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An upstart daily fantasy company with an unusual name and unconventional approach has quickly risen to prominence by challenging established market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel and striking a large series of team sponsorships.

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In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Mark Abbott, Major League Soccer president and deputy commissioner. Eric and Chris also discuss National Football League’s recent trio of official sports betting partnerships, the developing effort of former Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez to buy the National Basketball Association’s Minnesota Timberwolves, TrillerNet’s acquisition of combat sports-focused media company FITE, and rising tension between US media networks and Nielsen Media Research.

The first in a new series of webinars from SportBusiness University, Executive Insights give sports business and sport management students an exclusive and unrivalled look at how leaders across the business …

MLS expansion team drawing huge buzz thanks to the excitement of Austin, Texas, finally becoming a major league sports town and the global profile of minority owner and noted actor Matthew McConaughey. Bob Williams reports.

Adam Nelson talks to Jurg Capol, marketing director of the International Ski Federation (FIS) about how the organisation has endured the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to digital innovations.