In this week's episode of the SportBusiness Finance Weekly podcast, co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Mike Dee, president of sports for Pennsylvania-based multiplatform audio company Audacy, which recently rebranded from its prior identity of Entercom. Eric and Chris also discuss Endeavor's revived efforts to go public, a major fundraising round for the developer of NBA Top Shot, and DraftKings' acquisition of the Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN).

As more private equity companies are investing in governing bodies and federations in sport, Frank Dunne looks whether such investments can raise concerns about the balance of power between investors and recipients.

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ken Goldin, founder and chairman of New Jersey-based Goldin Auctions. Eric and Chris also discuss the recent fundraising round for sports merchandising giant Fanatics and venue naming rights deals in Miami, Florida, and New Orleans, Louisiana, and further unpack the National Football League's landmark set of domestic media rights agreements.

Sports data and betting company Sportradar is aiming to increase its presence in cricket with the acquisition of InteractSport, a sports data and technology company based in Melbourne, Australia

European Athletics has announced that Madrid has been awarded the 2023 edition of the European Athletics Team Championships Super League

Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has upgraded it full-year outlook after a strong first quarter in 2021

The National Women’s Hockey League's Connecticut Whale has been acquired by Shared Hockey Enterprises, which is led by Tobin Kelly, a mergers and acquisitions specialist with strong ice hockey ties.

Private equity houses have been examining a host of league investment opportunities across European football with Serie A, Bundesliga and La Liga all reported to be examining the idea of selling stakes…

As Serie A weighs up six proposals from private investors, Ben Marlow, managing director, Asia Pacific, for football consultancy firm 21st Club, explains the sudden interest in the league and tells editorial…

In part 2 of our cricket roundtable interview with Clare Connor, managing director of Women's cricket at the ECB, Jake Lush McCrum, chief operations officer for the Rajasthan Royals and Richard Gould,…

Female-focused media outlet draws star-studded group of investors

Formula 1 team Mercedes-AMG Petronas has pointed to the diversity of its income streams as it posted relatively minor reductions in revenue and profit for the 2020 financial year during Covid-19

Live coverage of rugby union’s Six Nations Championship is poised to return to Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ following a deal struck with tournament organisers and incumbent rights-holder Virgin Me…

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has ruled itself out of investing in BT Sport, the pay-television sports arm of the UK telco, it is understood

Fledgling UK-based direct-to-consumer video platform Recast has raised $8.2m (£5.8m/€6.8m) in a Series A round of investment, funds it will use to continue its development and push into new markets.

Washington Capitals star captain Alex Ovechkin has become the latest high-profile investor of National Women's Soccer League team Washington Spirit

The Wilf family, who are majority owners of the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings, are reportedly on the brink of purchasing Major League Soccer team Orlando City SC.

Toby Duthie, founding partner of accounting and consulting firm Forensic Risk Alliance and Matthew Coomber, associate with the firm, say there is a clear opportunity to change governance in English football and secure the long-term financial health of the game

SportBusiness Europe editor Ben Cronin argues CVC's 2019 strategic partnership with Bruin Sports Capital points at how the private equity firm might seek to extract value from its new investments in volleyball and the Six Nations rugby tournament

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Lisa Baird, commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League. Eric and Chris also discuss the National Football League's landmark set of domestic media rights agreements, a pair of large-scale industry pacts for National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James, and the return to video gaming for golf icon Tiger Woods.

Todd Dunivant, Sacramento Republic's general manager and new president, speaks to SportBusiness about the devastating impact of Ron Burkle's decision to withdraw financial backing for the city's MLS expansion team and efforts to revive the project.