Sports has been one of radio's strengths since its earliest days, but it's never been hotter than it is right now. Sports stations are signing on, sports networks are rolling out, and this time-tested radio staple is -- combined with new technologies and digital assets -- bringing all kinds of new opportunities.
At Radio Ink's Sports Radio Conference, starting Tuesday in Miami, a panel of the best minds in Sports radio today, moderated by Carl Butrum, will talk about the future of the format. How do they see Sports and Sports Talk evolving over the next year? Read more.
At the beginning of the year, CBS Radio launched a 24/7 all-Sports Talk radio lineup, instantly creating a dominant sports radio network across the top 50 markets. And Cumulus Media Networks stepped up to the plate as that network's exclusive syndicator and sales partner.
Why did Cumulus decide to play ball with CBS Sports Radio? Cumulus CEO Lew Dickey provides his vision and outlook for the partnership between Cumulus Media Networks and CBS Sports Radio in a keynote he will present at the Radio InkSports Radio Conference, set for May 14-15 at the Biltmore Hotel in Miami. Read more.
Sports radio is multi-platform entertainment today -- over the air, online, mobile, and who knows what new platforms are coming soon? Sports talent, with their famously loyal and engaged listeners, in particular have the opportunity to unlock the power, and profitability, of these multi-platform opportunities. What are the real, essential keys to getting the most from sports talk talent in today's multi-platform world? What makes a great manager, and great support, for these valuable personalities? Get the inside scoop at Radio Ink's Sports Radio Conference at the "Ins and Outs of Managing Multi-Platform Talent" panel, moderated by ESPN Radio SVP/GM Mo Davenport. Read more.
The eyes of the sports world are on Augusta this week as the best golfers in the world vie for the coveted Green Jacket. And tomorrow afternoon, all eyes will be on well-known professional golf instructor Christopher Smith, who'll be participating in the Speed Golf World Championships being broadcast on CBS. See him in action HERE.
Next month, Smith will be a keynote speaker at the Radio Ink Sports Radio Conference, being held May 14-15 in Miami. PLUS: One lucky attendee is going to win a FREE 30-minute golf lesson from Smith.
At the Sports Radio Conference, Smith will share tips on efficient training and learning techniques and offer insight on how trusting your instinct and "getting out of your own way" produces superior results. Improve your focus when it's time to make a crucial decision. Clear your mind for better performance. Christopher will show you how. Register to hear him and legendary sports agent Drew Rosenhaus at the Sports Radio Conference. Read more.
Agents have always been key players in the hugely high-stakes world of sports, behind the scenes -- and sometimes front and center. At Radio Ink's Sports Radio Conference, legendary sports agent Drew Rosenhaus will keynote, with the inside scoop on this crucial, often surprising area of the sports industry.
Rosenhaus will share his stories and experiences as an aggressive (some would say notorious) advocate for a roster of more than 100 NFL players -- his Miami-based Rosenhaus Sports Representation represents more NFL players than any other agency. You'll hear about the connection between agents and media, and about his own interactions with the media as a high-profile agent and newsmaker -- along with his perspective as a media personality himself. Read more.