National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), top tier of the domestic game in the United States, has extended its content and media deal with the Just Women’s Sports (JWS) platform.
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Anne Worcester, strategic advisor to Major League Pickleball. Fisher and Russo also discuss the findings of the latest investigation into the National Women’s Soccer League, Fox Sports’ linear television rights deal with Major League Soccer, Jeff Zucker’s arrival to new investment vehicle RedBird IMI, and the pair detail their top sports industry stories of 2022.
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Adam Davis, managing director of North America for Two Circles. Fisher and Russo also discuss Merritt Paulson’s move to sell the National Women’s Soccer League’s Portland Thorns, the National Basketball Association’s embrace of new sources of team investor capital, accelerated plans to expand the College Football Playoff, Major League Baseball’s sale of its BAMTech equity stake, the Boston Red Sox’s jersey patch sale, and the departure of Lenny Daniels from Warner Bros. Discovery.
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sohrob Farudi, co-founder and chief executive of Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment. Fisher and Russo also discuss rising athlete investment activity in emerging entities such as Major League Pickleball and Gym Class VR, renewed calls to expand college basketball’s March Madness, the ongoing sexual abuse scandal in the National Women’s Soccer League, the National Football League’s upcoming Fall Meetings, and Major League Baseball's trailblazing sponsorship deal with consumer cannabidiol (CBD) producer Charlotte’s Web.
New commissioner Berman continues ongoing transformation of league
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Alon Werber, Pixellot chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss a series of business advancements for the National Women’s Soccer League under new commissioner Jessica Berman, the state of Major League Baseball at the All-Star break, the National Football League’s efforts to place flag football in the 2028 Olympics, last week’s SBC Summit North America, and Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees turning to Legends to sell their jersey patch sponsorship.
The National Women’s Soccer League and leading sportswear manufacturer Nike have signed a long-term extension agreement, which is "the largest" commercial partnership in league history.
Marla Messing has vowed to implement "institutional change" at the National Women's Soccer League in her new role as the organization's interim chief executive
The National Women’s Soccer League has appointed veteran soccer executive Marla Messing as the organization's interim chief executive amid the search for a full-time commissioner.
The National Women's Soccer League is facing the gravest crisis of its existence after Lisa Baird was forced to step down as commissioner and both Fifa and the United States Soccer Federation initiated …
Lisa Baird's position as National Women's Soccer League commissioner has come under intense scrutiny over her handling of sexual coercion claims made against North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley…
The National Women's Soccer League has suspended Washington Spirit from league governance matters and terminated the team's former head coach Richie Burke for cause following an independent third-party…
The National Women's Soccer League has unveiled a multiyear partnership with leading professional services company Deloitte, which has been designated the league's official professional services provider
CBS Sports executives have defended the decision to broadcast certain United States men's national team Fifa 2022 World Cup away qualifiers exclusively on streaming service Paramount+
A number of National Women's Soccer League players have criticized the league's decision to stage its November 20 championship game at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon, at 9am local time
OL Reign set a National Women's Soccer League attendance record on August 29 when 27,248 fans watched the team's 2-1 home victory against Portland Thorns at Lumen Field
The National Women's Soccer League is seriously considering investing in VAR technology to help improve the refereeing standards in the league
The National Women’s Soccer League has announced a multiseason partnership with fan engagement and gamification company Sport Buff to enhance the league's global presence on streaming service Twitch.