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Ahmad Nassar on a new commercial reality for pro tennis

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ahmad Nassar, newly named as executive director of the Professional Tennis Players Association and chief executive of its for-profit affiliate Winners Alliance. Fisher and Russo also discuss the state of tennis amid the start of the 2022 US Open, the development of TMRW Sports with star golfers Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the debut of FanDuel TV, a competitive and operational shift for the Savannah Bananas, and the state of Major League Baseball’s special events following the 'Field of Dreams' and MLB Little League Classic games.

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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Patrick Crakes, principal of Crakes Media. Fisher and Russo also discuss Robert Sarver’s decision to sell the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns and Women’s National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Mercury, Apple’s sponsorship of the National Football League’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, the upcoming 2022-23 National Hockey League season, the debut of sports-focused investment firm Velocity Capital Management, and the infusion of Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso into the sports industry.
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Venezia FC's chief marketing officer Ted Philipakos tells SportBusiness why there is significant substance behind the Serie B club's style.
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Sticker book and trading card company Panini has made a series of key adjustments with its popular Fifa World Cup sticker book tied to the upcoming tournament. Shawn Medow reports.
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