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US sports industry looks to retool executive search, vetting in wake of Porter, Callaway incidents

Jared Porter, who was abruptly fired by Major League Baseball's New York Mets after news surfaced of a series of explicit text message he sent in 2016 while working for the Chicago Cubs.

After multiple American sports industry leadership figures were found to have sent inappropriate text messages, properties and executive search firms see the need to heighten executive screening processes. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

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Facing rising pressures both financially and from distributors, Sinclair Broadcast Group is accelerating its efforts to introduce a direct-to-consumer offering early next year for its regional sports content. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

Sports media industry leaders shared their insights on their own businesses and broader trends at the recent APOS 2021, the Asia-Pacific media industry summit.

In the latest edition in our Executive Insights series of webinars, designed to give sports business and sport management students an exclusive and unrivalled look at how leaders across the business of…

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Rachel Jacobson, Drone Racing League president. Eric and Chris also discuss discuss the National Hockey League’s new, seven-year domestic rights agreement with Turner Sports, a new content and sponsorship agreement between Meadowlark Media and DraftKings, and the pending domestic rights renewals for England’s Premier League.