October 16 - 22, 2017 Vol. 20 — No. 26

Top Stories

  • NFL ready to open up ticketing?

    NFL owners this week are slated to vote to end Ticketmaster’s exclusive rights to provide official secondary ticketing to NFL teams, opening the field to multiple providers.

  • How flameout affects soccer stakeholders

    The U.S. men’s soccer team suffered perhaps the biggest loss in its history when it fell 2-1 to Trinidad and Tobago last week and failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. While this is a rough moment, it is not a full-fledged disaster for all the stakeholders in the sport.

  • Van Gundy brothers: Ultimate insiders

    An unlikely power duo in the NBA, Jeff and Stan Van Gundy exert more influence over the game than any two siblings in recent memory. But their journey is as unique and improbable as their current positions suggest.

  • PUBG explosion shows fickle nature of esports

    A funny thing happened this year as investors dove into esports, chasing eight-figure franchises in the Overwatch League and the “League of Legends” League Championship Series: A new game came out of nowhere to win the hearts and minds of fans.

  • First Look podcast: NBA tips off

    SBJ’s Abe Madkour, John Lombardo, Eric Fisher and Bill King discuss this week’s stories, including an NBA season preview and NFL ticketing potentially changing course.

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