The modern climate of professional sports ownership exists as a realm in which capitalization and maximizing revenues has become the pinnacle of achievement. This is the case for the vast majority of American businesses. However, there is a sensitive caveat to this reali
In this tweet, NFL Network shows the Patriots’ formation for the final play of Super Bowl LI. They highlight each player, showing which round they were drafted, to emphasize the diversity of the draft-round discrepancy present on the Patriots. They fail to include one player inRead More
Yes, I know. The Patriots are the NFL’s most obnoxious team, starting off as an underdog in 2001, and becoming a national favorite for beating the big, bad St. Louis Rams. That’s right. Can you imagine the Patriots were 14 point underdogs to the Rams? Since then, the biggeRead More
Robbie Cohen ’13, Former ILRSBS President
"The Sports Business Society was an unbelievable way to supplement my Cornell education. It provided me with tremendous networking opportunities and allowed me to develop many crucial skills, both of which benefit me every day. I can say with no doubt that SBS prepared me for a career in the sports industry."
Melissa Kelly ’15, Intern, Major League Baseball Labor Relations Department
"ILRSBS was something I first gained interest in on my tour of Cornell while I was still in high school. As a member, it has given me the opportunity to learn first hand from the leaders in the sports industry and gain experiences that I would have never been able to on my own. The club does an amazing job connecting members with our alumni through their various events."
Jeff Lebow ’11 – Assistant, Baseball Operations, New York Mets, Former ILRSBS President
"ILRSBS gave me a platform to express my own sports-related ideas and learn from others (speakers or other club members). My participation in ILRSBS made me a more viable candidate to be hired in the sports world out of college, but more importantly, my ILRSBS experiences directly led me to contribute at my job at a much higher level had I not been involved."