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Also to learn how the league had an exponential growth over the last 2 decades helping to contribute to the economy in terms of tourism, clothing lines (jerseys, hats and etc) and recognition on an International level. This report consists of the Marketing Mix which includes Product, Price, Place and Promotion. The LA Lakers franchise has done has an amazing job in terms of marketing due to the fact that this franchise has the most NBA Finals appearances, more than any of the other 29 teams, winning 16 NBA Titles, just behind Celtics which goes on to show how strong the fan base is. Due to this fan base, the Lakers franchise have the most popular team merchandise among all NBA teams, and Kobe Bryant is the most popular jersey at the NBA Store. These stats show that the Lakers franchise has done an excellent job in terms of the “Product” and “Price” section.
There are approximately 78,456,456 NBA fans around the world. The NFL is the most attended sports league in the world by average attendance per game (16 a season), with 67,394 fans per game in 2011–12. The NBA and NFL have many similarities and differences. The first similarity is that both sports are the top two most popular sports around the world. They both live up to they’re hypes because there are a handful of top athletes in each sports.
National Football League (NFL) National Football League (NFL) is known as one of the highest professional American football in the United States. It’s known as today most profitable and valuable economic force in sports then other competitors in the American sports-business universe. It’s sold more than 17 million game tickets in 2008 and estimated three-quarters of the American population that watched at least one NFL game on television. Super Bowl, an annual event in American pop culture, helps gather a lot of NFL fans. However, the NFL has not always been perfect throughout America’s sporting life; the league also struggled to establish stability and legitimacy for many yeas after 1920s.
And now we move to trophy’s 3 cup yes but not as many as Roy and 4 Vezina’s not to bad but looking back at the status for Brodeur’s last Vezina win in 08 really made me think just why he won. The Vezina is a stat based trophy and I don’t think anyone will argue that, so let’s look at the stats from 08. He played 77 games finished 5th in goals against average, 9th in shutouts, 8th in save percentage, and 2nd in wins. Now will use those as the more important stat categories, he was first in only one which was games played and tied with Evgeni Nabokov. In all but one category Nabokov was ahead of Brodeur, that one being save percentage.
So, if you love football as much as I do, and know a lot about the sport like I do, whether you’re a Lions fan or not it’s not hard to see what I’m talking about when I say that the Lions have the best receiving core in the league. Let’s start with their best wide receiver, standing at six foot five, number eighty-one, Calvin Johnson. Calvin or better known as “Megatron” is the best receiver in the NFL period. The numbers and the amount yards and touchdowns that he has had proves it. I don’t know his exact yardage or the exact number of touchdowns that he has had off of the top of my head, but I do know off of the top of my head that that the last two years he has racked up receiving yards to a total of about four thousand yards.
Steroids makes the player much stronger, and faster which makes the sport interesting. Not in just one sport, but all major sports in America and even the Olympics. For The Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire homerun race. Both openly used steroids, and the two had the greatest homerun dual in the mid 1990’s, which brought in more than eight million dollars in endorsement, air time, and ticket sales. During that time baseball pocketed close to one billion dollars more profit than the years prior.
Should College Athletes Be Paid? For over a century, college sports have been among the most popular and loved sports in the American media, with the biggest event being March Madness. This event alone generates almost a billion dollars for the NCAA every year. They are well rewarded for the advertising and publicity that they generate around college sports. The athletes however, are not.
Now we drive these same ideals but with a huge salary in sports. The salaries of the super stars are astronomical when compared to other athlete’s years before. For example the quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles Michele Vick has signed three separate hundred million dollar contracts over his career. Baseball, football, and basketball players in the U.S. rack up enormous amount of money each season, essentially they are paid for their physical attributions and they become some of the wealthiest people in society because of that. This is all based on their physical characteristics, which can be easily elevated with the introduction of growth hormones.
The purchases for himself and his wife are often wants. These wants are usually instantly gratifying his or her wants. The author of this paper often follows trends in video games. Rock Band 2 is the highest selling game of the past 2 weeks. He also seeks out the same restraints gone to by the general population in America.