July 31 - August 6, 2017 Vol. 20 — No. 15

Top Stories

  • Colleges chug beer dollars

    The wall that used to exist between beer marketers and college sports has crumbled under the weight of the schools’ need for more revenue and an enhanced game experience.

  • The new creativity in executive search

    There’s a changing approach in how executive recruiters fill jobs at teams, leagues, colleges and other sports properties. More than ever, the emphasis is concentrated on the importance of defining and matching corporate culture to qualified candidates.

  • Trade deadline a balance of baseball, business

    There’s an often-difficult balance between baseball and business at this point in the calendar. MLB’s non-waiver trade deadline represents a key avenue for any team to acquire talent and shape its roster.

  • From the Executive Editor: Profound Ponturo

    In 2009, Tony Ponturo was charting a new professional life amid the backdrop of the worst economic crisis the U.S. had seen in more than 50 years. “It was a unique time; a time of everybody reflecting. Your knees get wobbly. But at 56, I was like, ‘I still have some tread on the tires.’ So how do you go and do it?”

  • First Look podcast: Executive search, more

    We discuss some of the issues behind the stories in this week’s magazine, including: Executive searches, the changing culture of beer in college facilities, MLS’s expansion efforts, and the MLB trade deadline and its business implications.

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