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The winning venture, “Strax Rack,” is a made from re-purposed environmentally friendly Moso Bamboo. Once graduated from its prototype phase, the Ski rack aims to serve as a talking piece for all outdoor enthusiasts and further capture value within alterna

April 26, 2019

Global Sport Venture Devils, a partnered program between the Global Sport Institute and ASU’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation, took place last week at Skysong and featured ten innovative pitches.

800m Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya embracing the cheers from the crowd

April 18, 2019

6 sports figures have made the #TIME100 list of most influential people in 2019, demonstrating that athletes have an impact beyond sport and into deeper levels of society.

Howard Bryant

April 1, 2019

The 2019 Global Sport Summit spanned two days in downtown Phoenix, fully packed with insights around our theme of “Race and Sport Around the Globe.” Here are three thought-provoking quotes we heard from just some of our speakers:

Legendary NY Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden laughing on stage at Global Sport Summit 2019

April 1, 2019

On March 28-29 the Global Sport Institute at ASU brought together individuals and organizations from a diverse set of disciplines. Conversation, ideas, and actions were discussed around the Institute’s annual theme: Race and Sport Around The Globe

4 women panelists speaking at Global Sport Summit 2019

April 1, 2019

ASU Global Sport Institute’s 2nd annual Global Sport Summit proved to be an event that follows the 2019 societal shift in the celebration of women. It also hosted a vast number of women industry professionals, panelists, academics, and students.

Colin Kaepernick kneeling.

January 30, 2019

At the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, we were curious about the actual impact the NFL was having in this “2.0” phase of athlete activism. We asked the NFL for, and received, internal reports on this activism.

Serena Williams

August 28, 2018

Serena Williams is arguably the greatest athlete of all time. Yet her earnings have not been commensurate with her professional achievements.

Sitting the bench the No. 1 issue between parents, coaches

April 24, 2018

In competitive youth sports programs, getting playing time is the number one issue for parents and players. This goes hand-in-hand with our emphasis on win first, individual achievement and stardom.