Category: Sports Marketing club

Philadelphia Phillies at SJU on 4/4/13

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On April 4, 2013, Saint Joseph’s University was honored to have Philadelphia Phillies CFO John Nickolas speak during to a group of students on campus. This was a very interesting talk that allowed us to gain insight into one of the elite organizations in Major League Baseball. Mr. Nickolas touched on a wide array of…

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NCAA Final Four 2013

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As most of us on campus are fully aware the Madness is coming to end with a mere 4 left standing. This signature moment we all wait for every single year will never get old. Sweating it out days before selection Sunday waiting for those 37 at large bids to be declared and the nonstop…

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As NHL Trade Deadline Approaches, Expect Big Moves This Year

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  The shortened NHL season has brought many surprises with it over the past couple months, but the wildest day on the NHL calendar promises to be Wednesday’s trade deadline. Several deals have already gone down involving high-profile players such as Jarome Iginla and Brenden Morrow. However, many more dominoes figure to fall on deadline…

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Athletic apparel revenue to reach $180 billion a year by 2018

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  Sports is a booming business and a fast growing industry. It’s not just the sport events or media rights themselves that are the only large drivers of revenue. New studies are showing that consumers are continuing to spend large amounts of discretionary income on sports and fitness apparel. A study from Global Information, in…

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SJU Men’s Basketball Season Ends

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On Tuesday March 19th 2013 the Saint Joseph’s University Men’s Basketball team faced of against the tough opponent in Saint John’s University which happened to be the final game of a disappointing season for Hawks.  In the traditional NIT tournament, the first round of play occurred at Hagan arena. The game started off with great defense at both ends of the floor…

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Seattle Kings or the Sacramento Supersonics?

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      The National Basketball Association’s Sacramento Kings ownership has reached a deal with Seattle interests that would transfer 65 percent of the team to a Seattle group and see the team move from Sacramento to Seattle. The basics of the deal seem to be clear, but there are still some final movements that are…

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@PhilaUnion Career Fair & Game for $25 on 3/16/13

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The soccer team and organization Philadelphia Union is hosting a career fair on Saturday, March 16, 2013, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Stadium Club of PPL Park. Anyone interested in a career in sports industry is welcome to attend. Participating employers include the Union, 76ers, Flyers, Comcast-Spectacor, among other local organizations.  Right…

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Sports Marketing Club meeting on 02/21/13 – Evan Weiner

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  Evan Weiner is an American journalist who covers the business and politics of sports. He is the author of “The Business and Politics of Sports,” and he is a columnist for the New York Sun, “The Business of Sport.” He also is a contributor to msnbc.com and numerous newspapers and magazines around the United…

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Student Contest: Name the Sports Marketing Conference by 3/1/13

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The St. Joseph’s University  Sports Marketing Club will be hosting  its first annual Sports Marketing Conference on May 23, 2013. Top executives from local sports teams and radio stations will be coming together to discuss the topics of Fan Engagement and the Live-Event Experience. A student contest to name the event has been created. This…

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Hawks fall at the Palestra 02/16/13

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After last week’s strong performance against Richmond the Hawks continued conference play visiting the La Salle Explorers at the Palestra. The Explorer’s seemed to have an early edge taking a 29-24 halftime lead over the Hawks. Going into halftime it was clear the Hawks needed another spark from the locker room to win this game….

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