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Larry Lucchino on building baseball into a ‘community asset’

19 Oct 2018

Larry Lucchino led the San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles and, finally, the Boston Red Sox as president and CEO. But while he can boast four World Series Championship titles to his name as an executive, the baseball legend tells sports business expert Rick Horrow that building franchises “worthy” of their fans and creating a “community asset” out of stadiums and teams were equally important goals throughout his career.

This week in sports: Federer seizes on unique sponsorship

08 Oct 2018

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Managing a team like a business

05 Oct 2018

For Joe Maddon, managing the Chicago Cubs means acting like a CEO. The long-time baseball veteran talks about his leadership style and why advocating for his players is a top priority. Plus, sports business expert Rick Horrow offers his take on MLB playoff ratings and the future of baseball.

This week in sports: Seattle – good to the last puck?

02 Oct 2018

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Life after the bell rings

28 Sep 2018

Former middleweight champion Andre Ward discusses the difficulty boxers have transitioning from the fight game to the world of business and entertainment.

This week in sports: Brewing up a good MLB post-season

21 Sep 2018

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Angela Stanford plays the long game

21 Sep 2018

A pro for 18 years, golfer Angela Stanford understands the pressure of the game better than most. She’s golfed her way to six LPGA tour wins, including her first major title this week, and honed her business acumen for a life beyond the links. Plus, sport business expert Rick Horrow explains how changes to the PGA tour could impact pros and fans alike.

This week in sports: Can the NFL cash in on gambling?

14 Sep 2018

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The NFL's new playbook

12 Sep 2018

Beyond controversy and CTE, National Football League team executives must navigate a treacherous set of new market conditions. Indianapolis Colts' COO Pete Ward talked about some of the challenges and what the league must do to stay on top.

The other side of Nick Saban

07 Sep 2018

The Alabama coach talks about growing up in West Virginia and how playing  football prepared him for life.

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