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NBA, LeBron James and global branding of basketball

The presence of super star players reflects a profitable narrative in the sports-entertainment-nexus of the American sports economy and the NBA. In historic light, the NBA is a sports product, which was boosted by the successful co-branding associated with players like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, Julius Erving, Earvin ’Magic’ Johnson and […]

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Scandals and the business of sports: implications for new approaches in the sports industry.

Sports business expert, Patrick Nally: “Where there is money, there is greed….” Harvard Business School Professor Stephen Greyser: “For rights holders and commercial stakeholders like sponsors, it is a matter of being where the public’s heads and wallets are in 2016….” In the light of the many scandals that influence the business of sports, I […]

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Hvor er sportsverdenen på vej hen i en tid med stigende kommercialisering samt fokus på positiv bæredygtighed og transparens? Har sporten behov for forandringer?

Billede: #OscarGate var en negativ dansk fodboldnyhed, som tiltrak stor int. bevågenhed (kilde: Politiken) For et par uger siden var der stress på i den danske sportspresse, da det kom frem, at bestyrelsesformanden og storaktionæren i Brøndby IF Jan Bech Andersen, anvendte et pseudonym til at kritisere bl.a. cheftræner Thomas Frank i et online fanforum. […]

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Traditional sports sponsorship models are changed by digital options

There is nothing new in seeing an organization or product being endorsed by a professional athlete. Sports stars have done that for years and the association with athletes is usually a good ‘add on’ for the organization or product. The business of sports is a celebrity-driven culture so this association enhances recognition and a positive […]

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