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GreenPark Sports’ Ken Martin on working with the NBA and LaLiga to create new fan experiences

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ken Martin, GreenPark Sports co-founder and chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss recent issues surrounding the Walt Disney Co., the awarding of online sports betting licenses in New York, a pair of acquisitions by sports streaming platform fuboTV, the tender process for the Premier League’s US broadcast rights, and leadership issues surrounding the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers.

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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview 777 Partners managing director Juan Arciniegas. Fisher and Russo also discuss Major League Baseball’s lockout of the MLB Players Association, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s new digital rights deal with the National Hockey League, and the $840m funding round for India-based fantasy sports platform Dream Sports.

Simon Cummins, partner and head of the global sports, gaming, and media practice at executive search firm Odgers Berndtson, discusses three C-suite sports business trends he expects to play out next year

MLS vice president of media Seth Bacon tells SportBusiness the league would jump at the opportunity to stage annual games on Thanksgiving Day after the historic viewership success of the recent Colorado-Portland game on Fox.

With the first-ever Saudi Arabian Grand Prix taking place this weekend, SportBusiness speaks with Charlie Beauchamp and Chris Long of CSM Sports and Entertainment, who are acting in advisory capacity for the race. They talk about the Kingdom's commercial goals and what will be needed to make the event a success. Adam Nelson reports.