This past week, I had the pleasure of attending the 20th National Sports Forum (NSF) in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is a gathering of sports industry executives sharing best ideas and experiences across various leagues. When Ron Seaver started NSF back in 1996, he had a vision that sports industry executives would get together for three days […]

2005 brought us YouTube, Xbox 360 and the first iPod with video. In the decade since, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, iPhone, tablets, Google Glass, fitness trackers, 4G cellular networks, WatchESPN and the MLB Network (plus dozens of other league/conference owned networks) were created or launched. Each of these has carved out a significant niche in the sports business […]

The NBA just signed a nine-year deal with ESPN worth $24 billion. Not to be outdone, the NFL signed an even larger deal with multiple networks, netting some $7 billion per year in total TV rights. This is fantastic news for network executives, team owners, agents, and players. But what does all of this money […]

I’m approaching my 30th birthday – terrifying right? – and wrapping up my eighth year in the sports business. I’m living the dream and am blessed to be doing what I’ve wanted to do since I was a kid. I’ve recently spent some time reflecting on my life and career I came up with 30 […]