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Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes
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Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

The ex-New York Giants star on his new venture and how his time as an athlete prepared him to become an entrepreneur.
Trevor Turnbull
Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures
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Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures

As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap.
Neil Parmar
Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers
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Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

On the last day of our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide, we roll out five products for the special angler, yogi or Frisbee player in your life.
Colleen DeBaise
Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles
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Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles

Woodworkers carve out a niche with an offbeat, high-end product.
Jodi Helmer
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Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again
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Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.
Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies
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Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies

Innovators may grab the glory, but late-to-market companies can still finish first.
John Patrick Pullen
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.
Trevor Turnbull
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What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business
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What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
Brandon Steiner
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Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring Change

The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares the vision for his foundation, which donates millions to fund skateparks.
Teri Evans
Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche
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Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche

Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out.
Katherine Duncan
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Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness
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Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

Here are three tips for how you can prepare for a sudden surge in sales.
Jason Fell
Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt
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Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

A martial arts franchise aims to drop-kick bullies and raise self-esteem while helping owners bring a professional approach to their business.
Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit
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Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

How Joe Reynolds and Ryan Kunkel parlayed their love of extreme adventure into a $30 million enterprise.
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How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business
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How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.
Matt Villano