Articles by tag: NCAA

Exposing the Charade: The Reality Behind Pay-for-Play Restrictions in College Sports

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In the landscape of college sports, how is the recent injunction impacting the pay-for-play restrictions and the transparency of NIL deals? Once a cornerstone of maintaining amateurism in college athletics, pay-for-play restrictions are now under scrutiny for their role in the evolving dynamics of athlete compensation. AJ Krow, host of the Krow Knows podcast,…

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Bridging the Investment Gap and Inefficiencies of Youth Sports

Seeing his own kids grow up playing school sports, Chuck Thompson, Nike Dallas FC president, noticed a gap in youth sports — it is inefficient and doesn’t set players up for success. He joined Host Katie Steinberg of Game Changers to discuss the Nike Dallas Football Club and its impact on the community. Thompson’s vision…

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Kentucky Mens Basketball Locks in a New Recovery Technology Partner

Athletes push their bodies to the limits, needing the best options for recovery. Technology is now revolutionizing this. Hyperice offers percussion technology to relieve muscle pain, stiffness, and soreness. After working with the NBA and other professional leagues, the company announced its first collegiate partnership with Kentucky. The brand believes this will be a “platform to jump…

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Business Casual: NFL and EA Extend Madden Video Game Contract Through 2026

Selling more than 130 million copies since it started in 1989, thus, making it one of two video sports games ever to sell more than 100 million copies, the Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming world for at least the next six years. Recently approving an extension of their…

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B2B News Update: A Decade of Rent, and a Major Sports Acquisition

With just two weeks left in the decade, the data is in on just about every business category. Rent Café tallied the numbers on residential construction and found that 2.4 million units were delivered in the 2010s, the biggest boom since the 1980s. However, the report noted that the average newly-built apartment size decreased…

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3 Things You Need to Know This Week in B2B

Consumers have grown accustomed to two-day or even same-day shipping from e-commerce retailers, and now B2B companies are getting more attention in distribution. UPS notched a 3.4 percent increase in B2B shipments in Q3, and a 24 percent year-over-year increase in next day shipments overall. Company Chairman and CEO David Abney said in a…

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Business Casual: The NCAA Opens the Door for Athletes to be Compensated

The NCAA voted unanimously to allow its players to financially benefit from the use of their image, likeness, and name. This vote comes after the governing body of college sports fought against a similar law being passed in California. Why the change and what are the greater implications for college athletics? Tyler Kern and…

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Fostering a Culture of Engagement is Key to Combating Employee Disengagement and Quiet Quitting
June 12, 2024

Employee engagement in the U.S. workforce has reached an alarming 11-year low, with only 30% of employees actively engaged at work, according to Gallup. This significant drop in engagement and rise in disengagement highlights a pressing challenge for leaders across various industries on how to foster a culture where employees feel motivated and valued. What…

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How a Futurist Sees Healthcare Being Delivered!
June 12, 2024

In a recent episode of the “Healthcare Rethink” podcast by FinThrive, host Brian Urban explored the future of healthcare with Trond Arne Undheim, a leading Futurist and Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy. Undheim, author of “Health Tech: Rebooting Society Software, Hardware, and Mindset,” shared his vision of a healthcare system…

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Industry-Wide Collaboration and Historical Aerodynamic Insights Ensure eVTOL Safety
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sector is on the cusp of revolutionizing urban mobility, yet it faces significant aerodynamic challenges. With the rise of urban air mobility, the industry must navigate complex issues like vortex ring state and outwash effects. As the technology progresses, the stakes are high for ensuring safety and…

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Seamless eVTOL Urban Air Mobility Requires Smart Vertiport Design and Regulatory Support
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry is on the brink of transforming urban air mobility, with significant investments fueling rapid advancements. Projections indicate a substantial growth in the sector, underscoring its potential to reshape transportation. However, these developments bring forth considerable challenges, particularly concerning infrastructure and safety. What are the main infrastructural…

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Will a Newly Passed California Bill Put the NCAA at Risk?
October 5, 2019

College sports fans are notoriously competitive about their programs, but the current debate capturing the NCAA has nothing to do with rankings or recruiting. The state of California recently passed legislation that would allow collegiate amateur athletes in the state to be compensated for their name and likeness, which previously would have disqualified students…

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Is Compensation Coming to College Athletics?
May 20, 2019

NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated that big changes could be on the horizon for college athletics. In a move that surprised many, Emmert along with the board of governors announced the formation of a working group to explore the possibility of allowing college athletes to receive compensation for use of their names, images…

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