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How eSports meet our expectations for competition

It’s no secret that the internet has changed our lives.  Our phones not only make calls, they connect us to Facebook, provide driving directions, and, with just a swipe or two, they can help us find romance.  These free online services are now things that we’ve come to expect as technology continually evolves.   Esports,

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Lunch and Learn with Kaleigh Gilchrist

Kaleigh Gilchrist is most commonly known as a water polo player. She was part of the American team winning the gold medal at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships. Gilchrist also competed on the gold medal-winning US Women’s Olympic Team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She is now pursuing a professional surfing career in hopes of

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Lunch and Learn with Jesse Wang

Jesse Wang is the coordinator for UC Irvine’s eSports program. eSports are a form of competition that is expedited by electronic systems, most commonly video games. eSports are organized, multiplayer competitions. Jesse discovered his love of eSports in high school and wants to bring it into the academic world. Questions Asked What are the recipes

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Lunch and Learn with Robert Kinsler

Robert Kinsler an entrepreneur, founder, and CEO. He is the man behind United Fray, whose mission is to make fun possible through sports leagues, events, fitness, and much more. Their motto is that “play has the power to transform lives, build communities, and create positive impact in the world.” Questions Asked What is one of

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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

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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

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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

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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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Lose Like a Boss

Football’s here again. After Cam Newton’s infamous post-Super Bowl presser last year, we know that while we all strive to win, we cannot always attain that goal. Here are some tips to get back to your winning ways after dealing with a tough loss. The first is to be accountable The best winners are accountable

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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.

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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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Why Adidas Won on John Ross

In 2012 Nike became the official uniform provider of the NFL — ever notice how the Northwest team (Seattle) got much cooler uniforms than anyone else? Since then, other sneaker companies have been figuring out how to compete with the juggernaut. Last year Adidas put out an offer — $1,000,000 to any player that can

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Youngry News OC- Episode 1

Here we are with our first episode of Youngry News Orange County! Youngry News aims to provide you with educational content from industry leaders in the area in regards to entrepreneurship. In this episode, we talk with Mark Deppe who is the co-founder and Director of UCI E-Sports about E-Sports and the state of the industry.

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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


Is Brad Stevens the Best Coach?

Ladies and gentlemen, you’d think what we have here is a chicken or the egg scenario. If that’s your assumption than you’re incorrect. The question is simply, are teams great because of a great coach or do great players make a great coach? For instance is Phil Jackson a great coach? Or did he happen


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

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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

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Gamers and Entrepreneurs Have More in Common Than You Think

What comes to mind when you think of gamers? How about when you think of entrepreneurs? If you’re like most people, the two mental images seem very different- largely due to stereotypes. Many individuals stereotypically think of entrepreneurs as being these larger-than-life figures that do things that “ordinary” folk can’t. While it’s undeniably true that