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...

Gambling – Is it All About The Money?

“Show me the money!” said actors Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. in the iconic film Jerry Maguire.  Like Cruise trying to...

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...

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...

Regulating the Dealmakers

This author has written previously on the differences between agents and attorneys.  The first article was entitled “Ethical and Practical Implications and...

The Numbers About the Future of Entertainment, Media, Sports Content Consumption

While recently watching and listening to a Joe Rogan podcast via Alphabet, Inc./Google-owned YouTube, the discussion was about the future of production...

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...

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...

Answers in Time: The Players, the NCAA, and the Professional Sports Leagues

The debate between the players who play, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) who govern the players and member institutions, and the...

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...