New Professional Football Leagues Offer Alternative and Quest for Change

The buy-in is an emerging and growing one.  Turner-owned platforms TNT and Bleacher Report (BR) B/R LIVE will be airing/streaming the Alliance...

Tech, Data, and You

Data and analytics pervades nearly aspect of our lives, especially in sports and media and more often now in entertainment. 

Will Anyone Catch Netflix?

Netflix-Paramount.  Apple-A24. Amazon-NFL.  AT&T-Time Warner.  NBCUniversal-Comcast-Sky.  Disney-21st Century FOX.  Nexstar-Tribune.  All of these deals were done for one purpose: to compete with the...

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...
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Netting the Foul Ball Problem

Has the game of baseball changed over the past 100+ years?  Sure, there have been minor changes to the designated hitter, the length of...

Finding Facebook’s Formula

In business, the saying goes you do not need to recreate the wheel. You can find solutions to problems and answers to questions in looking...

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...

Professional Sports Leagues Content Distribution Models: Local vs. Regional vs. National

Why does the National Football League use a national television distribution model?  Why does Major League Baseball mostly use a local and regional television...

Moneymakers: Netflix, Hollywood Stars, Brands, & Sports Leagues

Netflix hopes to sell more content in Europe and the discussion is between whether the streamer will disrupt and work with existing...