Monday, August 5, 2019
Sports and entertainment: Controlling the narrative
Athletes are launching production companies that give voice to the stories they want to tell and provide an outlet for their creative endeavors.
Forty executives across sports selected for Game Changers
Forty women in senior leadership roles have been selected for recognition next month as part of Sports Business Journal’s ninth annual class of Game Changers.
Remaking the landscape of youth baseball
Perfect Game has positioned itself as a pathway for kids to play in college and the pros, forcing tradition-rich Little League to ask some tough questions.
The anatomy of one search for a football coach
When Scott Satterfield left for Louisville, Appalachian State AD Doug Gillin activated a process he’d been working on for two years. Here’s how it played out.
One dazzling Fortnite
The Fortnite World Cup was a success because it showed that major events can be held while also using the game’s cachet to bring esports closer to the mainstream.
PGA Tour media rights: Odds favor incumbents
While Amazon, ESPN and WarnerMedia have expressed strong interest in picking up rights, the incumbent networks are the favorites when existing deals expire in 2021.
Data dive shows the highs and lows of MLB attendance
How much does a poor season hurt an MLB team at the gate? Marketing agency Two Circles dove into attendance data from the five most recent seasons to find out.
How I’m spending my summer
Executives share what’s been on their itinerary for the summer months, including family vacations, tackling personal projects and catching up on reading and binge watching.