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Business & Economy

Sport Management Emerging Leaders Council to Launch Virtual Professional Series July 15

Sunday, July 12, 2020, By Michele Barrett

The Falk College’s Department of Sport Management Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) will launch a virtual professional development series for young professionals July 15, 2020, called The Juice. The Juice livestream is dedicated to supporting, promoting and encouraging professional development and…

Associated Press

“Syracuse University appoints diversity director for sports.”

Friday, July 10, 2020, By Lily Datz

Salatha Willis, associate director of diversity, culture, and climate, and John Wildhack, director of athletics, were interviewed by the Associated Press for the article “Syracuse University appoints diversity director for sports.” Willis is “charged with developing and implementing new ways…

The Athletic

“Why ‘Home Run Derby’ is the godfather of the modern sports reality TV show”

Thursday, May 28, 2020, By Lily Datz

Robert Thompson, a Trustee Professor of Television, Radio and Film, was quoted by The Athletic for the article “Why ‘Home Run Derby’ is the godfather of the modern sports reality TV show.”  

Business & Economy

‘Fan Bases are Shifting Under a Demographic Wave of Esports’

Friday, April 24, 2020, By News Staff

Rick Burton is the David B. Falk Endowed Professor of Sport Management in the Falk College. Will pro sports continue to earn fans from younger generations? Or are they still catering to baby boomers and unwilling to learn how to…

Campus & Community

Tune In to First-Ever Esports Tournament and Virtual Summit by Syracuse University, Microsoft and EGF

Thursday, April 23, 2020, By Joyce LaLonde

“The wall takes it upward. ‘Hush’ bangs it off the wall. ‘Jack’ is there for the empty net. One minute and fifty left, and that’s Syracuse left with that commanding 4-1 lead.” Eliciting the same adrenaline rush as a soccer…

Business & Economy

Two Falk Sport Analytics Teams Win at SABR Diamond Dollars Competition

Friday, April 10, 2020, By Margie Chetney

For the sixth straight year, members of the Department of Sport Management’s Sabermetrics Club participated in the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) Analytics’ Spring Diamond Dollars Case Competition. Due to Covid-19, the Syracuse University students did not travel last…

Campus & Community

Sport Management Club Raises $57,000 for Make-A-Wish During 15th Annual Charity Sports Auction

Thursday, February 13, 2020, By News Staff

The Sport Management Club at Syracuse University (SPM) raised $57,021 for Make-A-Wish Central New York as a result of its 15th Annual Charity Sports Auction. During the Orange men’s basketball game on Nov. 16 at the Dome, supporters placed bids…

Business & Economy

Department of Sport Management’s Emerging Leaders Council to Support Next Generation of Industry Leaders

Monday, February 3, 2020, By News Staff

Current and future students in Falk College’s Department of Sport Management will be the true beneficiaries of its newly announced Emerging Leaders Council (ELC). This core group of 31 influential Syracuse University alumni is committed to supporting the next generation…

Campus & Community

Female-Forward Broadcast Crew for Syracuse Hoops Brings New Meaning to ‘Women in Sports’

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, By Jen Maser

The production control rooms in Newhouse 2 were buzzing with all the usual pregame activity as two teams of students and broadcasting pros prepped for last Thursday’s women’s basketball game against Georgia Tech. As an updated run-of-show was hurriedly distributed,…

Campus & Community

Spring Intramural Sports Begin

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, By News Staff

A new semester calls for a new wave of intramural sports. This spring, students have the opportunity of choosing from over 10 intramural sports, reaching beyond traditional choices with the inclusion of both a League of Legends and March Madness…