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Business in Sports

My name is Jacqueline Paul,  but I am better known as JP or JIP around campus. I am from Burlington, NJ and I am a rising junior at Babson college. This summer I am interning at the Philadelphia Phillies, a Major League baseball club. I am learning the ins and outs of how a club…

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Join the Blank Center for eSports Panel Discussion

eSports have exploded in popularity over the past few years. Professional eSports teams are popping up, major brands are clamoring for sponsorship opportunities and fans are filling massive stadiums to watch tournaments while millions of others stream the content from their devices. Experts estimate that eSports revenue could reach $1.5 billion by 2020 – securing…

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Babson Executive Education Alumnus and Former NFL Player Nate Lawrie Receives Deal on Shark Tank

On Sunday, October 29, Nate Lawrie was featured on Shark Tank to pitch his business Brazyn Life, and the company’s launch product, The Morph—a collapsible, portable foam roller. He received a $250,000 deal with sharks Lori Greiner and Sara Blakely for 20% equity. Lawrie is a former NFL player and an alumnus of the Babson…

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Sports Tech Hackathon with ASICS and HYPE Foundation!

On Wednesday, October 11 in the Schlesinger Innovation Center, join the Blank Center, together with ASICS and HYPE Foundation, a global leader in promoting sports innovation, to design tech solutions for the fitness and sports world. Register now >> During the hackathon, teams will develop innovative ideas for the sports and fitness arena, solving key…

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Now I Know I’m Sure

When you start searching for an internship or new job you obviously want to look for something that will help lead you into a career you really want to be in. Last year I didn’t feel like I was lucky enough to find an internship like that, but this summer that’s all changed. I’ve known…

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A Career in Sports: An Endeavor Worth Taking

Last week Dan Dropkin-Frank, Sales Manager at New England Revolution, visited the Sports Marketing class at Babson Collage.  As a guest blogger this week he shares his career journey to achieving his ultimate goal of breaking into the sports industry–a winding path, but as he states, “an endeavor worth taking”.     I quickly shut down GMail because I…

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27 Outs

Having basically completed my internship for the summer it is now time to reflect on my experience selling Spinners tickets. To do this I am going to look at both the sports side and business aspect, selling tickets. Looking at the sports side of things first, there is definitely some good and bad. The best…

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Life in the Clubhouse

During my junior year I had the fortunate opportunity to participate in one of Babson’s MCFE projects, something I would highly recommend for every Babson student. Through primary research conducted, my team and I found that our generation overwhelmingly prefers a good company culture to good pay. At the Spinners I have loved the company’s…

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Going into Extra Innings

Having settled in to my new life as an intern I feel incredibly lucky to be where I am. Working for the Spinners has already taught me so much and I have had an incredibly fun experience as well. I absolutely love the culture and getting to know my colleagues has been a great experience.…

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Starting in the Minors

As long as I can remember I have been enamored by sports. This summer I am fortunate to be interning with a professional baseball team. Working for a professional sports team is truly a dream come true for me. I am interning in the ticket office of the Lowell Spinners. The Spinners are the single…

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