Return on Generosity (ROG): New Metrics for a New Generation of Sports Fans
Forbes: Kirk Wakefield, executive director of Sports Sponsorship & Sales, penned this column about how the positive impact of sports partnerships can be amplified by brand category leaders.
10 Ways Brand Partnerships Can Promote Sustainability in the Post-COVID Sports Industry
Forbes: Executive director of the Sports Sponsorship & Sales program Kirk Wakefield authored this piece about 10 ways brands can partner with sports teams to make changes for good.
Thanks to Coronavirus, Expect Ratings for Live Sports Broadcasts to Set Records
Forbes: Kirk Wakefield, marketing professor, writes about the pent-up demand for sports due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Can Fans Recall NFL, NBA and MLB Sponsors? Data Show Brands May Want to Reconsider Strategy
Forbes: Marketing professor Kirk Wakefield reviews the results of a national poll showing which brands and sports leagues fare best with fan memory recall.
Business School Recognizes Outstanding Faculty
Faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and contributions to the Hankamer School of Business in fulfilling the HSB mission. Decided upon by committees of peers, these awards are representative of the many outstanding contributions provided by faculty.
Trump’s Virus Drug Whim Costs Millions, Even as the Mania Wanes
Bloomberg: Marketing professor James Roberts is quoted in this piece about Trump's influence, power and reach in the marketplace.
Marketing Professor Andrea L. Dixon Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2020) – Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing and executive director of the Center for Professional Selling in the Hankamer School of Business, has been named Baylor University’s 2020 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
Take Me Out to the Ballgame: National Poll Says Fans Are Ready to Go
Forbes: Kirk Wakefield, executive director of Sports Sponsorship & Sales, discusses whether fans will want to sit next to others they don't know once live play resumes.
Wrestlemania, XFL, and How Fan Passion Multiplies Everything
Forbes: Executive director of the Sports Sponsorship & Sales program Kirk Wakefield writes about the XFL and what Americans would be willing to substitute for live sports.
Video: What Changes Will Survive COVID-19?
KWKT (FOX): Professor of Marketing and consumerism expert James Roberts is interviewed about the changes in our daily lives since COVID-19 and which changes might be here to stay.