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March 17, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Seahawks nominated for team of the year

The Seahawks were nominated for the Sports Business Awards team of the year after winning the Super Bowl. The Seahawks are joined as nominees with the Red Sox, Blackhawks, Warriors, Timbers and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association.

The winners will be announced by Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily on May 21 in New York. Here are the other categories and nominees:

Sports Team of the Year 
Boston Red Sox
Chicago Blackhawks
Golden State Warriors
Portland Timbers
Seattle Seahawks
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Sports League of the Year 
Atlantic Coast Conferences
Major League Baseball
Major League Soccer
National Hockey League
PGA Tour

Sports Event of the Year 
2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships
2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic
2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open
The ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo, presented by Showtime Networks in partnership with Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions
Super Bowl XLVIII

Sports Executive of the Year 
Gary Bettman, National Hockey League
Randy Freer, Fox Sports
Don Garber, Major League Soccer
Kevin Plank, Under Armour
Vivek Ranadive, Sacramento Kings

Athletic Director of the Year 
Mike Alden, University of Missouri
Greg Byrne, University of Arizona
Judy Rose, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Kevin White, Duke University
Scott Woodward, University of Washington

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

Best in Sports Television 
CBS Sports
ESPN Films
Fox Sports
NBA TV, managed by the NBA and Turner Sports
NBC Sports Group

Best in Digital Sports Media 
Fox Sports
NBC Sports Group
Sporting News Media
Time Inc. Sports Group/Sports Illustrated
Turner Sports

Best in Talent Representation and Management 
CAA Sports
Excel Sports Management
Lagardere Unlimited US
Relativity Sports
Wasserman Media Group

Best in Corporate Consulting, Marketing and Client Services 
GMR Marketing
The Marketing Arm
Optimum Sports
Team Epic
Wasserman Media Group

Best in Property Consulting, Sales and Client Services 
CAA Sports
IMG Worldwide
Premier Partnerships
Sports Media Advisors

Best in Sports Event and Experiential Marketing
Aquarius Sports and Entertainment
GMR Marketing
LeadDog Marketing Group

Sports Sponsor of the Year 
BMW of North America
Liberty Mutual
Pepsi Beverages Company
Procter & Gamble

Sports Facility of the Year 
Circuit of the Americas
Dodger Stadium
Husky Stadium
Madison Square Garden

Best in Sports Technology 
MLB Advanced Media
Sporting Innovations


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