The Social Media Game On A Global Scale…

The social landscape in sports across North America is growing exponentially every day. Teams, athletes, events, brands, media companies, are all scrambling to add followers, build alliances, grow traffic and scream louder than anyone else to draw critical mass for whatever … [Read more...]

Racing To Find More Fans…

It has been a few years since Indy Car began its healing process, unifying under what is now the IZOD Indy Car Series. With the Centennial of the Indianapolis 500 coming up next month, the circuit is making a big push to continue to gain back fans, brands, and market share from … [Read more...]

We Love Team Sports…But Not Every Sport Is For Teams…

This past week the Sports Business Journal had an extensive report of the financial failure of the World Boxing League, which limped home following its first season. The WBL launched last year with city by city team boxing, hoping to pit young stars trained in cities like Los … [Read more...]

The Great Potential Of Vancouver…

The NHL rocketed into the playoffs with record increases in TV, revenue and digital engagement, and is even poised for a big uptick in TV rights as their deals with the NHL and Versus come to a close. Europe and Canada continue to have thei. love affair with the game, and even … [Read more...]

So What Happened With The Huffington Post…

A bunch of people have asked why I stopped contributing to the Huffington Post. Answer is simple. I have no idea. I was asked by a colleague two years ago to occasionally do a piece for the site, usually on sports marketing or something a bit unusual, and it was fun to do, … [Read more...]

Eight sites worth a look…

As some may know we do this newsletter every Sunday and highlight some folk who do good work largely on their own. They are not loud or obnoxious for the most part. They serve a niche and do so passionately. While there are many in the space who do this fulltime and do it … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Grows…In Israel

The phenomenon of sports radio is largely a North American one. At last count there were over 300 stations, from college through the massive networks of ESPN, FoxSports, Sports Byline, Westwood One and others, who covered local issues, broadcast national outlets and filled the … [Read more...]