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How to Start Your Career in the Sports Industry

By Brian Freeland Sports & Fitness Network, Contributor The sports industry continues to be one of the largest growing industries, even in today’s economy. However, a common term used to describe breaking into the industry is “challenging.” Even though sites like and advertise hundreds (even thousands) of jobs, there is the perception that a career in sports is tough to come by.
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The Truth About Making it to the Pros in Athletics

By Dr. Bret Simmermacher Sports & Fitness Network, Contributor When every young athlete begins their career they dream of making it big in the National Football League (NFL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), or Major League Baseball (MLB). What most people don’t tell them are the odds are against them of ever making it to that level. The number of high school athletes that actually go on to play college or professional sports is extremely competitive.
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