EA ‘Pushing Forward’ With Gambling In FIFA Series

When Electronic Arts said it wasn’t gonna repeat its mistakes with Star Wars Battlefront 2, I cynically suggested that Electronic Arts was talking about getting caught, that they believe that’s what the mistake was, not putting glorified gambling systems in Star Wars Battlefront 2, but just doing it in a way that would piss everybody…

Sports Are Moving from the Stadium to Your Smartphone

What’s going on for the future of the sports and recreation industry? Let’s talk about the details. Today, we’re going to talk about the global sports and recreation industry, a really big and exciting industry that’s growing quickly as incomes rise in emerging nations around the world. Now, sports mean a lot of different things…

A Brief History of Sport

Competition is part of what makes us human. We strive to be better, stronger, faster. We set rules, invent sports, arrange contests, and we yearn to win. Science and technology are tools we use to improve our performance. But while carbon fibre tennis rackets and aerodynamic bicycles might represent the cutting edge today, sports and…

Master’s in Sport Administration: Meet Prof. Dees & Alicia Jessop

[Music] Marking. [Music] I’m Windy Dees, I’m an Associate Professor here at the University of Miami and I teach Sports Marketing and Sports Sponsorship. I’m Alicia Jessup, I’m an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami, where I teach Legal Aspects of Sport and Globalization of Sport. We know that the sport industry accounts for…