Monday, June 3, 2019
World Cup: Summer of ’99
Players, organizers and executives discuss the bold moves that made the 1999 Women’s World Cup unforgettable and transformed the U.S. team into pop culture icons.
Indianapolis 500: Solid start for NBC’s first broadcast
NBC enjoyed a dry day for the airing of the 103rd Indianapolis 500 and got a thrilling ending before another massive crowd.
Major League Soccer: The lure of ‘the last frontier’
MLS’s growth is not limited to expansion, new stadiums or signing star players. Clubs have also been successful at bringing in top talent to join their executive ranks.
David Levy listens to advice as he ponders his post-Turner career
Levy has taken dozens of meetings to get a sense of how the job market looks for someone who has been one of the most influential executives in the media business.
Octagon lines up golden NBA and NHL draft classes
The agency’s basketball and hockey divisions have signed top prospects for the NBA and NHL drafts, including one player vying for the top spot in the hockey draft.
Colleges follow trend, tap into baseball analytics
If you’ve watched a college baseball game this season, chances are you’ve heard about the launch angle of a home run or the spin rate of a pitcher’s slider.
Jeron Smith: From the White House to Stephen Curry’s film projects
The Unanimous Media CEO and co-founder met Steph Curry when the Warriors visited the White House in 2016. Curry had aspirations to do more away from the court.
USA Track & Field facing feud over governance
A long-running battle at the highest levels of USA Track & Field is the latest fault line in a debate over who should hold the real power in Olympic sports governing bodies.