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Pro Sports Has a Piracy Problem

Harvard Business

Piracy poses a growing challenge to all sorts of digital media and entertainment companies, but it’s particularly acute for companies that own the rights to sports broadcasts, because efforts to shut down pirated broadcasts often take longer than the broadcasts actually last.

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A Sports Analogy for Understanding Different Ways to Use AI

Harvard Business

The authors have come to think about this issue as points on a spectrum and have created a sports analogy to help think about it: AI tools can range from steroids, to sneakers, to a coach, each representing a different relationship between human users and the technology.

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The Role of 5G in Online Sports Betting

Tom Spencer

5G networks are a promising wireless technology that online bookmakers and sports betting operators should factor into their business strategy. Once implemented, this technology offers the potential to serve more sports betting enthusiasts. Implications of 5G for Online Sports Betting. Growth of the Live Sports Betting Market.

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What A Year For Women Smashing Glass Ceilings In Sports!

Simon Associates

Recently I learned about the Women’s Sports Foundation Annual Salute to Women in Sports , an event held in New York City in October which celebrated the extraordinary achievements of women athletes this year.

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A Riff on the Padres/MLB/RSN and the Business of Sports…

Wakeman Consulting Group: Dave's Blog

Is it possible for the Padres and MLB to maintain the same business model and revenue now that Diamond Sports Group has walked away from its media rights deal? In too many cases, sports teams think they are top of mind, but they aren’t. all cover sports as a foundational aspect of their community.

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Remembering A Bold Trailblazer Who Fought For Equity For Women In Sports

On the Brink

Recently on January 6, 2022, the NY Times published an article honoring the recently deceased Christine Grant, the University of Iowa’s first women’s athletic director and a pioneer who helped shape the 1972 Title IX legislation, tirelessly advocating for the fair treatment of women in sports.

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Research = Opportunity! 8 Lessons From the Some of the World’s Biggest Sports Brands…

Wakeman Consulting Group: Dave's Blog

In the last 18 months working with some of the world’s biggest sports brands, I’ve done research that has taught me the importance of market research to build strong brands and grow sales. Sports teams have some of the best brand codes around. My favorite mug…do you know the team? I bet you might?! You codify everything.

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