Front Office Sports covers the influence of sports on business and culture each day. Media rights deals are reaching unprecedented dollar figures, stadium projects are altering entire cityscapes, and new technologies are constantly evolving consumer trends – there’s a lot to unpack.
In The Newsroom, FOS writers provide an in-depth breakdown of key stories they are tracking with behind-the-scenes context gleaned from FOS's original reporting.
Through these conversations, FOS dissects the forces shaping sports as we know it – and their ripple effects across the rest of society.
Athlete Investors with Mark Patricof | Ep. 13
Mark Patricof has been on the early end of several major trends including athlete investors. His firm works with around 200 athletes, including Venus Williams, Dwayne Wade, Aaron Rodgers, JJ Watt, Dak Prescott, and more. Patricof joins The Newsroom to discuss the complicated and often misunderstood world of athlete investments, and the unique approach taken by his firm.
Beer, Rainbow Flags, and Corruption: Checking in on the 2022 World Cup | Ep. 12
The group stage isn’t even over, but this World Cup has already been full of fascinating stories on and off the field. Doug Greenberg joins Owen Poindexter to break down the drama and the intrigue from this year’s controversial tournament.
The NFL is Going Global | Ep. 11
The NFL is the biggest league in the U.S. and just like many Americans on Thanksgiving, it’s hungry for more.
Senior writer Michael McCarthy joins Owen Poindexter on The Newsroom for the latest on Sunday Ticket negotiations, the NFL’s plans to stomp on the NBA’s territory, and where they might launch permanent international teams.
Major League Cricket is Coming to the United States | Ep. 10
Cricket has been huge on an international level for over a century, but it has yet to break ground in the United States... until now. Pro Analyst Ronen Ainbinder joins Owen Poindexter to provide the lastest on the upcoming cricket league, including Major League Cricket's plan to grow an audience in America, and how they might already have the groundwork to do so.
Find out all that and more in this week's episode of The Newsroom, presented by NetSuite.
The Washington Commanders are Up for Sale | Ep. 9
The Washington Commanders are in the process of being sold and the price is likely to break records.
Senior Reporter A.J. Perez joins Owen Poindexter to provide the lastest on the allegations against the team and their controversial owner, who could be buying, and just how high the price tag could get.
What's Gone Wrong in Qatar? | Ep. 8
The World Cup has been filled with controversy and the tournament hasn’t even begun. Senior Reporter A.J. Perez and Writer Doug Greenberg join Owen Poindexter to break down why host country Qatar and tournament organizer FIFA have come under scrutiny, and what hope there is for improvements in the future.
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