IMG World Congress of Sports Recap

I attended the IMG World Congress of Sports for the first time this week held in Laguna Niguel.  This turned out to be a great networking opportunity and exceeded my expectations.  The impressive list of attendees included Presidents, CEO’s, CMO’s, senior executives and a number of sports industry legends.  IMG and the Sports Business Journal […]

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March Madness Facts & Figures

March Madness Facts & Figures: All 67 games are available on TV, on-line and mobile 6.45 million brackets submitted on ESPN (8.9% increase over 2011) 35 million people taking part in office pools according to NCAA 8.4 million hours spent at work watching games (consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas) March Madness On Demand received […]

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This week’s highlights from the sports business world:

ESPN to stream conference basketball tournament games on Facebook – In the never ending pursuit of the highly coveted 18 to 35 year olds, ESPN will stream over 200 live conference tournament college basketball games on their Facebook page.  This is further evidence of the “TV everywhere” shift from content providers.  http://lat.ms/AxhDNz Along these lines, […]

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