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AXS Facilities & Ticketing event coming to Las Vegas

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises and Ticketing Symposium September 28-30 -- Las Vegas, NV As the sports industry looks to reopen even further in 2021, we will examine the efforts different leagues and organizations have taken to re-imagine the fan experience and implement...

SBJ's Thought Leaders Retreat returning live to Lake Tahoe in September

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
2021 SBJ Thought Leaders Retreat September 21-22; The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe -- Truckee, Calif. Thought Leaders is a “by-invitation-only” retreat that brings together the sports industry’s most-senior executives for a time of information sharing, dynamic speakers, outdoor activities and peer-level relationship building. The event provides...

Names in the News

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Wynn Resorts Ltd. is "beefing up its sports presence with a plan to spin off its WynnBET mobile sports app and merge into a new publicly traded company" with Golden Knights Owner BILL FOLEY 's SPAC. The company has "signed an agreement with Foley’s Austerlitz Acquisition Corp" for...

Kyrie Irving launches consulting firm, with $25M already raised

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Nets G KYRIE IRVING is launching a consulting firm that "will provide coaching and mentoring services to black- and women-owned businesses," and it is "teaming up with a new venture-capital firm that will provide the cash," according to Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. The firm, called...

Executive Transactions

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The Washington Football Team named Wall Street Journal Global Head of Creative WILL MISSELBROOK Chief Creative & Digital Officer. The team said that he is the "first chief creative and digital officer" within the NFL. Misselbrook joins the WFT "amid a massive rebrand of the franchise, which...

JMI's Paul Archey on latest SBJ I Factor

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
JMI Sports Chief Commercial Officer Paul Archey is the latest subject on SBJ I Factor, as he talks with our Abe Madkour about early influences on his career, taking a chance when MLB formed an international division, and why it is important for young people...

JMI's Paul Archey on latest SBJ I Factor

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
JMI Sports Chief Commercial Officer Paul Archey is the latest subject on SBJ I Factor, as he talks with our Abe Madkour about the early influences on his career, taking a chance when MLB formed an international division, and why it is important for young...

AXS Facilities & Ticketing event coming to Las Vegas

Daily / Monday, May 10, 2021
AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises and Ticketing Symposium September 28-30 -- Las Vegas, NV As the sports industry looks to reopen even further in 2021, we will examine the efforts different leagues and organizations have taken to re-imagine the fan experience and implement...

Hulu to air nine-part series on history of Lakers

Daily / Monday, May 10, 2021
Hulu has "ordered a nine-part docuseries chronicling the history" of the Lakers. The project, which joins the Hulu Originals lineup, comes from Lakers Controlling Owner & CEO  Jeanie Buss ; director Antoine Fuqua , in association with Fuqua Films; Haven Entertainment; and Los Angeles Media Fund....