The McLaren TAG split in 10 notes

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Steve Nuttall v Adam Silver. Two views on whether Youtube will join the sports rights market

Steve Nuttall is YouTube’s head of sport for Europe. He did a good presentation at the HSBC Golf Business Forum on the relationship between the video sharing behemoth and sport. This prompted a follow up question, a version of something I tend to ask whenever the subject of sport and YouTube comes up. Continue reading “Steve Nuttall v Adam Silver. Two views on whether Youtube will join the sports rights market”

We Should Listen To David Stern, He Knows Stuff

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I went to the Sport Industry breakfast expecting something a bit dry and worthy. American sports executives are not renowned for their comedy chops. The NBA is known as Nothing But Attorneys for good reason. So I was quite taken aback by David Stern and Adam Silver’s Abbott and Costello act. Continue reading “We Should Listen To David Stern, He Knows Stuff”

What’s Going On With Stubhub?

Stubhub are under the spotlight for inflating ticket prices. The above screen grab shows the site’s offer around the LA Lakers v Miami Heat NBA game.

Just to show it’s not an American thing, below is a petition from a group of Tottenham fans (@spursofficial) calling for an end to the club’s partnership with StubHub:

We are Tottenham Hotspur supporters who believe the club’s deal with StubHub is not in the best interests of fans buying or selling tickets, and has serious implications for football supporters of all clubs. Continue reading “What’s Going On With Stubhub?”