Oakland A's

Revenue-sharing provisions for MLB club change in 2024 without ballpark deal

Influential baseball executive amplify interests elsewhere in sports

Commissioner says Oakland stadium plan 'just doesn’t look like it’s going to happen'

League continues to battle impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, fan apathy surrounding rebuilding clubs

MLB club keeps alive its bid to build new facility at Howard Terminal

Shedding of top talent, potential relocation leads to widespread fan unrest

In this week’s episode podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Chris Giles, co-founder and chief executive of California-based FanRally. Fisher and Russo also discuss the recent earnings report from Ultimate Fighting Championship parent Endeavor Group Holdings Inc., ESPN’s high-profile acquisition of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman for its Monday Night Football booth, ongoing sports-related issues from the Russian invasion of Ukraine including the forthcoming sale of the Premier League’s Chelsea, and a ballpark development setback for Major League Baseball’s Oakland A’s.

Team places offer on a fifth potential ballpark site in Las Vegas

Major League Baseball's Oakland A's are reportedly looking to construct a new ballpark on the site of the Tropicana Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip should the team relocate to Nevada

MLB club advances on its parallel-path search for a new venue

MLB advancing efforts toward possible relocation to Nevada

Former Oakland A's president and veteran sports industry executive Andy Dolich explores the Major League Baseball club's long-running pursuit of a new facility

MLB club president says current situation "is not an effective path forward"

Major League Baseball's Oakland A's will discover the fate of their proposed $12bn (€10.2

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Jon Patricof, Athletes Unlimited chief executive and co-founder. Eric and Chris also discuss the state of Major League Baseball coming out of its recent All-Star Game, Bruin Capital’s entry into legal sports betting with its acquisition of Oddschecker Global Media, and the landmark ticketing deal between SeatGeek and BSE Global.

Commissioner insists Las Vegas is a viable option if Oakland rejects ballpark plan

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Steve Loy, president of global golf for international sports business agency Sportfive and the longtime agent and business partner for iconic golfer Phil Mickelson. Eric and Chris also discuss limited partner lawsuits involving the Minnesota Timberwolves and Tampa Bay Rays, the rising presence of Las Vegas, Nevada, as a major sports market, and the strong performance of American retail chain Dick’s Sporting Goods during the Covid-19 pandemic.