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  • #ABCOrlando: In Your Words

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    A week ago today, the 2014 Athletic Business Conference and Expo kicked off in Orlando. With attendees from 49 states (come on, Idaho!), every Canadian province and a total of 20 countries, the social media buzz at the show was bigger than ever.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 4

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    In this episode we take viewers inside the rocking networking reception, discuss the highlights of Bill Taylor's inspiring keynote speech and have footage from Friday's early-morning workouts. Check it out in this quick episode of Inside #ABCOrlando.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 3

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    In this episode we bring you highlights from the trade show floor, visit with one of our speakers who offers up tips for selling the millennial generation and preview Friday's action.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 2

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    We go inside Wednesday's action at the Athletic Business Conference & Expo. Highlighting the day was the annual Athletic Business Golf Classic, plus we preview what's to come on Thursday.

  • Role of 'Big Shoe' Affects Athletes from Youth to College

    by Steve Hummer; Staff November 2014

    What is the ultimate sign of success in basketball? The embarrassingly large shoe contract, and maybe even getting your name on one of the overpriced sneakers, like a Jimmy Choo with ups.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 1

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    The 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo is just a few days away. This year, we're launching a new video series that will take viewers inside the events at the show and preview the upcoming action. In this debut episode we provide an overview of this year's schedule and conference director Sue Searls joins the program to offer up her tips for attendees.

  • Snap Fitness Lands Deals to Expand in UK, India

    by EVAN RAMSTAD; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014

    Snap Fitness announced expansions in India and the United Kingdom with partners that expect to develop several hundred fitness centers in each country.

  • 10 Things to Remember to Bring to #ABCOrlando

    by Becky Walker Sobeck October 2014

    The 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo is right around the corner. You might not be packing your bags for Orlando just yet, but here are the top ten things you'll need to remember for this year's show. Not signed up yet? You can do that here. The show runs from November 12-15. We hope to see you there!

  • Critics Question Nike's Influence at University of Oregon

    by Scott M. Reid, Staff writer, The Orange County Register October 2014

    The university, said economics professor Bill Harbaugh, has had a series of presidents and administrators "who have rolled over for Phil."

  • U. of Minnesota Invites Redskins to Nicknames Debate

    by Maura Lerner, Staff Writer, Star Tribune October 2014

    The debate is part of a series of educational events about American Indian heritage that the U has scheduled in the run-up to the Nov. 2 game, which has drawn protests over the use of the Redskins nickname.