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Volume 21 No. 47

Monday, May 28, 2018

Volume 21 No. 7

New football leagues chase gridiron gold

A new class of entrepreneurs headlined by Charlie Ebersol, Vince McMahon and Don Yee, all highly accomplished, are trying to tackle one of the greatest challenges in sports.

Esports’ next big mission: Win over sponsors

Brands are held up by concerns over the reliability of streaming audience data, how to activate in a space that still mostly lives online, fair pricing and confusion over all the options.

NFLPA’s Smith angers agents with comments on SLA panel

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith publicly suggested at this month’s Sports Lawyers Association that NFL player agents are not necessary for players.

Attorney sees similar First Amendment issues in daily fantasy lawsuit

Rudy Telscher, the attorney who a decade ago led two successful legal fights to permit the unlicensed use of player names and statistics in fantasy sports, always had a feeling the issue would somehow resurface.

Ideas, risks hallmarks of SBA winners

The biggest winners at last week’s Sports Business Awards were the companies that figured out how to profit from new ideas and changing business models.

First Look podcast: Crowded gridiron

Spring football leagues, Nike replacing Under Armour in MLB, and a wrap-up of the 2018 Sports Business Awards.