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What does NIL mean for agents, attorneys, and colleges?

In the state-led and NCAA-sanctioned move to have athletes in college and now potentially high school athletes (pursuant to state law and local conference...
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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...
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The Modern Olympic Games

When thinking about “Tokyo 2020” being played in the summer of 2021, comparing viewership of the Olympics to broadcasted sports during 2020 seems to...
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The NIL Marketplace

July 1, 2021, will mark the day that college athletes were able to begin profiting from their name, image, and likeness (NIL) because the...
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The Next Big Thing: Cricket

The Indian Premier League (“IPL”) is already a top fifteen professional sports league in the world bringing in a little less than a billion...
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NIL: State or Federal Law?

There is an intense debate occurring in Congress and in state legislatures across the country surrounding name, image, and likeness (NIL) for college athletes. ...
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The Privatization of Sports

At first glance, one might be thinking, but sports are already private endeavors.  Furthermore, privatization normally means moving a business or industry from being...
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Agencies and Streamers Providing New Pathways for Talent, Creators, & Producers

There is no doubt that streaming has and is continuing to take over the entertainment, media, and sports content space.  Disney recently cancelled 100...
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Why Amazon and MGM need Each Other

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) is a major film studio that was founded in 1924.  Before its one-hundred year anniversary, the iconic studio with franchises like Ian...
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The Commodity of Time: The Way to Build Platform Brand Engagement

In a world where everyone has access to a platform to express themselves, athletes, brands, studios, and networks need to continue high levels of...