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Navigating Sports Business

Jan 31, 2024

Hear an excerpt from AJ Maestas' recent TED Talk on the benefit of sports fandom. You can find the full talk here:
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Jan 24, 2024

Julie Roe Lach - Commissioner of the Horizon League - joins the show to discuss how the biggest stories in college sports (realignment, NIL, the House v. NCAA lawsuit, and others) impact the mid-major level and schools without football.


She and Jeff Nelson also discuss her role as the Chair of the Indiana Sports...

Jan 17, 2024

Blake Lawrence – Co-Founder/CEO of Opendorse – gives us a crystal ball look into the next six years of NIL, collectives, and revenue sharing in college athletics. He predicts that athletes will receive a payout directly from the school or conference, but will not be classified as employees.


He suggests what the...

Jan 10, 2024

Phil Knight – Co-Founder & Chairman Emeritus at Nike – gives his solution to fix college sports. A bold idea for a three-tiered approach that separate football, basketball, and olympic sports.


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Jan 3, 2024

Phil Knight - Co-Founder & Chairman Emeritus at Nike - joins AJ Maestas for an exciting interview about branding, Oregon football, and their experience working together.


Phil is one of the biggest university benefactors in the country. His donations to Oregon athletics are well known, as he has helped transform the...