June 26 - July 2, 2017 Vol. 20 — No. 11

Top Stories

  • Taking the pulse of ESPN

    The sports media giant is on the defensive about a declining subscriber base, layoffs and executive changes. What happened? And what’s the plan for the future?

  • Ballpark Pass products reaching younger fans

    Netflix’s monthly subscription pricing model is now serving as an inspiration for one of the biggest shifts ever in baseball ticketing.

  • AI in sports: Better. Faster. Smarter

    The fast-growing realm of artificial intelligence now touches nearly every facet of sports. It intersects with online, social and broadcast media operations, the in-stadium fan experience, gambling and merchandise sales, and fuels a similar advance in analytics.

  • Two incumbents to run CFP fan events in Atlanta

    The College Football Playoff is bringing back a pair of familiar sports and entertainment agencies to manage the CFP’s fan events at the Atlanta championship in January.

  • Life lessons for graduates

    What sports business industry figures said — and others would say — to Class of 2017.

  • First Look podcast: The state of ESPN

    First Look podcast: A discussion of the state of ESPN — what happened and where does the media giant goes from here?

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