Eric Fisher, US Editor

Deal extends team's broad renaissance both on and off the ice

Well-regarded figures bring more than 60 years of combined experience to firm

Controversy continues to swirl around famed golfer

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Todd Cooper, founder and chief executive of blockchain technology outfit NuArca Labs. Fisher and Russo also discuss National Football League quarterback Tom Brady’s high-profile plans to eventually join Fox Sports as an on-air analyst, Sorare’s entry into baseball non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, tennis star Naomi Osaka’s move to form her own agency, Rich Strike’s absence from the upcoming Preakness Stakes after the horse’s upset Kentucky Derby win, and EA Sports’ video game licensing split with Fifa.
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Tiffany & Co.-designed awards offer more visual consistency, deeper meaning

League to extensively feature prime matchups while also carrying big holiday presence

Each of company's operating segments posts gains during period

Chapek says 'we fully believe that there is a business model there for us'

Pact is the first outside of soccer for fast-growing NFT platform

Relationship focused on sponsorships while team plays at ASU arena

Governing body revises policy in fast-growing area to address role of collectives