What are some similarities and differences in collective bargaining between professional sports and traditional industry? Find out what NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (ILR ’74) and MLB EVP HR and Labor Relations Rob Manfred (ILR ’80) say on the subject — and what thisRead More
Unlike any other professional team in New York, the Knicks do not have to share the biggest sports market in the world with any other team. It is for this reason that the Knicks are special to New York fans. The Knicks are “it” if you are from New York and have any
On Tuesday February 22nd, our club will be holding a Skype session with the Baseball Factory. The Baseball Factory is a scouting, recruiting, and player development service for youth and high school baseball players. Since their founding in 1994, they have been educating and advisingRead 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."