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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 is just...
The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles play in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Baltimore. It's been 25 years since the Baltimore Orioles began playing in Camden Yards, the start of a nationwide trend of major league teams moving into new ballparks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Diamonds and Walls: Building the Perfect Ballpark

Influenced by visiting twenty-two of the current thirty Major League Baseball (MLB) ballparks, including some no longer in existence (old Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium,...
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Baseball’s Changing Landscape

In 2020, Major League Baseball (MLB) decided to engage in the contraction of Minor League Baseball (MiLB).  The result meant that MLB would take...

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...
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Finding New Ways to Consume Content

There are approximately 330 million people in America (2021).  Of those 330 million, there are 77.6 million people who still pay for cable television. ...

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 differences between...
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The Structure of Consumable Sports Television

There is a wave across all major professional sports in America and abroad.  The movement is to make sports more digestible.  Meaning, making it...

Will Anyone Catch Netflix?

Netflix-Paramount.  Apple-A24. Amazon-NFL.  AT&T-Time Warner.  NBCUniversal-Comcast-Sky.  Disney-21st Century FOX.  Nexstar-Tribune.  All of these deals were done for one purpose: to compete with the competition. The deals...
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The Subscription Diversification Dilemma

At what point will consumers push back to subscription fragmentation in the marketplace?  As content becomes more and more accessible only through subscription based...
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Food is King

Food is an ever-growing source of content on television and streamers.  Between Gordon Ramsay, Pasquale Sciarappa, Guy Fieri, the late-Anthony Bourdain, Emeril Lagasse, Martha...