WNBA’s Engelbert on the state of women’s sports and what’s needed for more progress
At this week’s Game Changers conference in New York, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert talked about the growth of the league and getting women into more positions of influence throughout sports. Engelbert talked with SBJ correspondent Paxton Elrod.
SBJ Spotlight David Miller Interview
Playfly’s Schreiber: Local fans are the key element in the sports business
Playfly founder and CEO Michael Schreiber joins SBJ’s Abe Madkour to talk about the growth of the agency, its focus on the fan experience, and what comes next.
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism recruits sporting events at World Congress
Bringing sporting events and activities to The Bahamas is one of the key initiatives of the country’s Ministry of Tourism, said Reginald Saunders, permanent secretary for the ministry, at the CAA World Congress of Sports in New York.
Apple’s Edmondson on launch of 'My Sports' feature
Rubie Edmondson of Apple News talks about the launch of the My Sports feature in the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system.
KAGR’s Gelman: Streamers and leagues are fighting a ‘War of Data’
As streaming services become more influential as sports telecasters, one of the big questions facing the industry is, Who owns the data? KAGR CEO Jessica Gelman: “That depth of knowledge is really what sponsors are asking for."
Monumental’s Zach Leonsis: Buying RSN opens door to ‘local media platform of the future’
Monumental Sports and Entertainment’s deal to buy NBC Sports Washington was about more than just “acquiring our rights back,” said Zach Leonsis, president of media and new enterprises for Monumental.
UFC’s White on expanding into Africa, future of global streaming
Dana White pointed to Africa as a major focus of the UFC, saying he “can’t even begin to imagine the amount of talent that will pull out of there in the next ten years.” White spoke this week at the CAA World Congress of Sports.
Marchand and Ourand Episode 54: Amazon Sports VP Marie Donoghue on what's next for the streamer
Andrew Marchand and John Ourand interview Amazon Sports VP of Global Sports Video, Marie Donoghue. Donoghue is the one who first hatched Amazon's plan to go after the rights for Thursday Night Football.
Who’s Up, Who’s Down: MLB, Howard Katz, Sinclair
Episode 54: The good and bad around the MLB playoffs; Marchand gets in the weeds on announcers; Ourand turns to a familiar target.
Disruption, sports betting and finding younger viewers
There could be benefits for golf and for sports from the disruption caused by LIV Golf, said the opening panel at the 2022 CAA World Congress of Sports. Other topics: younger viewers and sports betting.
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