As part of a Sport Media Relations class assignment, Sport Media majors Abbey Langdon and Matt Tracy caught up with Ithaca College baseball star Teagen Barresi to discuss Bombers baseball. Listen below (gray play button) as the All-Conference OF talks about transferring from St. John Fisher; discusses his academic and athletic transition to IC; and […]

The Sports Business Conference Series, presented by the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center and Lunar Sports Group (where Ithaca College alum Pat Capra ’00 serves as President & CEO), is for students looking to gain insight into the business of professional sports. The Series provides students an opportunity to learn about the business from […]

One of the goals of the ICSMMblog is to reconnect alumni/alumnae with the program, and in so doing, educate current undergraduate and graduate students on the various paths we have taken to achieve success in the industry. The interview that appears below is part of an alumni/alumnae Q&A series that seeks to do just that. […]

Times are changing — and this notion is evident in the way colleges evaluate athletic directors during the hiring process. The College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in early May featured a variety of presentations that discussed recent changes and new trends in employment patterns of athletic directors… …and […]

Due to some Twitter controversy surrounding a recent Washington Nationals draftee, NBC4 Washington (DC) asked IC alum Mike Schaffer ’04 his opinion about the concept of social media “privacy.” On his blog, The Buzz by Mike Schaffer, the social media expert writes: Looks like somebody didn’t learn about keeping their Twitter mouth shut. Zach Houchins, […]

On April 11th, Trudi Lacey sat in the draft room hoping that her second round target would continue to fall to the Mystics at #23. Throughout the round, Lacey could be heard telling her staff “My Girl (Karima) Christmas is still on the board!” While Lacey waited for her turn in the draft, Karima Christmas, […]

By Kyle Woody I had the post written and saved on WordPress. The title was “And the Wait is Over…”; I was going to run the same “Closing in on a Dream” banner that has accompanied each post of this series. Below that, I was going to report the round, pick number and then slap […]

Throughout this “journey” (sorry, I’ve been watching The Bachelorette lately), we’ve tried to avoid subjectiveness and Grantland Rice-esque “hero worship” — and in our opinion, we’ve accomplished that goal*. With the draft approaching (Monday, June 6th: Round 1 // June 7th & 8th: Rounds 2-50), though, we wanted a definitive, unbiased report. So we tracked […]

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