Articles by tag: Patrick Rishe

Snapdragon Stadium and Record-Setting Expansion Fee Keys to San Diego’s Inclusion as Major League Soccer’s 30th Franchise

Major League Soccer
  As Major League Soccer (MLS) continues to grow and gain popularity in the United States, the recent announcement of San Diego becoming the league's 30th franchise marks a new era in the Read more


Finding your identity
Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham
June 6, 2023

In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]

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Conversations from Shoptalk Europe: Retail Refined meets with Christoffer Sellin from COS
June 6, 2023

Shoptalk Europe 2023 brought the technologies and channels driving the future of retail into a clear perspective. This year’s annual event from May 9-11 in Barcelona allowed Retail Refined’s Melissa Gonzalez to sit down with key stakeholders making a difference in the market. COS (Collection of Style) is a European fashion brand doing innovative things […]

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PGA Tour LIV Golf Merger
Why the Merger of the PGA Tour and LIV Golf is Great for Golf
June 6, 2023

The PGA Tour, LIV Golf, and DP World Tour have announced their merger, putting an end to the conflict that has dominated sports business news for the past 18 months. This merger is expected to bring more financial opportunities, increased accessibility for fans, and a variety of golf events. It is seen as a […]

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Snapdragon Stadium and Record-Setting Expansion Fee Keys to San Diego’s Inclusion as Major League Soccer’s 30th Franchise
May 24, 2023

As Major League Soccer (MLS) continues to grow and gain popularity in the United States, the recent announcement of San Diego becoming the league’s 30th franchise marks a new era in the sport. Patrick Rishe, the host of Suite Talk: The Business Behind Sports, hailed the move as a victory for the vibrant San […]

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Records Were Meant to be Broken: Tennessee Titans to Receive $1.2 Billion in Public Funding for New Stadium
May 3, 2023

Suite Talk: The Business Behind Sports host, Patrick Rishe, recently commented on the Oakland A’s plan for its franchise move to Las Vegas. Part of that deal includes public funding to supplement the new stadium’s estimated $1.5 billion cost. Topping that news comes the announcement that the Tennessee Titans NFL franchise just closed a […]

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Sports Business is Booming in Dallas
April 27, 2023

Big cities love their sports, but one city recently rose to the top of the list. In Sports Business Journal’s March 2023 ranking of the top 50 cities in the U.S. for sports business, Dallas, Texas came in at number one. Dallas has several major sports franchises, from the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, and […]

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Are the Oakland A’s Making a Move to Las Vegas?
April 24, 2023

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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St. Louis CITY SC Expands Pro Soccer
February 22, 2023

Missouri soccer fans have reason to celebrate as St. Louis CITY SC kicks off its expansion year season. And St. Louis is doing it in style with its beautiful, state-of-the-art open-air stadium, CITYPARK. This brand-new facility boasts 22,500 seats, all within 120 feet of the pitch, with the closest seats a mere 15 feet […]

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The XFL Ushers in Spring Football. Can it Also Bring in Attendance and Ratings?
February 21, 2023

The 2023 Super Bowl has come and gone. While that TV ratings bonanza is over, officially marking the end of the 2022-2023 NFL season, plenty of action remains on the gridiron. Spring football is here with the XFL. Eight teams play a ten-week schedule, plus a semifinal and a championship round ending May 13, […]

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Eagles’ Star Quarterback is Predicted to be Signed Long-Term
February 14, 2023

Philadelphia Eagles’ Star Quarterback, Jalen Hurts, came up short in his quest for his first Super Bowl win, but his performance was no less than historic. Could Jalen Hurts’ next contract prove just as historic? In yesterday’s defeat against the Kansas City Chiefs, Hurts scored 20 points himself (three touchdowns and a two-point conversion) […]

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Sports Betting and TV Ratings for Super Bowl LVII
February 11, 2023

What is the relationship between sports betting and TV ratings? The Super Bowl is the largest television and sports event of the year, but it’s also the biggest sports betting event too. Betting on this weekend’s Super Bowl matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs, according to the American Gaming Association, […]

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Secondary Ticket Market Prices Spike with LeBron James on the Verge of History
February 7, 2023

38,387 points. That’s the number of points scored by all-time NBA points leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. And all that separates LeBron James from surpassing that number is 36 points. LeBron’s career average is 27.2 points scored per game. That number puts James on pace to overtake Jabbar’s record on February 9 when the Lakers face […]

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