Are you a sports fan that’s bored with traditional coverage of the world of sports? You have come to the right place. This page will highlight “analytic oriented” information on the sports we all love to watch that you can’t find elsewhere on the web. And you don’t need to Ph.D. in statistics to comprehend what you will find here. From the hallowed grass of Wimbledon to the gridiron of the Iron Bowl, the research you find here will present you with a completely different view of the game, whatever your favorite sport might be.
Most articles are written by Samford University faculty, sports industry professionals that partner with Samford or students in one of the four sports oriented academic programs on campus (sports media in the Journalism and Mass Communications department, sports administration in the department of Kinesiology, sports marketing in the Brock School of Business, and sports medicine in the School of Health Professions).
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Interested in hiring one of our fantastic students as an intern or full-time position for your organization? You will find a link to each students' LinkedIn pages at the bottom of many of the excellent articles they publish on our website.
Or maybe you would you like to have Samford students conduct a sports analytics project for you? We regularly partner with hundreds of sports teams, leagues and brands around the globe to provide unique internship and in-class learning opportunities for our students—most recently with Nike, ESPN, Miami Dolphins, NBA, MiLB, adidas, SEC and Bayern Munich.
To get the ball rolling for internships, full-time jobs or class projects, please email center Executive Director, Dr. Darin White.