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Fox Sports actively is positioning Fox Sports 1 to sports industry insiders, and the message is clear: We have the pedigree to compete with ESPN where others do not.
It was your chance to sound off, and you responded. Readers cast more than 1,300 votes, weighing in on more than 100 questions that spanned all facets of the industry in the 8th annual SBJ/SBD Reader Survey.
Everyone involved in the Circuit of the Americas project knew they couldn’t afford negativity. With F1's U.S. Grand Prix, they were importing a global sport that had failed in the U.S. so badly that it hadn’t even held a race here since 2007. The overwhelming emphasis was on providing a great customer experience. It was the only way they could guarantee fans would return to the $400 million facility.
The reputation Ken Hershman built as "straight shooter" while running Showtime's sports division is what attracted HBO Sports when it sought a new president.
The WTA Tour chief executive is again earning more than $1 million annually, making Stacey Allaster one of the highest-paid female executives in sports, if not the top one.
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