Sports

NFL Names 41-Year-Old Mother of Three Its First Full-Time Female Referee
Hiring

NFL Names 41-Year-Old Mother of Three Its First Full-Time Female Referee

Having officiated games for nearly 20 years, Sarah Thomas says she's encountered surprisingly little resistance and never set out to be a trailblazer.
Geoff Weiss
Was Hostess' Bizarre #OpeningDay Tweet an Epic Fail or Savvy Social Media Marketing?
Social Media

Was Hostess' Bizarre #OpeningDay Tweet an Epic Fail or Savvy Social Media Marketing?

Though the Twitterverse initially reeled at the post, Hostess insists it's having the last laugh.
Geoff Weiss
15 Motivational Quotes From Legends in Sports
Motivation

15 Motivational Quotes From Legends in Sports

From baseball to football and swimming, these sports legends know a thing or two about drive, competition and going all the way.
Jason Fell
How This 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Making Adults Question Their Life Choices by Being Ridiculously Awesome
Young Entrepreneurs

How This 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Making Adults Question Their Life Choices by Being Ridiculously Awesome

Rachel Zietz is the founder and owner of Gladiator Lacrosse. In school, sales and sports, she plays to win.
Carly Okyle
What Competitive Sports Taught Me About Running a Business
Young Entrepreneurs

What Competitive Sports Taught Me About Running a Business

Here are the keys to success on the court and in the boardroom.
Lisa Falzone
How This Olympian Built Up His Ability to Take On Adversity
Overcoming Obstacles

How This Olympian Built Up His Ability to Take On Adversity

Bouncing back from failure is a key skill for entrepreneurs – and one that takes practice.
Kate Taylor
This Startup Is Bringing 3-D Printed Insoles to the NBA and the Everyday Consumer
Business Accelerated

This Startup Is Bringing 3-D Printed Insoles to the NBA and the Everyday Consumer

SOLS co-founder Kegan Schouwenburg offers a look into how the 3-D printed insole maker is expanding.
Laura Entis
Psychological Momentum Doesn't Just Help Sports Team, It Works for Entrepreneurs, Too
Motivation

Psychological Momentum Doesn't Just Help Sports Team, It Works for Entrepreneurs, Too

Like sports, a lot of a company's success rides on how they handle their wins and failures.
Chris Myers
Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked
Business Accelerated

Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked

The Mace Wear Pod is a personal security tracker that can get victims help and collect evidence in the event of an assault.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Cheating Can Never Be Excused in Life, Business or Little League
Leadership

Cheating Can Never Be Excused in Life, Business or Little League

Don't cry for the Jackie Robinson West Little Leaguers. Rather, help them to learn the right lessons.
Ray Hennessey
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
Performance Ignited

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
Sports and running a business have a lot of overlap and intersection in that both require teamwork and competition, strategy, endurance and more. Plus, many businesses use big annual sports events, such as the World Cup and Super Bowl, in their sales and marketing strategies. 
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