Disruption in the Industry, What to Expect?

What is likely to happen over the next several years in the entertainment, media, and sports space?  Over the last year we...

Player Personalities Mirror the Cities Where They Play

Relationships, the idea is to be around people we like and admire.  To be around people and an environment that is conducive to our...

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...

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...

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...
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5 Takeaways from The Fair Pay to Play Act

If passed by the California Legislature, the Fair Pay to Play Act will allow student-athletes to hire an agent or attorney for their business...
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What Makes a Great Athlete?

There are five things that are included in the makeup, character, and performance of a great athlete.  Athletes are humans, we sometimes forgot that...

The Power We Give Technology

While recently attending a Pepperdine Graziadio Business School conference that featured Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak with Founding Executive Director of Singularity University Salim Ismail, the...

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...

Social Media & Streamers Dive into Sports Rights Purchasing

Social media and streamer purchase of live sports content has been more a journey than a sprint.  Companies like Facebook, Twitter, Amazon Prime, Hulu,...