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Anatomy of a Championship Win, Entrepreneur Version
Entrepreneurs

Anatomy of a Championship Win, Entrepreneur Version

The Super Bowl and the New England Patriots provide some lessons for playing the game that is business.
Stacey Alcorn
Under Armour Rides High With Big-Ticket Fitness App Acquisitions
Growth Strategies

Under Armour Rides High With Big-Ticket Fitness App Acquisitions

The sports company has purchased MyFitnessPal and Endomondo for $560 million.
Nina Zipkin
Why You Should Run Your Business Like Bill Belichick
Sports

Why You Should Run Your Business Like Bill Belichick

The New England Patriots coach seeks like-minded players who share the team's core values.
John Brubaker
Rivalry: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Competition

Rivalry: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson. British Airways vs. Virgin Atlantic. Uber vs. Lyft. Rivalry can be either a powerful driver of achievement, or a force that leads to corruption and chaos.
Laura Entis
Right in Sports, Wrong for Business -- the 4 Differences Leaders Must Realize
Ethics

Right in Sports, Wrong for Business -- the 4 Differences Leaders Must Realize

Don't get carried away with sports analogies. Pro athletes and coaches sometimes behave the opposite of how professionals should act in an office setting.
Marty Fukuda
3 Ways Launching a Startup Is as Tough as Playing for the NFL
NFL Players Inc.

3 Ways Launching a Startup Is as Tough as Playing for the NFL

You don't endure the same physical beating in business as in pro football but the demands to perform and the long odds of success are similar.
Hunter Hillenmeyer
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NFL Launches First Official YouTube Channel Days Before Super Bowl Kickoff
YouTube

NFL Launches First Official YouTube Channel Days Before Super Bowl Kickoff

After years of fiercely protecting its content, the NFL has reached a deal with YouTube to distribute game previews, highlights, recaps and more.
Geoff Weiss
Beanies, Tees and Steez: How Shaun Neff Built a $100 Million Business Out of His Backpack
Fashion

Beanies, Tees and Steez: How Shaun Neff Built a $100 Million Business Out of His Backpack

The headwear entrepreneur, whose eponymous line of SoCal-leaning merchandise is one of the hottest lifestyle brands on the youth market, has always been something of a natural born hustler.
Geoff Weiss
You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job
NFL Players Inc.

You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job

Professional football is a grinding job but Israel Idonije started his business while still playing in the NFL.
Israel Idonije
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The Traits of Athletes That Can Predict Workplace Success
Hiring

The Traits of Athletes That Can Predict Workplace Success

This startup actively recruits college players for reasons beyond teamwork and competitive instincts.
David Lavallee
Steve Ballmer La-La-Loves Fergie's New Hit Song, Too
Viral Videos

Steve Ballmer La-La-Loves Fergie's New Hit Song, Too

True to his wild ways, the boisterous former Microsoft CEO Fergaliciously came unhinged at last night's Los Angeles Clippers game. You have to see it to believe it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Whether in the Office or on a Mountain, You Need a Good Team to Reach New Heights
Team-building

Whether in the Office or on a Mountain, You Need a Good Team to Reach New Heights

A recent visit to a sporting gear company revealed the kind of people you want at your side.
Bryan Elliott
How Serial Entrepreneur and Racecar Driver Ken Block Found Success Both On and Off the Track
Entrepreneurs

How Serial Entrepreneur and Racecar Driver Ken Block Found Success Both On and Off the Track

DC Shoes founder Ken Block grew his latest apparel company 50 percent in the last year, all while continuing to compete as a motor racing driver.
Kate Taylor
Mark Cuban, Derek Jeter Talk Business, Motivation and Crushing the Competition
Inspiration

Mark Cuban, Derek Jeter Talk Business, Motivation and Crushing the Competition

To be successful in business, you have to be hungry, passionate and willing to work your ass off to accomplish your goals.
Jason Fell