*This piece first appeared in the Front Office Sports Newsletter. Subscribe today and get the news before anyone else. Get ready for MLB jerseys to have sponsor patches. According to SBJ’s Terry Lefton, MLB executives say that the move is “inevitable” and that they “will get there” eventually. It’s nothing new for the league… The league has had patches on uniforms during international events in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and most recently in the 2019 Japan and London events. According to MLB International Senior Vice […]
Mike Greenberg, who many sports fans will remember as the co-host of ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike”, has hosted ESPN’s “Get Up!” since the show’s beginning in early 2018. The show has seen success in its first year and recently became a key part of ESPN’s coverage of yet another exciting NBA free agency period. Greenberg recently sat down Front Office Sports’ Michael McCarthy to discuss the initial success of “Get Up!”, covering NBA free agency, and lessons from nearly […]
(Sports Tech Tokyo is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) As humanity’s collective knowledge of the human body continues to evolve, consumers are understanding more and more the importance of a healthy brain in order to become a better athlete. Because of this, they are willing to purchase products that can improve their neurological health right in the comfort of their homes. Mark Mastalir is the Co-CEO and Chief Marketing Officer of Halo Neuroscience: a neurotechnology company focused on human […]
In a Front Office Sports exclusive, Editor Ian Thomas sits down with incoming WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert ahead of taking over the role in full next week. Highlights of the interview, edited for clarity, appear below. On what brought her to the WNBA from Deloitte (0:19):“Part of it was I grew up in a basketball family. My father was actually drafted by the Detroit Pistons back in the 1950s and had five brothers who played basketball, my sisters as well. […]
Subscribe: iTunes | SoundCloud As personal branding continues to create opportunities for professional athletes, leagues are creating programs to help players improve their social presence with greater resources and education. Jordan Dolbin is leading one such program at the National Football League. A graduate of Baker University and the University of Minnesota, Dolbin is now the manager of social content with the NFL. Dolbin joined the NFL in 2015 after a number of internships within sports and a stint as a teaching assistant […]
An NBA Reporter at Yahoo, Seerat Sohi joins Social on the Sidelines to discuss her journey into NBA content, her start in sports, and more.
A strong sense of curiosity has led Ty Rodgers to work with some of the biggest names in sports like Michigan football, Duke basketball and Cam Newton.
Twitter’s Will Exline joins the pod to discuss his favorite team accounts on Twitter, areas of improvement for sports commentary on the platform and more.