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Being Fans First Created a Team Bigger Than Baseball

  The classic line from Field of Dreams is, if you build it, they will come. In Savannah, Georgia, a more appropriate baseball saying might be, if you make it fun, they Read more

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US Inflation Expectations Extend Retreat, Buoy Consumers’ Mood
January 30, 2023

(Bloomberg) — US short- and long-term inflation expectations improved at the end of January, helping to once again boost consumer sentiment. Respondents said they expect prices to advance 3.9% over the next year, the lowest since April 2021, the University of Michigan’s final survey reading showed Friday. The sentiment index climbed to 64.9 from earlier […]

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insight
January 30, 2023

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more […]

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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks
January 29, 2023

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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Being Fans First Created a Team Bigger Than Baseball
January 17, 2023

The classic line from Field of Dreams is, if you build it, they will come. In Savannah, Georgia, a more appropriate baseball saying might be, if you make it fun, they will come. Jesse Cole, Owner of the Savannah Bananas, is truly in a league of his own. Cole is a trailblazer and an […]

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Dallas Radio Legend Mike Rhyner on the Future of Major League Baseball
March 14, 2022

The arrival of spring means different things to different people. For some, it means emerging from a blanket of snow and ice. For others, it means spring break and vacations to exciting destinations. But for many, spring’s return means baseball.  However, the yearly excitement felt by the masses who eagerly await the return of America’s […]

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Ohtani’s Baseball Skills Help His Sponsors Outperform the Market
July 4, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenomenon. Before his move to the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels star was known as the “dual wielder” in his native Japan for his rare ability to hit home runs about as well as he pitches. Now, as the U.S. takes note of his prodigious ability, some […]

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What Can the Major Broadcasters Learn from eSports?
July 20, 2020

Sports in America are finally resuming and Major League Baseball hopes to hit a grand slam with its return this week. But the games will have a different feeling than normal. But is this secretly a positive? It has long been said that the greatest innovation happens during moments of crisis, so will sports be […]

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Reinventing the Experience of Baseball: Salary Capped
June 29, 2020

Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and inventors that are powering sports into the future. For many families, the summer, and especially Independence Day weekend means, loading up the family in the minivan and heading to the ballpark to […]

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Retail From Out of Left Field: Retail Legends
March 24, 2020

Designed for retail leaders and retail lovers alike, the RETAIL Legends podcast is designed to provoke thoughts, challenge ideas, encourage growth and, most importantly, offer leadership and insight to help retailers be both prepared and proactive to retail’s always evolving and constantly demanding needs. For a good chunk of Americans, the slow trudge out […]

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Kobe Bryant, Super Bowl LIV, and Major League Baseball’s Sign-Stealing Scandal: Salary Capped
February 3, 2020

Welcome to the premier episode of Salary Capped by MarketScale. This podcast takes a look at the business side of sports. At the tip-off, host Tyler Kern paid his respects to Kobe Bryant, the basketball star who lost his life in a tragic accident on January 26, 2020. The legendary Los Angeles Laker’s death […]

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The Ramifications of the Houston Astros Cheating Scandal with John Allgood
January 23, 2020

MarketScale’s Tyler Kern was joined by the Academic Director of the Executive MS in Sports Business program at Temple University, John Allgood, to discuss the fallout of the Houston Astros’ recent cheating scandal in the world of sports business. Allgood has more than a decade of experience in professional baseball, most of it at the […]

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UPDATE: Reverchon Ballpark in Dallas Gets Another Second Chance
January 6, 2020

Reverchon Park in Dallas has been a local sports staple for 100 years, and the famous ballpark has certainly seen its share of high and low points over the years. The park has been a staple in the community since its inception. *see MarketScale’s previous Reverchon Park coverage here. The legendary field has been […]

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