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Driving Innovation into Entertainment

In business and life, necessity sometimes drive innovation.  Efficiency and cost-savings sometimes drive innovation.  Lastly, inventive accidents and revenue-driving sometimes drive innovation.

American Veterans Who Served and Played Professional Sports

If this author were a betting man, the bet would be how many Hall of Fame professional sports stars served in the military?  To...
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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...

The Return of Sports

As American’s and people around the world await the return of sports, there have been glimmers of hope to enter into the public mindset...
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Economies of Scope in Entertainment, Media, and Sports

First, a quick economics lesson.  Economies of scope refers to when businesses implement a strategy of diversification of services, assets, or products offered through entry...

Its Just the Beginning, Streaming

Streaming has taken the entertainment, media, and sports industries by storm and disrupted how business is done in Hollywood and beyond.  Netflix,...

A Story of Timing

Regional sports networks (RSN) are increasingly having a difficult time finding a distribution home meaning less and less sports fans may be seeing their...

5 Ways Cities and Sports Franchises Can Save Time and Money

What seems to be the never-ending story of cities paying to have sports franchises play in ballparks, arenas, and stadiums is an exciting...

Tech, Data, and You

Data and analytics pervades nearly aspect of our lives, especially in sports and media and more often now in entertainment. 

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...