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Ameeth Sankaran on the storytelling and opportunity of Religion of Sports

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ameeth Sankaran, Religion of Sports chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss Major League Soccer’s landmark global media rights agreement with Apple, the ongoing ownership dispute involving Major League Baseball’s Baltimore Orioles, historic revenue for the National Hockey League during the 2021-22 season, the formation of a new sports investment firm by industry veterans Don Cornwell and Jonathan Nelson, and David Blitzer’s acquisition of an equity stake in MLB’s Cleveland Guardians.

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