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The role of female sports fans in the business of sports

“Scarborough Sports Marketing Research noted the number of female sports fans has increased tremendously over the years (“The women are sports fans,” 2002; Vogt, 2002). In fact, the percentage of women who claimed to be very, or somewhat, avid sports fans doubled between 1998 (29%) and 2002 (58%; Gaffney, 2002). In 2008, women comprised 45% […]

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The significance of a ‘multimedia’ approach to build a sports brand – NFL case….

“The effective and seamless blending of image, music, and voice may also account for the National Football League’s rise to prominence in the television era. By the 1960s, most Americans understood football as a sport.” (Hardy et al., 2012, p. 497). This citation marks that media and especially the evolution of new media (moving from photographs […]

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The importance of a name and logo in sport branding

Emotional equity also plays a role when sport entities strive to brand or re-brand themselves. Take a look at the citation below: “In February 1927, Toronto’s struggling NHL franchise, the St Patrick’s, was sold to an investor group doing business as the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club, Limited. Managing partner Conn Smythe made two quick […]

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