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Fan data shows softness as sports vies for attention amid greater competition for time. What can be done to engage today’s fans?
Formula One this week will announce officially that CAA Sports is its agency of record, responsible for selling the racing circuit’s rights globally. The deal runs through 2018, after which the two sides expect to renew.
The LPGA is shopping a proposed new event that would be aligned with future NFL Pro Bowls beginning in 2018. “The main idea is that we combine an LPGA event that would pair LPGA players with retired NFL players around Pro Bowls,” said Jon Podany, chief commercial officer for the LPGA.
Seven of the most respected authorities on intercollegiate athletics gathered in Phoenix during the Final Four to form SportsBusiness Journal’s first sports media roundtable. In part two, the topics range from athlete compensation to LaVar Ball to the balance (or imbalance) of a student athlete’s life on campus.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Double Eagle Club is an institution at the Masters. The guy who leads it all is Charlie Besser, who founded Intersport 31 years ago. Besser sat with SBJ and talked about his favorite Masters memories, Intersport’s broad horizon and why he’s never been tempted by offers to sell the company.
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