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Aug 10, 2022

Tim Leiweke - Chairman & CEO of Oak View Group - details some of his team's most exciting projects in the works. He and AJ discuss the new arena and entertainment district in Las Vegas, Moody Center in Austin, and plans for a dozen new arenas around the world. 

 

Tim also shares the process that went into...


Aug 3, 2022

Sarah Hirshland - CEO of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee - breaks down how new sports and events are chosen by the IOC Olympic Programme Commission.

 

Driven by the ultimate goal of creating the best value for the games, the potential additions are evaluated on factors like popularity, participation...


Jul 27, 2022

David Cutcliffe - Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Football Relations at the SEC, and former Duke Head Football Coach - sat down with Jeff Nelson on this week's episode. He shares his experience under former Duke AD Kevin White, reminisces on the challenges he faced trying to lead the team to success, and...


Jul 20, 2022

In recognition of last night's MLB All-Star Game, we're showcasing this highlight from MLB Chief Strategy & Operations Officer, Chris Marinak, on how Gen Z is redefining sports fandom, particularly when it comes to baseball. 

 

He mentions the league's Play Ball campaign, which brought the Capital One PLAY BALL PARK to...


Jul 13, 2022

Nina King - Vice President and Director of Athletics at Duke University - joins AJ Maestas to discuss finding a successor to the legendary Coach K in her first year as AD. She explains why Jon Scheyer was the best choice, and how Duke basketball is poised for continued success with him coaching the men's team, and Kara...