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777 Partners’ Juan Arciniegas on building a global sports investment portfolio

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.

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Over 400,000 German viewers of the first Der Klassiker of the 2021-22 season chose to watch the game using non-traditional feeds, innovations created thanks to the Bundesliga's 'glass-to-glass' strategy. Adam Nelson speaks to DFL stakeholders about how new broadcasting initiatives are helping to boost the league's engagement and revenues.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Carsten Koerl, Sportradar global chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss the demise of the split-season plan advocated by Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays, new funding rounds for non-fungible token (NFT) companies Autograph and Animoca Brands, historic investment into the Premier Hockey Federation, a large-scale betting pact between Fubo Gaming and two Texas-based pro soccer clubs, and a reimagined model of governance for US college sports.