ESPN Coordinating Producer Amina Hussein to speak at SBC’s TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast Major

Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that Emmy Award winner Amina Hussein, Coordinating Producer at ESPN, will be a featured speaker in our TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. Every Sports Business Classroom student will learn about television and broadcast production in the GE [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|News, Speakers|

Oklahoma City Thunder Reporter Lesley McCaslin to speak at SBC’s TV, Online & In-Arena Broadcast Major

Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that Fox Sports/Oklahoma City Thunder Reporter Lesley McCaslin will be a featured speaker in our TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. Every Sports Business Classroom student will learn about television and broadcast production in the GE sessions. Those choosing [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|News, Speakers|

Dennis Rogers, Director of Basketball Communications for the Clippers, to speak at SBC’s Social Media, PR & Digital Branding major

The Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that Dennis Rogers, Director of Basketball Communications for the LA Clippers, will be a featured speaker for the Social Media, PR & Digital Branding major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. Every Sports Business Classroom student will learn about Social Media, PR and [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|News, Speakers|

5 Things to Know about the Salary Cap

by Larry Coon, GM - Sports Business Classroom / Lead - Salary Cap & Executive Session This is the first in a series of original content written by Sports Business Classroom leads covering important and interesting things to learn before the start of the program. In the “Five things to know” series, we will explore [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Exclusive Content|

Tara August, VP of Talent Relations at Turner Sports, to Speak at SBC’s TV, Online & In-Arena Broadcast Major

The Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that VP of Talent Relations at Turner Sports, Tara August, will be featured speaker for the TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. The TV, Online and In Arena Broadcast major is one of four being offered in [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|News, Speakers|

NBA TV’s The Starters to speak at SBC’s Social Media, PR & Digital Branding Major

Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that The Starters will be featured speakers in our Social Media, PR and Digital Branding major. Coordinating Producer Matt Osten, Coordinating Director Jason Doyle and on-air broadcasters J.E. Skeets, Tas Melas, Trey Kerby and Leigh Ellis will deliver their unique cross-platform expertise to Social 201, a class that [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|News, Speakers|

NFL Network and HBO Sports Correspondent Andrea Kremer to Speak at SBC’s TV, Online & In-Arena Broadcast Major

Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that multi-Emmy Award winner Andrea Kremer, Correspondent for the NFL Network and HBO Sports, will be a featured speaker in our TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. Every Sports Business Classroom student will learn about television and broadcast [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|News, Speakers|

Recommended Reads from the SBC Leadership Team

We received a great question from one of our incoming 2017 students, Justin Scheuner (edited here for brevity): “I was wondering if there is anything I can be doing now/ahead of Sports Business Classroom in order to better prepare myself for what I will learn? Books I can read, people I can reach out to, [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Exclusive Content|

USC’s Jeff Fellenzer to Lead Networking, Resume Writing and Interviewing Session at Sports Business Classroom 2017

The Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that longtime Sports, Business, Media professor, former Los Angeles Times writer-editor and basketball entrepreneur Jeff Fellenzer, from the University of Southern California's prestigious Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, will once again lead a session on "Networking, Resume Writing and Interviewing" at SBC 2017 in Las Vegas. [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|News|

Tracy Weissenberg to Lead the Social Media, Public Relations and Digital Branding Major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom

Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that award-winning social media strategist Tracy Weissenberg will be leading the Social Media, Public Relations and Digital Branding major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. This major is one of four being offered in 2017 as part of the Business of Basketball program. As [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|News, Speakers|

Salary Cap Expert Larry Coon to Lead Sports Business Classroom 2017

Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that Salary Cap expert Larry Coon will be leading the Business of Basketball program and Executive Session at Sports Business Classroom (SBC) 2017 in Las Vegas. In this role he is also serving as the program lead for the League Salary Cap major. This major is one of [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|News, Speakers|

TNT’s David Aldridge to Lead TV, Online, and In-Arena Broadcast Major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom

The Sports Business Classroom is excited to announce that Hall of Fame TNT reporter, David Aldridge will be leading the TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast major at the 2017 Sports Business Classroom (SBC) in Las Vegas. The TV, Online and In Arena Broadcast major is one of four being offered in 2017 as part of [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|News, Speakers|

Sports Business Classroom’s Warren LeGarie and Larry Coon To Speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Every year some of the brightest minds in sports gather at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston to foster the acceptance of analytics, create innovation, and bring like-minded people together to learn. We are proud to announce that Sports Business Classroom Founder Warren LeGarie and Sports Business Classroom General Manager Larry Coon will [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|News|

Podcast: Larry Coon and Nate Duncan Break Down the Trade Deadline

Larry Coon joins the Dunc'd On Podcast to discuss the effect of the new CBA on the trade deadline, the Lakers management shakeup, what he likes and what doesn't make sense in the new CBA, and their venture the Sports Business Classroom With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).

By |February 27th, 2017|News|

Podcast: Eric Pincus, Larry Coon and the Impact of the New CBA

Basketball Insiders’ Larry Coon and Eric Pincus discuss the impact of NBA’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement, which will pay the league’s stars well but limit their freedom of movement from team to team.

By |February 4th, 2017|News|

In Memory of a Rising Star

The NBA Summer League and Sports Business Classroom family lost one of our own today, rising star Adam Cave. Adam was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident today in Los Angeles. Adam participated in the 2016 Sports Business Classroom and was acknowledged as a top performer earning the “Rising Star” award. He was hired this [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|News|

Meet the Yoda of the NBA’s salary cap

LAS VEGAS – The smell of cigarettes and cheap beer that cloaks the Vegas casinos has weakened by 7 a.m., though a handful of blackjack players are doing their part to keep their Sunday night from becoming a Monday morning. The table minimums have dropped, the slots aren’t ringing and employees are standing around with [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|News|