July 10 - 16, 2017 Vol. 20 — No. 12

Top Stories

  • Reimagining Atlanta

    Survey the sports landscape of Atlanta today and you might feel as if you’re having a flashback to 1996, when the Summer Olympics spurred a market reset. There’s a new ballpark for the Braves. A spectacular new stadium set to replace the Georgia Dome in the fall. The Hawks have begun a $192.5 million transformation of Philips Arena. And the expansion MLS club is on its way to the league’s most successful launch ever.

  • Shanks: Fox still to ‘execute our playbook’

    Fox Sports’ programming strategy will not change one bit after Jamie Horowitz’s stunning and sudden dismissal last week in the wake of a sexual harassment probe.

  • NASCAR’s first-half viewership trends down

    NASCAR’s new racing format and title sponsor weren’t enough to prevent a slip in TV ratings for the first half of the season.

  • NFL’s 32 Equity investing in Jones-backed company

    The NFL is investing in Blue Star Sports, the Texas-based software and technology company partially backed by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that is seeking to consolidate the youth sports business.

  • Summer of cash, clarity for esports

    In the coming weeks, two video game publishing titans will lead a series of eight-figure deals that will lend unprecedented clarity to the exact worth and growth prospects of an esports team, and draw a clear line between the haves and have-nots in the nascent industry.

  • First Look podcast: Horowitz out

    A look at the state of Fox Sports after Horowitz’s exit; esports landscape taking shape; and a first-half dip for NASCAR.

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