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...

Three-Point Stance: Fixing Drug Testing and Investigative Programs in Sports

Whether it was the infamous Ryan Braun incident, Tom Brady and Deflategate or Julian Edelman’s appeal, disputed disciplinary enforcements or lost contract value and reputation based on allegations, it is clear that when it...

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...

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...

The New Hollywoodland Deals

The Netflix-Paramount and the Apple-A24 distribution and production deals signify change in Hollywood.  History tells us that such partnerships were a big no-no when...

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...

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,...

Three Keys to Sustained Success in Entertainment, Media and Sports

With recent news that a handful of European television and media networks are joining forces to take on their American Netflix and Amazon counterparts to better compete, the first thought that came to mind...

Where will your favorite sports team play next?

The Jacksonville-London Jaguars, Montreal Expos, Mexico City Montañas and Portland Greens might know!   International sports expansion is upon us  The Jaguars got married and took a second last name in London,...

5 Keys to the City: Landing a Sports Franchise

This author has written that the four keys to a successful sports franchise are a great venue, lease, market, and personnel.  The four keys...