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Tony Khan on building a diverse sports business portfolio on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tony Khan, founder, co-owner, president, and chief executive of All-Elite Wrestling; vice chairman of the English football club Fulham FC; and co-owner and chief football strategy officer for the National Football League’s Jacksonville Jaguars. Fisher and Russo also discuss PepsiCo’s shedding of sponsorship rights to the National Football League’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, the NFL’s partnership with Mythical Games to develop a new gaming experiences centered around non-fungible tokens (NFTs), tennis icon Billie Jean King working with the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association to establish a fully fledged league, the ongoing sale of the NFL’s Denver Broncos amid the record-setting deal for the Premier League’s Chelsea FC, and a $30m (€28m) funding round for upstart ticketing entity Gametime.

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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Brad Griffith, founder and chief executive of mobile-focused ticketing company Gametime. Fisher and Russo also discuss the dramatic move of the University of Southern California and University of California-Los Angeles to the Big Ten Conference, the Big 12 Conference’s hire of new commissioner Brett Yormark, the completion of the revived United States Football League’s first season and new search for additional partners, an investment by US-based Sixth Street into a share of FC Barcelona’s television rights for LaLiga, developing expansion plans for the National Women’s Soccer League, and additional legal turmoil for Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays.

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