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Volume 21 No. 22

Monday, March 5, 2018

Volume 20 No. 44

Champions 2018: Kay Koplovitz

Decades before broadcasters, leagues and teams based their business plans on launching their own cable sports channels, Koplovitz was busy creating a blueprint that those networks continue to follow.

Blackmun tenure rebuilt USOC amid highs, lows

As news spread of Scott Blackmun’s resignation, luminaries from across the Olympic industry spoke out in his defense, vouching for his character, leadership skills and track record.

Facing the data

Beyond yielding new business insights to a team, league or venue operator, facial recognition technology presents enticing possibilities from a fan experience perspective.

Streaming results modest despite lofty expectations

Given the 14-hour time difference between Pyeongchang and the East Coast, a record number of Americans were expected to watch the Games digitally rather than on traditional television sets.

SeatGeek adds NFL, Cowboys deals

The NFL is nearing a deal with SeatGeek to designate the company as an official secondary ticket provider, joining Ticketmaster and StubHub in the category. SeatGeek is also closing a deal with the Dallas Cowboys for primary ticketing.

Flippy the robot: 'Order up!'

Levy Restaurants, in collaboration with California technology startup Miso Robotics, is developing a robotic chef capable of cooking in commercial kitchens such as at sports venues.