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The Players' Tribune Primes for Amazon

The Players' Tribune Primes for Amazon

July 18, 2018

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself
This is a public service announcement. Their name is The Players’ Tribune, and they’re here to make money–not polish athlete reputations. Step one? A first-of-its-kind athlete + studio collaboration with Amazon to diversify revenue streams.

Commerce Clause
Commerce mixed with content is no longer a bonus, it’s an imperative. Nike’s mining its mobile membership data to merge physical and digital in an ambitious retail experience while Dick’s is bringing its programmatic media buying in-house.

Welcome to the Party
The World Cup helped push soccer’s stars into the American consciousness, and ESPN’s taken notice. They’ve come out of nowhere as frontrunners to secure Serie A rights so that they won’t have to worry about recreating CR7’s next wonder goal in Legos.

How a Best-In-Class OTT Platform Streams Live Sporting Events

by Scott Goldman
‎Digital Video Product Manager, Verizon Digital Media Services

"Managing a successful live global sporting event can get complicated. Weather and other variables can delay eagerly anticipated matchups. Millions of regional viewers simultaneously tuning in to the match of the day can cause traffic spikes that have to scale instantly."

Can the Streaming Era Lift Niche Sports?
NYT // Kevin Draper

Adam Silver Rooting for Disney in the Battle for Fox
CNBC // Ariel Shapiro

No More Tickets? MLB Fans Will Soon Use Fingerprints
Fox Business // Matthew Rocco

FanDuel to Open Sportsbook at Meadowlands in New Jersey
ESPN // Darren Rovell & David Purdum

Instagram Account Humorously Shows the Underbelly of MiLB
Yahoo // Jeff Passan

The Two Men Who Make Money From the NBA in Summer
NYT // Kevin Draper

Director, Social Marketing
Verizon – New York, NY

Associate Creative Director
New Balance – Brighton, MA

Associate Manager, Insights
Turner – Atlanta, GA

Director, Video Content
ESPN – Bristol, CT

Head of Venue Sponsorship
LiveNation – New York, NY

Broadcast Venue Manager
UEFA – Nyon, Switzerland

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