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Volume 21 No. 1

Monday, February 12, 2018

Volume 20 No. 41

Looking forward: NFL partners remain bullish

Despite difficult NFL season, business partners hope league can find tranquility and build off a captivating Super Bowl.

The out-of-the-way Olympics

​Small isn’t all bad for the Winter Olympics — it’s easy to get around, and quaint certainly counts for a lot — but creating a modern corporate sports hospitality experience is a massive burden.

Could NASCAR be in play?

NASCAR has been controlled by the France family since its founding in 1948. But as its 70th anniversary season opens this weekend, what does the future hold for the sanctioning body and its major track operators?

Resentment grows between MLB, players union

An escalating public war of words is already casting a shadow on the upcoming season.

On Location generates $150M in revenue

The NFL’s official hospitality business generated more than $150 million in revenue from the Minneapolis Super Bowl.

Can NFL have fresh start?

Madkour: I’m not selling stock in the NFL; I’m holding.

The Games meet gamers with Intel tourney

The barriers standing between a full marriage of the Olympics and esports didn’t fall down. But after IOC sponsor Intel arranged a modest first date at the Pyeongchang Winter Games, a second event at Tokyo 2020 looks likely.

First Look podcast

In this week’s First Look podcast, SBJ’s Abe Madkour, Bill King and Adam Stern discuss NASCAR at 70 and the NFL hitting the offseason after a tumultuous year.