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The Biggest Media Company You've Never Heard Of

The Biggest Media Company You've Never Heard Of | Sports | Scoop.it
There's a media and tech company in New York with revenues projected to be $1 billion by 2016. And yet, few have heard of them. Here's why you soon will.
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Upcoming World Cup

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Upcoming World Cup | Sports | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs and soccer players may have different types of goals. But they can both get there in similar fashion.
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10 essential Brazil 2014 World Cup apps

10 essential Brazil 2014 World Cup apps | Sports | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk 10 essential Brazil 2014 World Cup apps Telegraph.co.uk For the World Cup, there is a 'live bracket' feature, which will display a continuously updating infographic that shows the potential outcomes throughout the group stages in...
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World Cup 2014 Preview: Dark horse Belgium ready to shine

World Cup 2014 Preview: Dark horse Belgium ready to shine | Sports | Scoop.it
(SportsNetwork.com) - It's been 12 years since Belgium made a World Cup appearance, but the side will head to Brazil with high expectations and is firmly entrenched as dark horse candidates to make a deep run in the competition.Prior to the recent World Cup drought, Belgium played in six consecutive tournaments from 1982-2002
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Goldman Sachs has predicted who will win the World Cup (with an alarming degree of certainty)

Goldman Sachs has predicted who will win the World Cup (with an alarming degree of certainty) | Sports | Scoop.it
The football (or soccer if you prefer) World Cup is nearly upon us. It’s a big deal. But which team will win? Well Goldman Sachs has crunched an awful lot of data, and reckons it has the answer.
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World Cup Tickets at $40,000 Each Draw Warning From FIFA

World Cup final tickets are being advertised for more than $40,000 on the secondary market by holders ignoring a threat from world soccer governing body FIFA to void those not resold via the tournament organizer.
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Baseball brings new tech to the plate

Baseball brings new tech to the plate | Sports | Scoop.it
How Major League Baseball aims to maintain its lead in the crowded sports-analytics field.
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Billy Donovan nearing history as Florida enters 2014 Final Four | SI.com

Billy Donovan nearing history as Florida enters 2014 Final Four | SI.com | Sports | Scoop.it
DALLAS -- When Shaka Smart worked with Billy Donovan at Florida, he found himself drinking wheatgrass and apple cider vinegar concoctions to stay healthy. Richard Pitino watched the intensity of Donovan's daily workouts and teased him:
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4 Ways the NCAA Is Like the Fast Food Industry

4 Ways the NCAA Is Like the Fast Food Industry | Sports | Scoop.it
Maybe it makes sense for Burger King and the NCAA to partner on TV commercials this March Madness. But it's wrong that college athletes and fast food workers are forced to play the serfs in a feudal system that only rewards the overlords....
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The Many, Many Talents Of UCLA's Brilliant Kyle Anderson

The Many, Many Talents Of UCLA's Brilliant Kyle Anderson | Sports | Scoop.it
Kyle Anderson learned to walk three days shy of his first birthday. That same day, his father reports, he began playing basketball. This sweet story is most likely an old crock of beans simmering on the family stove, but it does get at what makes the UCLA sophomore so special: He plays like a natural. He makes it look like the most normal thing in the world for a 6-foot-9 guy to be running point.
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So Duke Lost? And Your Billion's Busted?! Five Reasons to Keep Watching March Madness: The Q: GQ

So Duke Lost? And Your Billion's Busted?! Five Reasons to Keep Watching March Madness: The Q: GQ | Sports | Scoop.it
Okay, so your perfect NCAA Tournament bracket was screwed when Aaron Craft couldn't grit his way to a gamewinner and Oklahoma forgot how to shoot. That's okay: There's still plenty of reason to watch
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Pele Scores World Cup Jackpot Pitching Watches, Subway

Pele Scores World Cup Jackpot Pitching Watches, Subway | Sports | Scoop.it
On the second floor of a plush Rio de Janeiro mall, Pele flashed the smile that first captivated global audiences 50 years ago and cut a ribbon to open Swiss watchmaker Hublot SA’s first store in Latin America.
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Vogue's Fall 2014 Fashion Guide - Vogue

Vogue's Fall 2014 Fashion Guide - Vogue | Sports | Scoop.it
The fall collections were dominated by a sense of energy and immediacy that speaks to the high-speed mobility of the digital age. All the functional outerwear and sporty footwear that we had come to rely on were elevated in a myriad of stylish ways—this
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The World Cup’s Leading Managers: What MBAs Can Learn From Football

The World Cup’s Leading Managers: What MBAs Can Learn From Football | Sports | Scoop.it
The best football and business bosses are inspirational, make ruthless decisions and can identify weaknesses in competition. But who are the three greatest at this year's World Cup?
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Golf Mobile App Is First To Provide Free USGA Compliant Handicap

Revolutionary Miami-based The Grint has created a golf mobile app that provides a free USGA compliant handicap, unique scorecard picture service and innovative GPS-related offerings.
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The future of Major League Baseball is not just about baseball

The future of Major League Baseball is not just about baseball | Sports | Scoop.it
Just across the street from Google's imposing New York headquarters, where the search giant's unmistakeable logo is emblazoned across the side of an art deco building, are the offices of one of New York's fastest growing media and technology companies. This business, whose products and services touch the lives of countless Americans each day, employs more than...
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Tony LaRussa On Leadership: Hit The Road First!

Tony LaRussa On Leadership: Hit The Road First! | Sports | Scoop.it
Your first big assignment for your new job is to visit South Bend, Indiana; Visalia, California; Mobile, Alabama and Reno, Nevada. For some that might sound like a punishment, but for Tony LaRussa, newly appointed chief baseball officer for the National League Arizona Diamondbacks, it’s an absolute must-do. These cities are [...]
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The world’s most popular sport is terrible at statistics

The world’s most popular sport is terrible at statistics | Sports | Scoop.it
Since the release of Moneyball, the Michael Lewis book (and the subsequent film) exploring the successful data-driven approach of the Oakland A's baseball club, the use of statistical analysis in professional sports seems to have exploded. But in the world's most popular sport, soccer, useful statistical analysis remains sorely lacking. That's the view of the high-profile economist and New...
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BMO’s Wilpon Sees Sports Leagues as Fertile M&A Turf

BMO’s Wilpon Sees Sports Leagues as Fertile M&A Turf | Sports | Scoop.it
Bank of Montreal, which advised on deals involving two Canadian premier hockey teams in the past five years, is targeting North America’s sports industry to bolster its U.S. mergers-and-acquisitions business.
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Keys to winning the 2014 NCAA championship

Keys to winning the 2014 NCAA championship | Sports | Scoop.it
Three factors that could decide the winner of Monday night's game.
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March Madness Final Four: Here’s All You Need to Know

March Madness Final Four: Here’s All You Need to Know | Sports | Scoop.it
Here's a look at each team in this Saturday's Final Four and what they bring to the table.
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How to Rescue Baseball From Itself

How to Rescue Baseball From Itself | Sports | Scoop.it
What Major League Baseball can learn from the Israel Baseball League: Forget all the extra innings and break ties with a home run derby.
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The World Cup 2014 - Brazil

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The World Cup 2014 - Brazil
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Pubs and bars in particular will be fighting hard to get numbers in, slashing prices, putting up big screens wherever they can – but what is the best way to let people know about these deals?
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What We Can Learn From The March Madness Underdogs Who Prevailed

What We Can Learn From The March Madness Underdogs Who Prevailed | Sports | Scoop.it
When March Madness teams Mercer, Dayton, and Cal Poly upset their top-seeded rivals, many people scratched their heads. How could this happen? All of these teams worked together as a unit, they stayed upbeat, and they believed they could do it--despite the bookmakers giving them short odds. Here are some valuable life [...]
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10 Reasons to Get Excited about March Madness: The Q: GQ

10 Reasons to Get Excited about March Madness: The Q: GQ | Sports | Scoop.it
While the formula for a fun March Madness tournament remains the same every year, the ingredients change—here's a primer on the who and what worth paying attention to. Doug McDermott Creighton's Doug McDermott is this
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