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.


Students Land Once-in-a-Lifetime Internships with the Houston Super Bowl LI Host Committee

Students Land Once-in-a-Lifetime Internships with the Houston Super Bowl LI Host Committee

This semester, five students majoring in Sport Management at Rice University are interning with the Houston Super Bowl LI Host Committee, getting ready for the signature game in February 2017.

Joe Branch ‘04, Sport Management Lecturer, Recognized with Prestigious Award

Joe Branch ‘04, Sport Management Lecturer, Recognized with Prestigious Award

Joe Branch, MBA ‘04, received the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Career’ award at the 2016 Association of Rice University Black Alumni Blueprint for Excellence Gala. A part-time lecturer in Rice University’s Department of Sport Management, Branch teaches SMGT 460 (Business Analysis in Sport).

Stockbridge ‘15 Accepts Position with Houston Rockets After 7 Semesters of Internships with the NBA Team

Stockbridge ‘15 Accepts Position with Houston Rockets After 7 Semesters of Internships with the NBA Team

Travis Stockbridge ‘15 has accepted the position of Basketball Operations Coordinator with the Houston Rockets. He will be working in McAllen, Texas, with the Rocket’s Development League team, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

SMGT Analytics Team Competes in NBA Basketball Analytics Hackathon in NYC

SMGT Analytics Team Competes in NBA Basketball Analytics Hackathon in NYC

Competing against 60 other groups of college students from around the nation, the [Rice Sport Management] team developed solutions to problems in the field of basketball analytics.