June 1 - 7, 2015 Vol. 18 — No. 8

Top Stories

  • VR: It's getting real

    Virtual reality, which offers an immersive 360-degree viewing experience, is rapidly gaining interest from the sports industry as it seeks to offer a new way for fans to engage with their favorite sports.

  • Boston 2024 needs local corporate buy-in

    Steve Pagliuca spent his first week as chairman of the Boston 2024 Olympic bid committee trying to reassure the International Olympic Committee that Boston residents eventually will support the bid. Part of that task will be unlocking more explicit endorsements from reluctant Boston corporate titans.

  • Fan analytics movement reaching more colleges

    There is a movement in college athletics to learn more about the fan and use that data to fill stadiums, improve the fan experience, sell more gear and increase donations. For a growing number of schools, the data analysis is influencing how they do business.

  • Ready for the world

    With a winning pedigree and expectations larger than the crowds going to see them, the U.S. women's national team enters the Women's World Cup prepared to capture the attention of fans and viewers at home.

  • Hopes dampen ahead of San Diego meeting

    With San Diego Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos set to meet with city and county leaders this week, the last ditch effort being made to keep the team from moving to Los Angeles appears unlikely to bear fruit in its current state.

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