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Navigating Sports Business

Oct 20, 2021

Greg Sankey - SEC Commissioner - on the conference's media deal with Disney and why money wasn't the main focus of the negotiations, despite the deal earning the SEC $300M per year for 15 football games and 8 basketball games.

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Oct 13, 2021

Peter Feigin - President of the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum - joins the show with guest host, Jeff Nelson.

They discuss the aftermath of winning an NBA Championship, the plans for capitalizing on the momentum of the win, and how Giannis Antetokounmpo has impacted the team's international appeal. 



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Oct 6, 2021

Gloria Nevarez - Commissioner of the West Coast Conference - on how the conference is integrating esports across all schools and the possibility of making it a varsity sport in the near future. 

With the rising popularity of esports around the world, there's an opportunity to capture the attention of new fans that...

Sep 29, 2021

Ishwara Glassman Chrein - President of Chicago Fire FC - met up with AJ Maestas at the SBJ Thought Leaders retreat in Lake Tahoe. They discuss her strategies for content creation and monetization and how behind-the-scenes access can improve fan engagement. 


They also talk about Ishwara's résumé before joining the...

Sep 22, 2021

MLB Chief Strategy & Operations Officer Chris Marinak on the recent and upcoming innovations that will increase fan engagement and monetize league content. 

He touches on the MLB Film Room and Rally products which seek to revolutionize the way we watch highlights and the way we consume live baseball. He also paints a...