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The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 The Forbes Fab 40 consists of the 10 most valuable sports brands in each of four categories–businesses, events, teams and athletes–and quantifies the earning power of each brand relative to its competitors. The most valuable sports business brand is Nike, worth $19 billion by my count, $1.7 billion more than last year. In other words, if the athletic apparel…

Men’s mag apologizes for ‘Talk about Sports with Women’ – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Men’s Health Mag tweet(Photo: Twitter/Men’s Health Mag) Men’s Health Magazine took us way back to another decade? Era? Century? One in which, as the magazine tweeted Monday night, “She sees the game differently than you.” According to Men’s Health, women require story lines to get into sports. According to Andrei Markovitz, co-author of Sportista: Female Fandom in the United States, “Most women don’t care about stats.” The kicker to the…

Men’s Magazine Deletes Insulting Article On Female Sports Fans – ThinkProgress

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on October 7, 2014 at 9:30 am Updated: October 7, 2014 at 10:15 am 711Share This 101Tweet This Share this: “Men’s Magazine Deletes Insulting Article On Female Sports Fans“ Share: How all women react to sports, according to Men’s Health CREDIT: Shutterstock Because women struggle with complicated things like numbers, the only way to get them interested in sports is to tell them stories about how nice…

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 The Forbes Fab 40 consists of the 10 most valuable sports brands in each of four categories–businesses, events, teams and athletes–and quantifies the earning power of each brand relative to its competitors. The most valuable sports business brand is Nike, worth $19 billion by my count, $1.7 billion more than last year. In other words, if the athletic apparel…

Men’s Health Magazine pulls ‘misogynistic’ sports story and tweet – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A tweet Monday from Men’s Health Magazine advising men how to talk to women about sports prompted a quick, and furious, backlash on social media, and has since been removed. The tweet, “She sees the game differently than you. Here’s how, and what to do about it,” comes with a link to the story titled, “The Secret to Talking Sports with Any Woman” and a picture of a smiling young…

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 The Forbes Fab 40 consists of the 10 most valuable sports brands in each of four categories–businesses, events, teams and athletes–and quantifies the earning power of each brand relative to its competitors. The most valuable sports business brand is Nike, worth $19 billion by my count, $1.7 billion more than last year. In other words, if the athletic apparel…

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 The Forbes Fab 40 consists of the 10 most valuable sports brands in each of four categories–businesses, events, teams and athletes–and quantifies the earning power of each brand relative to its competitors. The most valuable sports business brand is Nike, worth $19 billion by my count, $1.7 billion more than last year. In other words, if the athletic apparel…

How To Talk With Men About Talking About Sports With Women – BuzzFeed

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Now, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll, 49% of Americans identified themselves as pro football fans. Of that group, an estimated 47% are women. In other words, if there are 10 women at a sports bar, at least four of them were high school athletes, and five or more follow the NFL. Which is pretty much the exact same odds you’d get if the bar were only filled with men….

Legendary Philadelphia Sports Broadcaster Bill Campbell Dead At 91 – CBS Local

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Eagles Central Buy Eagles Tickets Shop for Eagles GearNFL ScoreboardNFL StandingsTeam STATSTeam ScheduleTeam RosterTeam Injuries By Tim Jimenez, Molly Daly, and Ed Benkin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Bill Campbell, long known as “the dean” of Philadelphia sportscasters, passed away Monday at the age of 91. His career spanned eight decades. Most recently,…

Women Hate Watching Sports, Says Men’s Health Magazine – Deadspin

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

If there is only one truth in the world, it is this: women hate watching sports. Baseball? Football? Basketball? Soccer? Nah, all the way around. Seriously, have you ever met a woman that enjoyed watching sports? No. Are you one? Certainly not! Not only is Men’s Health is willing to speak truth to power by pointing out, against all evidence, that women don’t actually enjoy watching sports, but they’re willing…

IT and Data Change the Sports and Entertainment Experience – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The use of information technology and data is not limited to the retail and finance industries. IT and data have invaded the sports industry to create next-generation football stadiums with a robust communications infrastructure, designed to attract more fans than ever. According to “Football Stadiums of the Future: The Tech-Enhanced Experience,” a Forbes Insights study sponsored by Comcast Comcast Business, these structures will offer every imaginable form of entertainment and…

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands 2014 The Forbes Fab 40 consists of the 10 most valuable sports brands in each of four categories–businesses, events, teams and athletes–and quantifies the earning power of each brand relative to its competitors. The most valuable sports business brand is Nike, worth $19 billion by my count, $1.7 billion more than last year. In other words, if the athletic apparel…

Men’s Health Magazine fumbles advice column on women, sports – U-T San Diego

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

  Reddit ✉ –Comments It often doesn’t take much to make a men’s magazine seem sexist. Monday, it took 101 words. Here they all are, courtesy of Men’s Health Magazine, which incurred the wrath of men and women alike Monday by teasing a link to a three-paragraph post headlined, “The Secret to Talking Sports with Any Woman” with this: “She sees the game differently than you.” Uh-huh. Not all…

Women Hate Watching Sports, Says Men’s Health Magazine – Deadspin

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

If there is only one truth in the world, it is this: women hate watching sports. Baseball? Football? Basketball? Soccer? Nah, all the way around. Seriously, have you ever met a woman that enjoyed watching sports? No. Are you one? Certainly not! Not only is Men’s Health is willing to speak truth to power by pointing out, against all evidence, that women don’t actually enjoy watching sports, but they’re willing…

Men’s Magazine Deletes Insulting Article On Female Sports Fans – ThinkProgress

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on October 7, 2014 at 9:30 am Updated: October 7, 2014 at 10:15 am 296Share This 59Tweet This Share this: “Men’s Magazine Deletes Insulting Article On Female Sports Fans“ Share: How all women react to sports, according to Men’s Health CREDIT: Shutterstock Because women struggle with complicated things like numbers, the only way to get them interested in sports is to tell them stories about how nice…

Women Hate Watching Sports, Says Men’s Health Magazine – Deadspin

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

If there is only one truth in the world, it is this: women hate watching sports. Baseball? Football? Basketball? Soccer? Nah, all the way around. Seriously, have you ever met a woman that enjoyed watching sports? No. Are you one? Certainly not! Not only is Men’s Health is willing to speak truth to power by pointing out, against all evidence, that women don’t actually enjoy watching sports, but they’re willing…

NBA’s Mega Deal Shows Media Driving Sports More Than Ever – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The NBA is set to announce its latest television package on Monday morning, and it looks like a big one. Figures haven’t yet been announced, but multiple reports peg a deal with Walt Disney’s ESPN ESPN and Time Warner’s TNT at $24 billion over nine years, an extension that would kick in after the 2015-16 season. Those figures, if accurate, would roughly triple the NBA’s annual national TV money. The…

Women Hate Watching Sports, Says Men’s Health Magazine – Deadspin

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

If there is only one truth in the world, it is this: women hate watching sports. Baseball? Football? Basketball? Soccer? Nah, all the way around. Seriously, have you ever met a woman that enjoyed watching sports? No. Are you one? Certainly not! Not only is Men’s Health is willing to speak truth to power by pointing out, against all evidence, that women don’t actually enjoy watching sports, but they’re willing…

Football safety in question after high school players’ deaths – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She is a mom of two girls. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. (CNN) — It was a heartbreaking week for three families, football teams and communities. Three players from three different states — Alabama, North Carolina and New York — died last week. And while investigations…

NBA’s Mega Deal Shows Media Driving Sports More Than Ever – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The NBA is set to announce its latest television package on Monday morning, and it looks like a big one. Figures haven’t yet been announced, but multiple reports peg a deal with Walt Disney’s ESPN ESPN and Time Warner’s TNT at $24 billion over nine years, an extension that would kick in after the 2015-16 season. Those figures, if accurate, would roughly triple the NBA’s annual national TV money. The…