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Careers in Sports Management 

There is an entire side to the Sports industry that the public does not often see. While athletes typically get the spotlight, there are many dedicated professionals working behind the scenes to manage the industry. Sample fields within the Sports industry include Sponsorship, Advertising, Facilities, Analytics, Finance, Gaming/E-Sports, Public Relations, and many more.

The sports industry has matured into one of the largest industries in the United States. Professional teams are the most widely recognized industry segment in sports. Professional teams include all of the various sports teams, leagues, and governing bodies for which individuals get paid for their performance. Some of the most notable organizations include the National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, and Major League Baseball. These are commonly known as the four majors. During recent decades, more professional leagues have started, such as the Women’s National Basketball League, the Arena Football League, and Major League Soccer. There are also many minor league and collegiate organizations. 

Within each league there is a variety of positions you can seek based on your interest. Explore below for some career resources within the Sports industry. 

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