SBJ Spotlight Ted Leonsis
Mystics’ Williams on investing for the risk-averse athlete
Washington Mystics player and WNBPA secretary Elizabeth Williams talked about the benefits of pooling money to help athletes become investors. She also said she’s keeping an eye out for sports investment opportunities.
2022 SBJ I Factor Peter Stern
Peter Stern, president of The Strategic Agency, talks with SBJ’s Abe Madkour about launching his consultancy firm from his apartment, his leadership style, and how advice from his grandmother guides who he decides to work with.
KC Current co-owner Angie Long: ‘We know we have the product, and now everyone can see it’
At this week’s Game Changers conference in New York, Kansas City Current co-owner Angie Long talked about the importance of the NWSL championship in primetime, and what it will mean to have a stadium purpose-built for a women’s team.
WNBA’s Engelbert on the state of women’s sports and what’s needed for more progress
At this week’s Game Changers conference in New York, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert talked about the growth of the league and getting women into more positions of influence throughout sports. Engelbert talked with SBJ correspondent Paxton Elrod.
Playfly’s Schreiber: Local fans are the key element in the sports business
Playfly founder and CEO Michael Schreiber joins SBJ’s Abe Madkour to talk about the growth of the agency, its focus on the fan experience, and what comes next.
KAGR’s Gelman: Streamers and leagues are fighting a ‘War of Data’
As streaming services become more influential as sports telecasters, one of the big questions facing the industry is, Who owns the data? KAGR CEO Jessica Gelman: “That depth of knowledge is really what sponsors are asking for."
Monumental’s Zach Leonsis: Buying RSN opens door to ‘local media platform of the future’
Monumental Sports and Entertainment’s deal to buy NBC Sports Washington was about more than just “acquiring our rights back,” said Zach Leonsis, president of media and new enterprises for Monumental.
UFC’s White on expanding into Africa, future of global streaming
Dana White pointed to Africa as a major focus of the UFC, saying he “can’t even begin to imagine the amount of talent that will pull out of there in the next ten years.” White spoke this week at the CAA World Congress of Sports.
Marchand and Ourand Episode 54: Amazon Sports VP Marie Donoghue on what's next for the streamer
Andrew Marchand and John Ourand interview Amazon Sports VP of Global Sports Video, Marie Donoghue. Donoghue is the one who first hatched Amazon's plan to go after the rights for Thursday Night Football.
Who’s Up, Who’s Down: MLB, Howard Katz, Sinclair
Episode 54: The good and bad around the MLB playoffs; Marchand gets in the weeds on announcers; Ourand turns to a familiar target.
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