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Nikhil Bahel on the mission of Elysian Park Ventures

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Nikhil Bahel, managing partner for Elysian Park Ventures, the private investment group arm of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers’ ownership group. Fisher and Russo also discuss Wimbledon’s ban of Russian and Belurusian players at this year’s tournament, the precipitous stock fall for Netflix following a loss of subscribers, a run of jersey patch deals in Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, initial returns from the revived United States Football League, and Formula 1’s upcoming Miami Grand Prix.

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