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Basketball

Basketball | Social media is key to NBA’s continuing popularity

At the heart of the popularity of the NBA is how the organisation drives its social media strategy by engaging players and attracting younger audiences.

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SportBusiness Executive of the Year judging panel

The SportBusiness Executive of the Year Award celebrates the 20 business executives who have achieved the most impressive results for their firms and set new benchmarks in the international sports industry over the course of the previous 12 months. The judging panel is made up of specialists in media-rights, digital and social media and sponsorship.

Multi-Sport

Opinion | Facebook fears add to sport’s data worries

The Cambridge Analytica scandal - and the introduction of GDPR - has created a lack of clarity about how sporting bodies can and should use data, says Richard Clarke.

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Football

Opinion | How the Pogba-Stormzy video created a space race in player announcements

The unveiling of a new star opens up a new world of opportunity in the social media age, says Richard Clarke.

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Football

Florida keys | 5 things Beckham needs to be a success in Miami

Social media expert and MLS alumnus Richard Clarke provides David Beckham with a checklist of five things to make his Miami venture a success.

| Football

Facebook | F8 conference previews latest in AR and VR

Richard Clarke looks at the AR and VR developments showcased at the annual Facebook gathering.

Esports

SXSW | Where film, comedy and country music meet sport

Richard Clarke reports back from the recent SXSW show in Austin, Texas, where he was impressed by the development of esports and the size of WWE’s social media department.

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Boxing

Matchroom’s DAZN deal and iFL TV’s irreverent style reanimate the noble art

The $1bn deal between Matchroom Sport and DAZN has sent shockwaves through boxing and threatens to undermine the pay-per-view model that has been so successful in the sport. Richard Clarke looks at the deal and the sport’s emerging presence on YouTube.

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Multi-Sport

Opinion | Winter Olympics will push sports social media forward

Four years is a lifetime in social media, notes Richard Clarke, and the “greatest show on earth” is an opportunity to demonstrate the state of the art, and then attempt to nudge it a little further.

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Football

Opinion | Does securing a new star’s social media fanbase mean the shirts will follow?

Player transfers highlight the capricious nature of the global football fan in the social media era, says Richard Clarke.

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Leaders Meet: The Game Changers returns for second edition

Leaders has announced that Leaders Meet: The Game Changers will return for a second edition following the success of its inaugural event last year.

Basketball

The art of snark | Is it okay for teams to troll their rivals on social media?

Is it ever okay for teams to troll their rivals on social media? Richard Clarke reports.

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Football

Football League chairman to stand down

The Football League, which operates the three divisions below the English Premier League, has announced that chairman Greg Clarke will step down at the end of the current 2015-16 season.

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Football

Lenagan to succeed Clarke as Football League chairman

The Football League, which operates the three divisions below the English Premier League, has announced that Ian Lenagan is set to succeed Greg Clarke as chairman in June following a unanimous recommendation by the organisation’s board of directors.

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American Football

Amazon, Facebook and ball-tracking technology | The highs and lows of the NFL season on digital and social media

Richard Clarke rounds-up some of the ways in which digital, social media and technology impacted the NFL during the 2018 season.

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The digital year ahead | Experts make their predictions for sport in 2018

We asked experts from across the sports industry to discuss their expectations and predictions for 2018 in terms of digital, social media and esports. As it turned out, even their terminology smacked of straightforward urgency. This was a "disruption" and "pivot"-free zone. Pure and simple, "change" is upon us.

The SportBusiness Executives of the Year | Numbers 10 to 1

The judges have convened and the votes are in for the 2017 SportBusiness Executive of the Year Awards. Ben Cronin and Robin Jellis report on the executives who have taken the industry by storm in 2017, with the top 10 here...

SportBusiness International Team 200

These are the men and women who have made it into SportBusiness International Team 200. We’d like to thank them for their contributions over the last 18 years.

Football

Paying the price | The sexual abuse scandal in English football

Frank Dunne looks at the legal implications of the growing scandal surrounding sexual abuse at English football clubs.

| Football