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It’s trophy time again


The ninth annual Sports Business Awards are scheduled for May 18 in New York City, where nominees will compete for the prize in 17 categories. This year the competition includes three new categories: Best in Sports Social Media, Sports Breakthrough of the Year and Best in Mobile Fan Experience. Here we introduce you to this year’s list of 87 nominees, 39 of whom are in contention for the first time.


Sports Team of the Year
Carolina Panthers
Golden State Warriors
Kansas City Royals
Portland Timbers
Tampa Bay Lightning

Sports League of the Year
American Athletic Conference
Major League Baseball
Major League Soccer
NASCAR
National Basketball Association
PGA Tour

Sports Event of the Year
2015 Belmont Stakes  
2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final  
Bojangles’ Southern 500  
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
Super Bowl 50
 
Sports Executive of the Year
Brian France, NASCAR
Stan Kroenke, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment
Joe Lacob, Golden State Warriors
Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball
Mark Parker, Nike

Athletic Director of the Year
Joe Castiglione, University of Oklahoma
Chet Gladchuk, U.S. Naval Academy
Bernard Muir, Stanford University
Gene Smith, Ohio State University

Best in Sports Media
CBS Sports
ESPN
Fox Sports
National Football League
NBC Sports Group
Turner Sports

Best in Mobile Fan Experience
Experience
OneUp Sports
ReplyBuy
SeatGeek
VenueNext

Best Talent Representation of the Year
CAA Sports
Excel Sports Management
Octagon
TLA Worldwide
WME-IMG

Best in Corporate Consulting, Marketing and Client Services
CAA Sports
GMR Marketing
The Marketing Arm
Optimum Sports
Wasserman
WME-IMG

Best in Property Consulting, Sales and Client Services
AEG Global Partnerships
CAA Sports
Learfield
Legends
Premier Partnerships
Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment

Sports Breakthrough of the Year
Burger King – Return of the King
L.A. Dodgers and R/GA – The Dodgers Accelerator
Orlando City SC
The Players’ Tribune
Sportradar US

Best in Sports Event and Experiential Marketing
Engine Shop
GMR Marketing
LeadDog Marketing Group
Momentum Worldwide
QuintEvents

Sports Sponsor of the Year
American Express
Anheuser-Busch InBev
FedEx
State Farm
Toyota
Xfinity from Comcast

Sports Facility of the Year
Avaya Stadium
Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Daytona International Speedway
Kyle Field
Petco Park

Best in Digital Sports Media
ESPN Digital Media
MLB Advanced Media
Sports Illustrated
Turner Sports

Best in Sports Social Media
Chicago Blackhawks – #WhatsYourGoal
Clemson University
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
National Basketball Association
U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

Best in Sports Technology
Catapult
NextVR
STRIVR Labs
Zebra Technologies

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