Madison Square Garden this fall and winter. FOS Editor Ian Thomas chats with Kristin Bernert of Madison Square Garden about the exciting coming seasons for New York sports and what it’s like to serve the fan bases of those teams. Edited highlights appear below: On the excitement surrounding the 2019-2020 […]

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The Winning Brands of the 2019 Women’s World Cup

(MVPindex is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) At the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the United States Women’s National Team claimed their latest in a series of major victories. Many of the brands sponsoring the tournament were also big winners posting on social media more than two thousand times over the course of the event. MVPindex compiled the numbers from what brands won the sponsorship and social media game in their latest report.  Here are a few highlights: […]

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LA Clippers Director of Social Media Alessandro Gasparro on Preparing For The New Season

Subscribe: iTunes | SoundCloud Over the better part of the last decade, the NBA has become famous for two things in particular: social content and an entertaining free agency period. The LA Clippers are taking advantage of both with Director of Social Media Alessandro Gasparro. Gasparro is a graduate of the University of Michigan with experience at a number of of the countries top teams and agencies. He recently joined the Los Angeles Clippers in August of 2018 after three years with Endeavor […]

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Allegiant Takes ‘Aggressive’ Step With Raiders Stadium Deal

As the ninth-largest commercial airline in the U.S., discount airline Allegiant might not be first in mind for ticket buyers, or for sports sponsorships.  But the company took many by surprise when it was announced that Allegiant would be the naming rights partner for the new $1.8 billion stadium being built in Las Vegas that will house the Oakland Raiders when the team relocates from Oakland ahead of the 2020 NFL season. Even Allegiant executives admit it was an aggressive […]

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Baseball’s Beer Boom: Why Minor League Baseball Embraced Craft Beer

Walk through one of the many beer festivals held across the U.S. and there’s a decent chance a Minor League Baseball hat is making the rounds.  Whether the cap is from the Hillsboro Hops, Beer City Bung Hammers or Carolina Micro Brews, the hat might be on the head of a beer lover purely because of the logo. But there’s plenty of synergies between MiLB teams and the more than 7,400 U.S. breweries and those help explain a growing trend […]

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Turn Two for Youth Brings Baseball to Underserved Children

(Varsity Partners are proud partners of Front Office Sports) Eric Smith and Billy Owens raised their families on baseball. The two close friends regularly coached youth teams in the Charlotte area, and both saw their own children develop into strong players over the years. The two would also take their families on vacation together.  During one trip to Turks and Caicos, the pair befriended a local baseball coach who did not have enough gloves for a full team. When Smith […]

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Social on the Sidelines: Live Podcast with Bryan Graham of Bleacher Report

Subscribe: iTunes | SoundCloud In the span of a few years, Bleacher Report has grown into one of the world’s most prominent sports media brands with a social media following of tens of millions. Bryan Graham, the brand’s director of social content strategy, has been at the forefront of much of that growth throughout the last four years. In a special episode of Social on the Sidelines, Shahbaz Khan chats with Graham about the brand’s rise to social media prominence, his own professional […]

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Little League Sponsors Evolve To Seasonality Approach

At the core of Little League International’s sponsorship program is deepening the relationship between the partners and the local leagues across the country and globe. The past 18 to 24 months have seen an expansion of sponsorship programming from existing partners, Little League CMO Liz DiLullo Brown said. From long-term partners like Honda to a new “Unity Band” initiative from adidas, Little League sponsors are deepening participation.  “The involvement and interest has grown and changed in a positive way,” said […]

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