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Volume 21 No. 42

Monday, May 7, 2018

Volume 21 No. 4

The Podcast Revolution

Audio on demand has created stars and unlocked business opportunities — and it’s not slowing down.

Does Irish deal help or hurt Learfield-IMG?

Notre Dame’s surprising multimedia rights deal with JMI Sports and Legends could affect the pending Learfield-IMG College merger.

Hubbard shakes up ticketing business with Rival venture

Longtime ticketing and e-commerce executive Nathan Hubbard believes the season ticket is dead. His new technology startup, Rival, is aiming to help teams wrestle with that stark reality.

Tennis groups concerned over match-betting prospects in U.S.

A warning shot has come from the global tennis business, which in the last decade has been plagued by significantly more gambling scandals than any other sport.

Leiweke defends Goodell’s value to NFL

One month after leaving the NFL to help bring an NHL team to Seattle, Tod Leiweke is ready to open up, and he has some sharp words for those who attack the league, and in particular his old boss, Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Bowling industry turns to entertainment, technology

Bowling industry executives strongly believe that through upgraded centers with more and better options for consumers and even a new twist to the way the sport is played, bowling is poised to strike back.

First Look podcast: … on Podcasts

In this week’s First Look podcast, SBJ’s Abe Madkour, Bill King, Ted Keith and correspondent Erik Spanberg discuss this week’s cover story, ‘The Podcast Revolution.’