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NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans. Frank Dunne speaks with representatives from some of the service's major stakeholders on how Game Pass fits into the league’s global media-rights strategy.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans

Barry M. Bloom looks at the latest developments being made toward MLB's Spring Training facilities in the Greater Phoenix area. The area is the Spring Training home for half of MLB's 30 teams, with many playing in new or renovated facilities.

Civic stronghold NFL team enjoyed for decades now overtaken by fandom for the crosstown Nationals and Capitals

Golf's top-ranked male player says he has no interest in proposed start-up league

National Women's Soccer League team Sky Blue FC has announced businessman and tech author Ed Nalbandian as a new minority owner

Claude Ruibal, the experienced digital sports media executive, has joined the board of Horse & Country TV (H&C), the international equestrian sports network

Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire has announced a local broadcast deal with WGN-TV in a multi-year partnership

Features

For many years now, the issue of introducing promotion and relegation into the structure of US soccer has been one of contention. Bob Williams explores what is happening at the moment.

Spanish club Atlético Madrid recently acquired Canadian Premier League expansion team Atlético Ottawa. Bob Williams looks at how the LaLiga giants hope to use this move to expand its presence overseas.

Chris Russo, founder of Fifth Generation Sports, takes a look at what media companies need to think about before making deals with sports betting organizations.

MLR enters its third season this weekend after an offseason of change designed to strengthen the position of the start-up rugby union competition within the US sporting landscape. Bob Williams reports

Christian Sylt takes a look inside the NBA Experience, the new immersive basketball venue at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Michael Bapis, managing director at Rockefeller Capital Management, looks ahead to 2020 being a strong year for the development of athletes as businesspeople.

Eric Fisher takes a look at the ticketing market ahead of this Sunday's Super Bowl in Miami.

With golf participation rates falling, M. James Ward looks at how the merchandise and equipment business is working to attract new audiences.

Scott Rosner, Professor of Professional Practice; Academic Director, M.S. in Sports Management Program, School of Professional Studies, Columbia University, remembers the lasting impression the late Kobe Bryant made upon his family that won't show up in any boxscore or sponsor earnings report

Bob Williams takes a look at how the ownership group of the NHL's Washington Capitals, the NBA's Washington Wizards and the Capital One Arena has successfully further monetized its ever-increasing fan database with its new Cloud Fan Insight Platform

Miami will stage the Super Bowl this week for the first time in 10 years. Bob Williams looks at the measures officials are taking to ensure the city doesn't wait so long to host the prestigious event again.

M. James Ward speaks to golf club designer and researcher, Tom Wishon, about the shape of the golf industry with respect to merchandise.

Former NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL senior executive Andy Dolich examines the need to safeguard the future of Minor League Baseball.

At its zenith, Tough Mudder posted a $10m profit, but the company now finds itself subject to bankruptcy proceedings in the US. Ben Cronin asks how it got to this point and whether a likely sale to rival Spartan can save it.

Rick Snider looks at how pro teams in key US markets are engaging tourists in order to boost attendance numbers.

The NWSL is entering a new era in 2020 following the takeover of Reign FC by OL Groupe, the parent company of French women’s soccer team Olympique Lyonnais Féminin. Bob Williams spoke to new Reign FC COO Vincent Berthillot about the strategy behind the move.

With the revamped XFL football league kicking off in February, Bob Williams takes a look at the measures Vince McMahon's latest project is taking in order to prosper.

Major League Baseball has its first official day at its new central headquarters on the Avenue of the Americas in New York on 6 January. Eric Fisher visits the new offices.

College football's showpiece event is often a loss-making venture for its hosts but the generosity of the Sugar Bowl has brought this year's game to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.