Sport Management is an undergraduate major at Rice University and is much like a business administration degree. After covering the basic business concepts, we relate those concepts and explain their relevancy in the sport industry. These topics include finance, marketing, leadership, management, law, revenue generation, ethics, and public relations.


George Foreman III ‘06 Releases New Book: The Fighting Spirit

George Foreman III ‘06 Releases New Book: The Fighting Spirit

Former professional boxer and a son of a two-time heavyweight champion, George Foreman III ’06 is sharing his knowledge of “fighting” through his newly released book, The Fighting Spirit: The Art of Winning Your Fight.

Professional Golfer Steve Elkington Speaks to Sport Journalism Students about Entrepreneurship and Web Content

Professional Golfer Steve Elkington Speaks to Sport Journalism Students about Entrepreneurship and Web Content

Steve Elkington, 1995 PGA Champion and cofounder of Secret Golf, came to speak to the Sport Journalism class at Rice University on February 17th. He spoke about his TV show, website, and a new app that is helping to provide his subscribers with content never accessible before; content straight from the pros.

Event Management Class to Host “Bowl Over Kid Cancer” Event

Event Management Class to Host “Bowl Over Kid Cancer” Event

On April 19, 2015, the Rice University’s Event Management & Customer Service class (SMGT 366) will host the newly christened “Bowl Over Kid Cancer” event, which will take place at Palace Bowling Lanes from 6-9pm. Formerly called the Owl Bowl, all proceeds raised by the 3-hour bowling marathon will go to the late James Ragan’s Triumph Over Kid Cancer (TOKC) charity. 

Rice’s Department of Sport Management Hosts Signing Ceremony for Students

Rice’s Department of Sport Management Hosts Signing Ceremony for Students

Rice University’s Department of Sport Management hosted its fifth annual “Signing Ceremony and Industry Mixer” for students deciding to pursue a degree in the discipline. The gathering included current students, new majors, sport management faculty and staff and a number of prominent alums of the department.