Athletes Sports

The NBA’s 70 million dollar problem

We’ve had an incredible NBA season this year. Harden vs Westbrook. LeBron chasing the ghost of MJ. Durant on the Warriors. Etc etc. There is however one glaring flaw in this season and that is directly tied to the new NBA collective bargaining agreement. Let me break it down. Paul George is the Indiana Pacers

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Floated Like a Butterfly, and Stung Like a Bee

On October 1st in his hometown of Louisville, Sports Illustrated (“SI”) honored one of the greatest and most inspirational athletes, fighters and people of all time; the man who “Floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee…and others couldn’t hit what their eyes couldn’t see.” Yes ladies and gentlemen of all ages—it’s the Great Muhammad

Athletes Professional Sports

Only MLB award NOT based on performance on the field…Roberto Clemente Award

Baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and contributions to their team, individuals possessing these traits deserve Recognition. sports technology David Meltzer Following up on last week’s blog focusing on unsportsmanlike conduct, we now look at the other end of the spectrum, sportsmanship and giving back to the community. David Meltzer Last Friday the MLB awarded the Roberto Clemente Award

Athletes Professional Sports

Teamwork Wins

The suspense of being down 1 run, with a full count bottom of the 9th, is what America’s favorite past time is all about. This year, like every year, is full of suspense and baseball fans cannot wait to see who ends up playing for the World Series Pennant. However, like every year, fans look

Athletes Professional Sports

Arnold Palmer and His Lasting Legacy

When we market a client at Sports 1 Marketing, we have one specific criteria: our clients have to give back to their community. They must support a cause or a charity that they are passionate about. The reason that we require this is not only because we want to shift the paradigm of value and

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The Collective Belief of Champions

The Power of Collective Belief A collective belief is the most powerful thing in sports. Whether it starts with a team, stadium, city, country, or even the world, collective belief is the inspiration to make your perception a reality. A group of people with the same energy striving for the same goal can do anything.

Athletes Theory

Lunch and Learn with Dave Meltzer

David Meltzer is a business executive, humanitarian, an author, and an expert in sports marketing. He is the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing and has spent 25 years as an entrepreneur in several fields including technology and entertainment. Questions Asked: Who is someone in sports you think is very “Entrepreneurial” and why? (2:37) Which type

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Lakers Have Credibility Again…Magically!

It was the fall of 2006 and my Laker fandom was as strong as ever watching a young Andrew Bynum fly down the lane for a monster dunk. I was at my buddy Adam’s parents house, who I have known since I was two, watching a game early on in that young season.  We both

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Try and be like Russell Westbrook for a day. I dare you!

The last time someone averaged a triple double in the NBA was when Oscar Robertson “The Big O” did it back in 61-62′. That should give you some historical context for the season that Russ is having. He’s averaging a modest 31-10-10 and is playing every game as it’s his last. It’s working for him and

Athletes Sports

Why isn’t anyone talking about Steph Curry? Nike…

Remember 2 years ago? Steph Curry set the world ablaze with unstoppable 3 point shooting, dazzling crossovers, and then he capped it off with an NBA championship. Then last year he did even better. He improved statistically across the board and won the MVP unanimously. He made shots that couldn’t have been made by anyone