May 15, 2007 17:25 ET

Sports Social Networking Leader,, Hits a Home Run with StubHub, Dicks Sporting Goods, Sports Authority, and Apple Computers

NEW YORK--(Collegiate Presswire - May 15, 2007) - The Sport Industry's leading social network site,, kicks-off its 2nd annual contest. After's 1st annual contest, athletes around the world showed their true competitive nature by competing for various prizes, including the new Apple I-Pod phone. is starting its next event May 16th which will include several prize levels worth over $5,000 dollars, including box seats from Stub Hub to pro-level sports in your region, gift certificates to Dick's Sporting Goods, Sports Authority, and I-Tunes. provides a social networking site for serious athletes.

SportsGist user and high school varsity coach, Mr. Phelps, states, "I joined because it gives me a place to chat with other coaches faced with similar issues. As the coach of a high school varsity basketball team, I need to be cautious with the type of online community I join. has truly built a community I can safely enjoy and connect with like minded individuals. To me, this is what social networking is about."

Join thousands of coaches, high school athletes, college athletes, Olympic gold medalist winners, and our favorite weekend warriors for what will certainly be some high performance competition! is an online social networking community geared toward athletes and sports fans. Like other social networking sites, users can create and customize their profiles and share photos, blogs and videos. is the only social networking website that provides its users with an environment that productively works as a tool for self promotion in the athletic field and sports business. The team has a proven track record of enhancing the ability of an athlete's success.

The site's specialization makes it ideal for connecting members with coaches and other athletes. SportsGist also gives users the potential to network internationally, as it features members from such locales as Australia, India, Ireland and Malaysia, among others.

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