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Successful Sports Franchises

Over the course of a sports franchise’s life, fans, players, journalists, and executives can recall when there were peaks of success and...
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HBO’s Hollywood Max(imum) effort for Theatrical Streaming Distribution

During a year that will indeed be reflected upon, there are many lessons to be gleaned.  However, some business truths remain.  First,...
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The Power of Triller

Imagine TikTok, Instagram, ESPN+, and YouTube all rolled into one platform.  How about MTV, DAZN, and HBO rolled into one access point? ...
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Dealmaking December: Entertainment, Media, and Sports Review

The holiday season normally slows things down, but not in 2020.  Disney received some well-deserved press on its successful...
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Sports Drive to Appeal to Broader Audience

In 2020, Nielsen reported that sports popularity had dwindled among Generation X and those under the age of twenty-years old.  This presents...
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Why were Entertainment & Sports SPAC’s so popular in 2020?

In 2020, there were at least one-hundred and twenty (120) special-purpose acquisition companies (“SPAC”) created.  For explanation purposes, a SPAC is a...
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Player Privacy Protection Central to Innovation and Success

Player contact tracing has become a central tool in the success of playing sports.  However, tracking of player data for health reasons...
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Internet Freedom

The regulation of social media will be the question of our time.  Indeed, the freedom of the internet to consumers will follow...