Finding Facebook’s Formula

In business, the saying goes you do not need to recreate the wheel. You can find solutions to problems and answers to questions in looking...
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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Hollywood Alliances in Platform Content Distribution

There was a time when four major broadcast channels dominated television.  The channel offering expanded over time and eventually consumers could choose from thousands...

Moneymakers: Netflix, Hollywood Stars, Brands, & Sports Leagues

Netflix hopes to sell more content in Europe and the discussion is between whether the streamer will disrupt and work with existing players or...
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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 deals, guarantee...
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The Year that Sports, Entertainment, & Streaming Saved Television

During 2020, studios and streamers moved to a direct-to-streaming model or combo model (streaming and shortened theatrical window release) depending on the locale because...

Three Things About the Disney/FOX sale of RSN’s to Sinclair

Disney was forced to sell its 21st Century FOX-acquired Midwest-based regional sports networks (RSN) to a third party.  The third party winner of the...
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NFTs: The Digital Original of Things

Non-fungible tokens (NFT) hit the market with a craze.  The National Basketball Association (NBA) Top Shot is credited with starting some of the craze...

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 and distribution...

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...