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Navigating Sports Business

Oct 5, 2022

Patti Phillips - CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports - shares some interesting statistics on diversity in college sports, and what she and her organization are doing to improve those numbers.

 

She and AJ discuss the factors that lead to hiring decisions at the Athletic Director level, and the cultural biases that...


Sep 28, 2022

Tom Stultz - Special Advisor to the CEO and former President at JMI Sports - breaks down the current MMR marketplace and how it will be impacted by changes to the structure of college sports, such as NIL and conference realignment.

 

He and AJ also discuss JMI's status as a privately held company, and why that's unique...


Sep 21, 2022

If the NBA decides to expand, Oak View Group will be ready with state of the art arenas in Seattle and Las Vegas. However, Tim Leiweke - Chairman & CEO of OVG - breaks down why the business plan in those cities doesn't rely on the NBA.

 

Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle is already home to the NHL's Kraken, and the...


Sep 14, 2022

Catie Griggs - President of Business Operations for the Seattle Mariners - joins the show for an insightful conversation about increasing the popularity of baseball among young fans. She and AJ discuss her time at Atlanta United, the exciting Mariners stars including Julio Rodriguez, and what the MLB All-Star game will...


Sep 7, 2022

David Cutcliffe - Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Football Relations at the Southeastern Conference and college football veteran - shares his advice for aspiring athletic directors and the importance of the company you keep.

 

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