Sports Management Worldwide Blog
I have a secret to tell you.
There is a sports agent out there who has negotiated over $2 billion in NFL contracts, has appeared in ESPN commercials, and is the only agent to ever appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated – and he never passed the bar exam!
I think I have a new favorite word to describe our business: incubator.
Local Portland, Oregon magazine The Pearl recently profiled SMWW and described us as, “one of the nation’s foremost pro-sports front-office incubators”
Sports analytics has become the wild west of the sports industry, with new ideas, formulas, and approaches coming to the forefront daily. Data manipulators are constantly seeking to find the newest way of approaching and analyzing data, hoping to find the perfect formula for team and individual success.
Now, the NBA is getting in on the fun announcing their first over NBA Hackathon, which despite its moniker does not involve fouling Dwight Howard.