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Volume 23 No. 38

Monday, December 14, 2020

Volume 23 No. 36

New Voices Under 30 Class of 2020

Introducing the New Voices Under 30 Class of 2020. We recognize their insights, achievements and potential. They will be honored at a virtual celebration on Dec. 15.

2020: Year in Review

Our annual list of year-end awards includes Jason Wright as Best Hire (Washington Football Team). We also have a comprehensive timeline of 2020 in sports business — what was lost, and what it cost.

NBA continues to add selling opportunities

The league will tip off its season with a plethora of new in-arena advertising inventory, including tarps bearing sponsor logos across lower bowl seating areas.

Jordan-backed NASCAR team signs five sponsors

The new NASCAR team — with Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin and Bubba Wallace — continues its journey this week when the organization reveals its first five sponsors.

College leaders: Focus on cutting costs, not sports

When revenue shortfalls in 2020 turned athletic budgets upside down, many colleges faced a lesser-of-two-evils decision. Do they cut expenses by eliminating sports, as nearly 30 schools have done this year, or do they find another method to curb spending?

Bowls go digital for player gifts this year

Our 15th annual look at the gifts that the bowl committees are providing reveals that most will be ordered by students in an online “gift suite” and sent directly to schools.