Weekly Roundup: Business of Athletes, Sports, & NIL (Jan 23-29)Listen now (9 min) | NFL linebacker turned author, Australian Open Payouts, $181M Sports VC fund, and much more.
Athletes have helped push sports to extreme heights. Here's some outstanding numbers and the value of eyeballs.
And a bonus section on how Netflix’s hit show “Last Chance U” plays into this.
Weekly Roundup: Business of Athletes, Sports, & NIL (Jan 16-22)Listen now (11 min) | $225M in new sports funds, Penn State NIL deal for every college athlete, and a wild stat that will impact the NFL.
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It feels funny to say this but… The future of alternative sports, and even women’s sports, lies in the hands of athlete investors. They also happen to…
What it means for companies, athletes, and even the college landscape.
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Dropping sports participation rates = rising obesity, Joe Burrow buys farm land, and some major sports tech acquisitions.
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Rise of long term partnerships and strategic relationships within the "amateur sports" ecosystem.
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The Great White North is *quickly* becoming much more than just a hockey country.
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Tragedy sells, good news will one day. Exploring humanity's strange dynamics with sports, the fragility of athletics, and the future we should strive…
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December 2022

2022 was the year of marketplaces — where platforms connect the main players in sports together. In 2023, we’ll see more of an emphasis on D2C. What’s…