The Driver of Success

Recently when reading that the Creative Artists Agency (“CAA”) closed $5 billion in deals just for sports, it came to mind the principles behind...

Sports Real Estate: It’s all in the Development

There was a time when professional sports franchises shared baseball and football fields in one stadium, not built as a true home to either...

‘Go West, Young Man [And Expand the MLB Postseason]’

Years ago, as Lewis and Clark explored North America, treading across the continent from the Established East to the Wild West, it did so...

Dollars and Cents: Comcast and Disney battle for industry dominance

Comcast, an American company, is now majority owner of Sky, the pan-European entertainment, media and sports company headquartered in London. To put the above sale...

Gone Streaming: The fastest to deliver will be the fastest to the bank

One of the major complaints competing against the future of streaming entertainment, media and sports content is the power of the distribution partner. Specifically,...

The numbers behind Nike’s Kap decision

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article focuses on the analytical aspects of business-decision making, it does not focus on political or policy matters. Former National Football...

Analysis of three, top stories in entertainment, media and sports

Nike and Clemson, Disney, Fox, Hulu and the Hollywood Blacklist  Clemson University re-signs with Nike There are three, important things in athletic apparel partnerships with colleges and universities....

Netflix and Sports: The next disruption in media and entertainment

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said on several occasions Netflix will not enter the live sports content space. However, what we know about Netflix is that it is a powerhouse...

Strictly Content: The better steward of Fox’s assets is Comcast, Disney or…

Until recently, before Comcast dropped out of the bidding, most of the discussion over the sale of Fox’s entertainment assets centered around who could pay more? Disney won the bidding process and paid $20...

Renegotiating the Dodgers’ TV deal: How Spectrum can reach more viewers and make more...

Ironically, or maybe un-ironically, Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable, now owned by Charter Communications), is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ exclusive game content distributor via Sports Net LA. Spectrum finds itself in...