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The Business Case for a Dodgers-Padres Series in South Korea is Strong. Here’s Why.

Dodgers-Padres Series

In a potential boost for international baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres, renowned for their rivalry, are expected to inaugurate the 2024 regular season in South Korea, marking a first for Major League Baseball playing any of its games in the country. Though nothing is confirmed just yet, the Dodgers-Padres…

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Breaking New Ground: MLB Eyes Global Expansion with Historic Opening Day in South Korea

The 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) season is set to make history with its inaugural game between the Dodgers and Padres taking place in South Korea. This move is part of MLB’s continued efforts to broaden its international appeal, following in the footsteps of other North American sports leagues such as the NBA, NFL,…

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Are the Oakland A’s Making a Move to Las Vegas?

Although Major League Baseball’s Athletics have been on the move before, since 1968, Oakland, California, was the home turf of the A’s. If the rumors are true, and this story seems to be getting more factual by the moment, the A’s could soon be playing baseball in the desert after team president Dave Kaval…

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MLB Drug Testing Concerns & Safety Issues This Offseason?

Unless you are an Astros fan, this offseason is another waiting period for fans to look ahead at the start of the next MLB season, where each team will have a new opportunity to prove its worth. Alongside typical pressures on MLB teams, like being urged to bolster their rosters, this offseason the MLB is…

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Dallas Radio Legend Mike Rhyner on the Future of Major League Baseball

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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Diving Into Data
Elevating Accuracy and Precision in Sports with Advanced Tech

Data drives decisions of the worlds largest companies but in a world with constant data, how do you make sense of it? Host TC Riley, puts the world under the lens of data and analytics and explores current news, B2B trends, and popular topics.   Data revolutionized the way sports are played and watched, and new…

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DraftKings Expands its Pro Sports Market Share with New Partnerships

Sports fans have been satiating their craving for the stadium by participating in online sports betting and fantasy sports as the pandemic prevents large gatherings. Virtual sports events are only expected to continue rising in popularity, and DraftKings is betting on it. The company’s new public partnerships with ESPN & the New York Giants…

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embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Inflation Reduction Act Can Impact Company Investments
June 19, 2024

Recent months have shown that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a hot topic in the energy industry, sparking extensive discussions about its implications and opportunities. As businesses and organizations seek to join the renewable energy movement, understanding the nuances of the IRA is crucial.  A recent study highlighted that renewable energy investments are…

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Business Casual: NFL and EA Extend Madden Video Game Contract Through 2026
June 1, 2020

Selling more than 130 million copies since it started in 1989, thus, making it one of two video sports games ever to sell more than 100 million copies, the Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming world for at least the next six years. Recently approving an extension of their…

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B2B News Update: A Decade of Rent, and a Major Sports Acquisition
December 17, 2019

With just two weeks left in the decade, the data is in on just about every business category. Rent Café tallied the numbers on residential construction and found that 2.4 million units were delivered in the 2010s, the biggest boom since the 1980s. However, the report noted that the average newly-built apartment size decreased…

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Diving Into Data: Did Major League Baseball Swap the Baseballs for the Postseason?
October 16, 2019

Did Major League Baseball switch out the baseballs being used between the regular season and postseason? A number of baseball fans, stats enthusiasts, and even the St. Louis Cardinals believe the answer to that question is yes. Data guru TC Riley examined the evidence and found a compelling case to be made that a…

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MLB in London: Will Baseball Hit a Home Run Across the Pond?
June 27, 2019

In a rivalry that dates back more than a century it is hard to find something unprecedented between two teams. However, that will be the case this weekend when the Boston Red Sox host the New York Yankees, not in historic Fenway Park, but in London, England. For the first time, regular season Major…

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The Buck Stops Here: The MLB Park Where You Do Not Need Your Wallet
February 18, 2019

Imagine leaving your house to go to the big game and all you need are your keys and your phone. There is no need to stop by the bank to get cash, or worse, get to the stadium and be forced to pay the six dollar “convenience” fee on top of the amount you are…

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Why Sports Broadcasts Are Changing, And What They Will Look Like in 2019
January 2, 2019

Sitting in front of the TV simply watching the game has become blasé for sports fans today. Viewers have become accustomed to having some sort of interaction with what is currently on the TV, often through a second screen, like a smartphone or tablet. The comments, memes, highlights and replays are not enough. Programs on…

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