Olympic gold medalist and co–founder of sports–tech intelligence company Sports Innovation Lab, Angela Ruggiero discusses some of the challenges facing the US sports industry as it opens up to legalized sports betting.
New York, America's fourth most populous state and home to its largest media market, is on the cusp of legalizing online sports betting. But there remains significant political disagreement about the operating model in which it would happen. US Editor Eric Fisher explores the potential and pitfalls of opening up the Empire State to mobile sportsbooks.
Who’d have thought that one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations would use sports tourism to drive in visitors? Christian Sylt goes behind the scenes at Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.
Match fixing in professional football declined for the third consecutive year in 2020, despite the increased risks created by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study carried out by Stats Perform…
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tyler Tumminia, commissioner of the Premier Hockey Federation. Eric and Chris also discuss major ticketing-related deals involving SeatGeek and Vivid Seats, the backing of LeBron James’ The SpringHill Company by a group of top-tier investors, and the completion of Arctos Sports Partners’ $3bn (€2.59bn) investment fund.
ONE Esports, the offshoot of Asian mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship, wants to bring the kind of high-quality storytelling around athletes and competitions that traditional sport has perfected over decades to the gaming industry.
David Rose, director of Chelsea FC’s new digital consumer products division, Chelsea Digital Ventures, tells SportBusiness how the unit is seeking to create new revenue streams and aggregate new customer datasets after launching three training, nutrition and health-related products in the last 18 months.
Jim Van Stone, Monumental’s president of business operations and chief commercial officer, speaks to SportBusiness about the strategy in becoming a first-mover in the NHL's landmark new commercial category.
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