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...

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...

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...

What the new Hollywood Park means for the business of sports and entertainment

The Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif., part of the L.A. Stadium Entertainment and Sports District, is set to open in 2021 and will...

Sports Gambling: The Noble Experiment II

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly By now you have heard of the United States Supreme Court’s decision to allow individual States in the...

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,...

What Disney, ESPN+ and Hulu means for Sports Television

You should know four important things in 2018 when it comes to live sports television broadcasting.   Disney owns a 30% stake in Hulu  When Disney and Fox...