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Sports Business Radio focuses on the issues and people directly impacting the world of sports business. Guests on the show offering an insider's perspective include pro sports league executives, agents, college athletics administrators, sports apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives & athletes. Follow us on: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | iTunes
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Sports Business Radio Podcast Brian Berger

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Sports Business Radio focuses on the issues and people directly impacting the world of sports business. Guests on the show offering an insider's perspective include pro sports league executives, agents, college athletics administrators, sports apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives & athletes. Follow us on: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | iTunes
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    Arthur Blank - Atlanta Falcons & Atlanta United FC Owner, Co-Founder Home Depot

    Arthur Blank - Atlanta Falcons & Atlanta United FC Owner, Co-Founder Home Depot

    Arthur Blank, Owner of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD), Co-Founder of Home Depot (@HomeDepot) and Author of the new #book “GOOD COMPANY” joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio this week. Blank discusses his upbringing, the core values he’s utilized over the course of his #business career, the story behind his purchase of the Atlanta Falcons, what he’s talking to his players about in 2020 and the difficult decision to fire Head Coach Dan Quinn and GM Thomas Dimitroff this season. Blank also discusses the effort for more diversity in NFL front offices and coaching ranks, the huge success his MLS franchise has been in Atlanta and he shares some of his all-time favorite Home Depot products.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on #iTunes, #Spotify, #AmazonMusic or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.
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    Happy Thanksgiving from our team at Sports Business Radio!
    #ArthurBlank #RiseUPATL #NFL #AtlantaFalcons #HomeDepot #MLS #AtlantaUnitedFC #football #soccer #GOODCOMPANY #Business #SportsBusiness #SportsBusinessRadio #BrianBerger
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    • 42 min
    Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo - Abby Wambach, Julie Uhrman & Dawn Callahan

    Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo - Abby Wambach, Julie Uhrman & Dawn Callahan

    The Sports Business Radio Virtual Road Show presented by Boingo features an in-depth conversation with soccer legend and Angel City FC Founding Investor Abby Wambach (@AbbyWambach) and Angel City FC (@WeAreAngelCity) President Julie Uhrman (@JUhrman). Dawn Callahan, Chief Marketing Officer for Boingo (@Boingo), joins portions of the conversation as well.
    Wambach and Uhrman discuss how Angel City FC was born, the incredible Founding Investors who have joined this movement (Natalie Portman, Billie Jean King, Candace Parker, Mia Hamm, Julie Foundy, Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Chastain) and how Angel City FC plans on changing the blueprint for how pro sports franchises operate in the future - on and off the pitch.
    This conversations also focuses on what needs to happen in order to continue to grow women’s sports, the uphill battle that female athletes face as compared to male athletes and how only 1% of sponsorship dollars and 4% of media coverage are currently going to women’s sports.
    Abby Wambach discusses valuable lessons we can all apply to sports and business from her two best-selling books FORWARD and WOLFPACK.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or wherever you get your podcasts.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio
    This special Road Show edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Boingo (@Boingo). Now more than ever, staying connected is what matters most. Email SBRadio@Boingo.com to find out more about how Boingo can help your venue stay connected. Visit www.boingo.com.
    #soccer #AngelCityFC #womeinsports #entrepreneur #NWSL #LosAngeles #sports #business #tech #girlboss #AbbyWambach #USWNT #Wolfpack #JulieUhrman #NataliePortman #Boingo #SportsBusiness #SportsBusinessRadio #BrianBerger 
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    • 54 min
    Nigel Travis - Dunkin' Brand Chairman of the Board, Leyton Orient FC Co-Owner

    Nigel Travis - Dunkin' Brand Chairman of the Board, Leyton Orient FC Co-Owner

    PODCAST: Nigel Travis (@NigelTravis), Chairman of the Board of Dunkin’ Brands (@dunkindonuts) and Chairman and Co-Owner of Leyton Orient FC (@LeytonOrientFC), joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation this week. Travis, who is also a Board Consultant for Papa John’s and has served in senior roles for Blockbuster and Burger King, discusses the recipe for building successful global brands and how brands can best pivot coming out of the current pandemic. He also discusses being a lifelong Leyton Orient FC fan and how he is bringing his business acumen and leadership to the English Futbol Club as its Chairman and Co-Owner. Nigel Travis explains the salary cap in UK futbol as well.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or by clicking on the link in our bio.
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    • 43 min
    Mike Hackman - President, Sports Strategies & Solutions, Former Nike Executive

    Mike Hackman - President, Sports Strategies & Solutions, Former Nike Executive

    Mike Hackman, President of Sports Strategies & Solutions and former longtime Nike and Jordan Brand executive discusses working for over two decades in sports marketing at Nike, the company’s approach to working with athletes and how Nike’s focus on sports marketing is changing. Hackman shares memorable stories about Nike and Jordan Brand events he ran, including Michael Jordan’s “Flight School”. Hackman recalls a meeting between Michael Jordan and late pop music icon Michael Jackson at the camp for adults that came with a price tag of $15,000 per camper.
    Sports Business Radio Co-Founder Keith Forman stops by to discuss the end to the MLB season, a title for the Los Angeles Dodgers and a post-game following the Dodgers Game 6 World Series win that had lots of drama and left us with many questions.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Mizzen and Main. Mizzen and Main makes wrinkle-free dress shirts, dress pants & tops that are comfortable and breathable. Its like dress clothing disguised as athletic apparel. No dry cleaning needed. Try their new boxers and COVID masks as well. Mizzen and Main is the Official men’s apparel partner of Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger. Head to www.mizzenandmain.com & use promo code SBR to save at checkout.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or at SportsBusinessRadio.com. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.
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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Bubba Watson - Pro Golfer, 2-Time Masters Champion

    Bubba Watson - Pro Golfer, 2-Time Masters Champion

    Bubba Watson (@BubbaWatson), Pro Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Watson discusses his business portfolio, which includes partnerships with cbdMD, PING and Oakley as well as the businesses he owns, which includes a stake in the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Minnesota Twins minor league baseball affiliate), Bubba’s Sweet Spot and the Pensacola Golf Center by Bubba Watson.
    Watson also discusses how he has worked with cbdMD to battle anxiety and sleep issues.
    With The Masters being played in November for the first time ever, Bubba Watson tells us how he’s preparing for the major tournament he has won twice and how Augusta National may play differently in November.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on #iTunes, #Spotify, #Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by cbdMD, the Official CBD Partner of Sports Business Radio. From Sleep PM to CBD Freeze, Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger has seen a huge improvement in his overall quality of sleep and recovery since he started using cbdMD. Use the promo code SBR at checkout and save 25% off your next cbdMD purchase.
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    • 31 min
    Danita Johson - President & COO WNBA’s LA Sparks

    Danita Johson - President & COO WNBA’s LA Sparks

    Danita Johnson (@DanitaJohnson), President & COO of the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks joins us this week on Sports Business Radio. Johnson discusses the growth opportunities that exist in women’s sports, how she is navigating the pandemic, what the “new normal” may look like, an uptick in TV ratings for the WNBA in 2020 and the “Change Has No Offseason” social justice campaign the Sparks are leading the way on.
    In our sports business headlines segment, Brian Berger and Bryan Griggs examine the polar opposite team payrolls for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays as they get set to meet each other in this year’s World Series. We also tell you about how the sports world is getting out to VOTE as election day approaches on November 3rd.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Mizzen and Main. Make sure to check out their new line of Fall dress shirts, tops, pants and even boxers. Mizzen and Main makes dress clothing disguised as athletic apparel. No dry cleaning needed. Head to www.mizzenandmain.com & use promo code SBR to save at checkout.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on #iTunes, #Spotify, #Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    #WNBA #WomensSports #GirlBoss #CEO #Basketball #LASparks #DanitaJohnson #SportsBusinessRadio #BrianBerger
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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

IanFitz78) ,

Excellent podcast and content

Great pod for anyone in or wanting to get into the sports business. Covers a range of topics with great guests. Go back into the older pods and listen to those as well, some never date!

Josh vk ,

A must listen!

Each guest has their own unique story which ensures an engaged audience. Love every episode

Jets ,

Great Show

Really enjoy the show. Work in the Sports Marketing Industry in Australia and it is good to get some insights in to what goes on in the US.

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