SMP 2052: Sports Management

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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia [electronic resource]
Comprehensive coverage on a variety of subjects including, arts, business, geography, history, literature, philosophy, politics, pop culture, science, sports, and more, with an easy-to-use format, pronunciation help, relevant tables, and international maps.

A Dictionary of Business (electronic resource)
This dictionary defines approximately 6500 terms from all areas of business and commerce. Entries address marketing, taxes, accounting, investments, banking, international finance, management, business strategy, organizational behavior, and human resources useful to Sports Management.

Dictionary of Business and Management (electronic resource)
This e-book dictionary contains easy to understand, jargon-free defintions of key terms related to business, marketing, management and organizations that is applicable to Sports Management concepts.

Dictionary of Human Resources and Personnel Management (electronic resource)
This dictionary provides the user with a comprehensive vocabulary of terms used in human resource management. It covers all aspects of the subject including recruitment and selection, appraisals, payment systems, dismissals and other aspects of industrial relations.

The International Sports Directory : The Global Sports Reference Guide
The International Sports Directory is a comprehensive directory which covers the entire World of Sports from A to Z. Included are addresses, telephone and fax numbers, cable and telex numbers websites, e-mail addresses and contact persons from all international and national sports organizations and federations, leagues, teams (clubs)and publications from around the globe.

The Sports Address Bible & Almanac : The Comprehensive Directory of Sports Addresses
The Sports Address Bible & Almanac is a valuable reference and resource guide with addresses, telephone and fax numbers, websites, e-mails and contact persons from leagues, teams organizations and publications. It contains over 7,500 sports listings from professional, semi-professional, international, Olympic,collegiate and interscholastic sports.


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Athletic Management. Buyer’s Guide
Athletic Management examines topics of critical importance to high school and college Athletic Directors, interviewing leaders in the field to present their advice, opinions, and success stories. Along with extensive coverage by its in-house staff, each issue includes first-person columns by outstanding administrators, reports on progressive programs for student-athletes, scouting reports on new products, and essential news the major media outlets missed.

Journal of Sports Economics
The Journal of Sports Economics (JSE) is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Sage Publications focusing on the economics of sports. It brings together together theoretical and empirical research in a single intellectual venue.

Journal of Sports Management
The Journal of Sport Management (JSM) provides current issues and trends in Sports Management. As the official journal of the North American Society for Sport Management, JSM brings thought-provoking editorials, research articles, and reviews that examine how management theory applies to sport, exercise, dance, and play.

Sports Marketing Quaterly The Sport Marketing Quarterly (SMQ) is published quarterly (March, June, September, December) and serves as an outlet for the dissemination of sport marketing information. It provides new knowledge and existing concepts/theories in sport marketing.

Sports Management Review
Sport Management Review is published as a service to sport industries worldwide. It is a multidisciplinary journal concerned with the management, marketing, and governance of sport at all levels and in all its manifestations — whether as an entertainment, a recreation, or an occupation.

Sporting News
SN published b-weekly covers seven main sports Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey League (NHL), NASCAR, and NCAA men’s basketball and football with occasional coverage of other sports.

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Web Sites

CNN/Sports Illustrated
This is the official site for the magazine Sports Illustrated. Use of the site is free for the most current issue. It is also an excellent source for stats and news in most all popular sports.

ESPN Sports
ESPN Sports and its affiliated networks consists of the latest sports events, scores, videos, schedules and sports-related news on ESPN.

Fox Sports
Get the latest sports scores, in-depth player and team news, videos, schedules, fantasy games, & standings for the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA sports on FOX Sports.

MSNBC Sports
Get the latest on NFL, NASCAR, NBA, NHL and Notre Dame football news. Read top stories, player news and view photos on MSNBC Sports.

Sporting News
SN currently covers seven main sports Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey League (NHL), NASCAR, and NCAA men’s basketball and football with occasional coverage of other sports.

Sports Business Research Network
Sports Business Research Network offers comprehensive coverage of the sports industry sector, including statistical market research data, searchable database of full-text articles, and industry directory.

Sports Biz-CNN
Sports Biz- CNN provides a weekly look into the business of sports. Coverage includes major league baseball, NFL, NHL, NBA and more. There is special emphasis on the economic and business aspect of the sports teams and players associations.

Sports Biz with Darren Rovell-CNBC
Darren Rovell brings you his unique take on the business of sports: a multi-billion dollar global industry and obsession full of personalities and products. On Sports Biz, Darren will give you his up-to-date take on everything from salaries to endorsement deals to marketing and promotions, trades and tirades in short, everything that makes sports so exciting.

SportsSearch provides news, directories and statistics in sports. The directories are on different areas of sports and sports teams (football, baseball, hockey and basketball, etc..) useful to obtaining information on the organizations.

Team Marketing Report
Team Marketing Report provides sports marketing and sponsorship information used daily by executives from collegiate and professional sports properties, sponsor companies, marketing agencies and media partners. It contains ticket, parking and concession prices for MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL.

The Business of Sports
The Business of Sports is an industry specific blog that features tons of content to help any student up to date with the sports industry. Whether your interest is sports marketing, advertising, ticket sales, or social media, The Business of Sports will keep you in the loop.

The North American Society for Sports Management
NASSM is actively involved in supporting and assisting professionals working in the fields of sport, leisure and recreation. Topics of interest to NASSM members include sport marketing, future directions in management, employment perspectives, management competencies, leadership, sport and the law, personnel management, facility management, organizational structures, fund raising, and conflict resolution.


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