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Why Does Virginia Not Have Any Major-League Sports Teams? 2

Posted on December 08, 2021 by John Harris

Have you always wondered why Virginia does not have their own professional sports teams? This is something that actually applies to a number of states in the US. But, people are particularly surprised in Virginia because it is known to be a sport-loving state with a lot of football to baseball fans. So, has it always been this way and will Virginia ever get any major-league sports teams? Let’s take a closer look.

Are There Any Reasons for Not Having Major-League Sports Teams?

So, why does Virginia not have any huge sports teams in its territory? Well, there are a few reasons why this might be the case. Namely, there is no major city in Virginia. The places that have a lot of people living there are said to be too small to really have a professional sports team.

In addition, while it is argued that Virginia is a populous state and has enough people for a major sports team altogether, one of the problems is their distribution. In other words, people are spread out a lot in the state, which would lead to poor crowds since people are not going to be able to travel that far all the time. For example, someone that lives in Virginia Beach is not going to be able to attend games in Richmond all of the time.

But, it is important to note that this does not mean people in Virginia do not like sports. On the contrary, sports betting is something that is widely enjoyed here. It became legal to bet on sports in April 2020 and the industry is showing signs of doing very well. So, there are plenty of people that like sports and want to get involved. If you are from the state, you can check out the Unibet VA mobile betting app for example, and place a bet on games across the state and the country.

Has There Been Any Teams Rumored in Play in Virginia in the Past?

It is important to note that Virginia does have some sports teams. But, there are no teams that are in major-leagues in the state. It is interesting to note that there are professional teams that train and have their headquarters in Virginia. We are talking about the Washington Football Team and the Washington Capitals. But, they are teams that represent Washington D.C.

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How to Become a Leader of a Sports Team: Profession Insider 3

Posted on December 04, 2020 by Ronald Mccarthy

Leadership is for the best and demands the best. You must also have heard that everyone and every team needs a leader. A leader capable enough to ensure coordination, make a plan, and execute it to the whole lot’s ultimate success. It is the leader who steps two-step forward in difficult times and handles everything with its sagacity. However, not every one of you can pick up the baton and become a team leader to chase away the challenging period and lead the team with harmony to success.

Leading is a quite challenging task in every sector of life. However, it demands a specific range of characteristics that make you capable enough to claim your role as a team leader in games specifically. If you want to take on your team’s mantle, make sure you strive to develop all the characteristics we will mention below. If you want to know what will cost you to become a sports leader and how you can become so, read till the very end. 

●       WHAT’S THE JOB ROLE?

You can determine your scope in the team depending on your role there. Coaches can find multiple opportunities to display their leadership skills, including post and pre-match team talks and training ground. Captains as a whole are responsible for how the team acts in the field on match day. They perform precisely in the directions of their coach. On-field, they use their decisive power, implement all the strategies on the match day, ensure healthy coordination in the team, and lead it to success.

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What Should an Ideal Sports Anchor Resume Look Like 0

Posted on August 13, 2020 by Aditya Sharma

During the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the things that the people missed the most was sports. As sporting events are slowly starting to take place, for preventive measures spectators aren’t allowed. 

Even before this pandemic, the public received information related to the developments in the sports world through sports anchors, reporters, writers, etc proving that sports anchors play a very important role in any sporting event. 

So, recruiters want to hire the best talent, and to make sure that they are impressed with your application, you need to understand what your sports resume should look like. 

Let’s dig in. 

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The header of a resume sets the foundation in terms of what it will entail. Formatting it correctly with only relevant information can do wonders for your profile. 

That is why it should be divided into 3 categories:

  • Name & Contact: You need to write your name just once in the header along with relevant contact information such as residence location, phone number, and email address. 
  • Relevant Links: Include the links to LinkedIn, sports blog, portfolio, etc. The idea is to add links to outbound links that can be valuable to your profile. 
  • Resume title: The title of your resume should be in line with your current or last job. For example, Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, etc. 
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How Are Football Stadiums Going To Look Post Pandemic? 1

Posted on June 15, 2020 by John Harris

The Coronavirus pandemic has left us all in shock. As much as it has caused harm to the lives of thousands of people, it hasn’t done any less damage to various sectors of our economy. The entertainment sector, especially the sports world, is facing a massive set back because of the infamous horrors of COVID-19. If we talk about Football mainly, the loss is immeasurable. It might be hard to digest, but Football stadiums will have a whole new look after the pandemic settles down. What’s worse is that changes are inevitable, mainly this one. While we don’t know what is exactly going to change in football stadiums, here are a few presumptions.

Image Credit: Betway

Empty for a few months 

It is well known to everyone that the current situation around us doesn’t permit traveling for our own sake. Stepping out of the house these days is nothing short of a challenge. We barely go out to buy essential commodities. Now, if we talk about football stadiums, it is pretty much evident that they are going to be empty for quite a while now, given the pandemic. Even after it is over, which doesn’t seem to be happening any sooner, people will shy away from going out to watch matches. Large gatherings of people are not allowed, anyway. So, fans will have to make do with viewing live matches on television until we are given further notice. 

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Could You Make a Living Coaching Sports? 0

Posted on December 30, 2019 by John Harris

Coaching is one of those roles that a lot of people know exist, but they don’t really understand the importance of it. All of the big sporting heroes, regardless of their sport, have always had people in the back cheering them on, fighting their corner and giving them the motivation they need to push through and become one of the best. Coaches are the unsung heroes in a famous sportsman’s career, but it’s starting to grow more popular for many reasons.

One such reason is the opportunity it gives to make a living. Coaches typically don’t earn as much as the people they coach (especially if we’re talking big names and international sports) but they do have an easy time finding work because of the skills they offer. So in this post, we’re going to talk about what coaching involves, several ways to do it, and what you can expect from a career choice like this.

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Secrets of Writing a Good Sports Management Research Proposal 1

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Alex Buffet
Sports Management and Coaching Science as a Career

The better your research proposal is, the more chances your application has. Sports management sounds like an engaging topic, but at the same time, it is not that easy to write a quality research proposal on it, as, strictly speaking, it is not a theme with an extensive academic background. You should be very careful when it comes to writing proposals, as the material you collect doing it, will come in handy when you write an actual research paper or dissertation. Often, the research paper is a background for your future dissertation, and coming up with a good research proposal, based on quality rationally, with quality described methodology is a key to success for years to come. We asked some experts from research proposal writing service WriteMyPaperHub to share some helpful tips with students.

Clear and Precise Title

There is not much room for creativity here, but still, you should remember that the title should be engaging enough. Your professor or thesis committee are obligated to read your sports management research proposal, but again they will see if you don’t care about the title. Come up with the name of your research proposal, thinking about the broader audience. At the same time, make it very clear and rather simple, so a reader can tell what your key idea is just reading your title, not digging too deeply.

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  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Larry “The Zonk” Csonka
      January 29, 2022 | 4:43 pm
      Larry Csonka

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month was the leader of a running attack that was the cornerstone of two Super Bowl Championship teams, including the only undefeated squad in NFL history.

      With his distinctive headgear and a body suited for punishing contact, Larry Csonka looked the part of a fullback and for 11 NFL seasons delivered and took regular punishment on his way to the Hall of Fame.

      Following in the great tradition of Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, Jim Nance and Floyd Little, Csonka earned All-American honors at Syracuse while rushing for 2,934 yards.  He began earning a name for himself as the Most Valuable Player of the East–West Shrine Game, the Hula Bowl, and the College All-Star Game.

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