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Volume 21 No. 39

Monday, April 23, 2018

Volume 21 No. 2

World Congress 2018: Dissecting the disruption

Every sector of the sports business — from media to facilities to sponsors — is facing more competitive threats today than they’ve seen in decades. That was the dominant theme to emerge from last week’s CAA World Congress of Sports in Los Angeles.

Forty Under 40 celebration

It was a night of celebration as more than 400 gathered to honor the 2018 class of Forty Under 40 on April 18 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live.

Report gives MLB higher grades for racial, gender hiring efforts

Overall diversity and gender hiring is on the rise within Major League Baseball, according to the latest data compiled by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida.

Sponsors line up for NFL draft in Dallas

Twenty-seven NFL corporate sponsors will market to fans at and around the Dallas Cowboys’ home AT&T Stadium, seven more than last year.

Horse racing's pacesetters

As attention turns to Churchill Downs for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby, we highlight the leaders and dealmakers to know in horse racing, whose work continues to influence the industry and sport in myriad ways.

Creating a Storm for social justice

No franchise in any major North American sports league had crossed the line from social to political activism as blatantly as the WNBA Seattle Storm did for last year’s July 18 home game.

First Look podcast

In this week’s First Look podcast, SBJ’s Bill King, Michael Smith and SBD’s Austin Karp discuss this week’s edition, including an in-depth discussion on World Congress 2018.