Marchand and Ourand, Ep. 52: AppleTV+ streams MLB record chase, popular NFL teams streaming on Amazon, and more
Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols went for historic home runs exclusively on AppleTV+. The NFL put popular teams exclusive on Amazon. The NFL wants to sell its Sunday Ticket service to a streamer. What does it mean for the sports business?
Who's up: Silver, Kliavkoff, Yormark, Bonds; Who's down: Magnus and CBS Sports
Influencing the list this week: Amazon's streaming success, MLB's home run chase; ESPN interrupting college football for Judge at-bats; and CBS Sports for dropping the Jets-Bengals feed. From Marchand/Ourand Episode 52
Wayne Randazzo with Pujols' 700th on Apple TV is the call of the week
Andrew Marchand: "We have spent a baseball season killing Apple TV Plus productions, but we have Wayne Randazzo calling Albert Pujols' 700th career home run, and I thought he did a pretty nice job." From Marchand/Ourand Ep. 52
Building a diverse workforce starts with knowing your own business
Companies that set a goal of building a more diverse workforce have to first figure out where they stand, said Kelly Lewis, vice president of TurnkeyZRG.
Marchand and Ourand Sports Media Podcast September 21
Nashville Superspeedway’s Erik Moses on spirit of collaboration, making venue a community asset
Bringing a NASCAR Cup race to the Music City for the first time in 37 years is just one step, albeit a big one, in making sure that the Nashville Superspeedway is seen as an asset to the overall community, said speedway President Erik Moses.
SBJ Spotlight Brandon Snow Interview
Lehanski: NHL wants to put live-game production capabilities ‘in the hands of every fan’
The NHL’s Dave Lehanski loves to watch game broadcasts where the sights and sounds and graphics are curated for him. “Our broadcasters are amazing,” he said. But to reach new fans, he’s leading the charge to offer personalization and customization.
Building a sports sales force in a changing world
Massive industry changes have made it more challenging than ever to recruit and retain an effective sales force. Industry veterans Travis Apple of General Sports World and Brian Norman of the New Jersey Devils on what it takes to succeed in 2022.
Fans are becoming ‘more intentional’ with their sports spending
Fan behavior has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and teams and leagues are being forced to change as well, said Jonathan Marks, founder of Dynamic Pricing Partners.
Wicket CEO: As facial recognition becomes widely accepted, uses are expanding
When a customer opts in to using facial recognition to enter a facility or buy concessions, the opt-out rate is zero percent, said Wicket CEO Sanjay Manandhar.
- Next Page