Salary Capped

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.

Season 2

The Shifting Sports Paradigm: NIL and Emerging Technology

  Before the 2021 NFL Draft, I sat down with former NFL player and current financial advisor, Adewale Ogunleye, on how the soon to be drafted players need to prepare for their windfalls responsibly. Since then, the college football landscape has been rocked with the passage of new NIL rules that allow college athletes to […]

Educating Athletes On How To Master New NIL Rules

  The new NIL rules are shaking up the landscape of college sports and student athletes are going to need all the education they can get on how to properly take full advantage of the new regulations. Accelerate Sports Ventures is making it their goal to teach brand building, marketing, entrepreneurship and business principles to […]

Meet the Company Behind the NFL’s Next Gen Stats

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   It is almost fall. This means action-packed Monday and Th ursday nights and Sundays in the National Football […]

How Leigh Steinberg Created the Model for Modern Agents

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   The agent is a central part of the modern professional sports ecosystem. However, that wasn’t always the case. […]

A Look at the Future of Monetizing Fan Engagement

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   On this episode of Salary Capped, Host Tyler Kern talked with Juliana Villalba, CEO of Rebus, a fan […]

Are Digital Tickets Here to Stay as Live Events Return?

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   We’re over a year into the transition from physical to digital tickets in sports entertainment venues – but […]

The Monumental Challenge of Rebranding a Sports Team

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   In July of 2020, the Washington football team ditched their previous name under intense social and economic pressures. […]

Why Coaches are Trading Sensors for Video & AI

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   With athletes just wrapping up the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, and team places firmly cemented to compete […]

Will the Euro Soccer Health Scare Change Player Safety Protocol?

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   In the 43rd minute of Denmark’s opening game against Finland in the Euros, star player Christian Eriksen collapsed […]

What Can We Learn from the First Active Esports League?

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   eSports has been growing in popularity, but a new concept takes it to a new level—combining physical activity […]

Looking the Part: How One Ex-Player Dresses the NFL’s Future Stars for the Draft

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   Adonis Jennings used to pound the gridiron in the XFL. Now the former football player is a clothier for Harper […]

Breaking the Stigma of Athletes Mishandling Money

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   Professional athletes and entertainers receive large paydays during their careers. However, many lack the knowledge or have the right people […]

Connecting Fans and Athletes Through Music

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   Many of us have seen our favorite athletes warm up before a game — and wondered what they are listening […]

Helping Soccer Players Reach Optimal Performance with Data-Powered Training

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   How have social media and new digital platforms contributed to the growth of soccer in the U.S.? This week on […]

NFL Players Buying into the Future of Esports

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   This week on Salary Capped, host Tyler Kern sits down with the Co-Founder and Chief Athlete Officer of the Ultimate […]

Maximizing the Impact of Super Bowl Commercials

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   The Super Bowl is the biggest day of the year for the advertising world, but how do the brands measure […]

Will Drive-In Events Endure in a Post-COVID World?

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   This summer, Encore Live held Drive-In Nights concerts around that nation. It was a natural pivot for the […]

Season 1

What the CEOs of Fanduel and Draftkings Predict About the Future of Sports Betting

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future. Welcome to Salary Capped. I’m your host, Tyler Kern. Pleasure to have you along today. One of the biggest […]

Making Sports More Active in the Digital Age

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   The world of sports is seeing a major transformation in the role of technology in competition. Will technology […]

Bringing Technology and Live Interaction to MMA

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future.   Mixed martial arts, or MMA, has risen to compete with the established mainstream sports in a fraction of […]

Being Thankful for Sports in an Unusual Year

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future Welcome to a very special Thanksgiving episode of Salary Capped – as always, I’m your host Tyler Kern and […]

Machine Learning is Driving Next Generation of Sports Betting

  Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators who are powering sports into the future. Over the last 30 years, Chris Bevilacqua has established himself as a leader in the sports and media […]

The Technology Stadiums Need Moving Forward

Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators who are powering sports into the future. An increased level of communication is one of the key factors sports franchises are utilizing to get fans back […]

How AI Driven Ticket Pricing is Increasing Attendance and Revenue

On this episode of Salary Capped, host Tyler Kern was joined by Robert Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of Event Dynamic, for a discussion on how the start-up is working with teams to eliminate the manual process of ticket pricing with AI and better forecast what fans would be willing to spend on an event. Sports […]

How SoFi Stadium’s Design Evolved to Meet Community Needs

  Salary Capped host, Tyler Kern, was joined by Kush Parekh, Associate Principal, at Studio-MLA, for a discussion on sports stadium design trends and their impacts on communities. Sports stadiums in the past were typically designed with the stadium surrounded by massive parking lots to facilitate the flow of spectators to and from the event. […]

How Data is Changing the Future of College Football Recruiting

Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators who are powering sports into the future. Recruiting in college sports has become a big business, particularly since the turn of the millennium, but it is poised to possibly see its […]

Creating the “Siri” of Fantasy Football

  Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators that are powering sports into the future. It has been an unusual year for the NFL but something that is 100% guaranteed is the fact that sports fans will […]

Coordinating the Return of College Football

  Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators that are powering sports into the future. Later this week, the college football season officially kicks off, although it will look a little different this year with constant monitoring […]

Reducing the Footprint of Sports

Earlier this summer we spoke to the founder of Recipric, Kristen Fulmer, on what will the new sustainability in sports look like as sports implemented a plan to resume play this summer and fall. As you can imagine, policies and advancements have moved at a breakneck pace since then and we wanted to catch up […]

How Will Sports Leagues Measure Success in 2020? Salary Capped

Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators powering sports into the future. Kern sat down with Mike Stocz, assistant professor at the University of Northern Alabama, who specializes in sports marketing, analytics and the intersection of traditional and eSports. There […]

Creating the “Siri” of Fantasy Football: Salary Capped

  Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, host Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and innovators that are powering sports into the future. As of late July, it is up in the air whether or not the NFL football season will begin in September. But […]

What Can the Major Broadcasters Learn from eSports?

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 […]

Salary Capped: Does Limiting Touchpoints Mean Limiting Access within Stadiums?

Now that sports are starting up again around the globe. How do we analyze and limit the number of touch points the athletes have during the course of their visit to the stadium? When we watch a game from our TV’s we can easily forget that a stadium is really an entire village with hundreds […]

Creating a More Mobile Friendly Stadium Experience: Salary Capped

It is Friday! But we have a special edition of Salary Capped. For the last several years, stadiums have been shifting the stadium experience from the traditional ticket stub and concession line experience to a more mobile friendly and contactless experience. The adoption has been slow but through the unfortunate circumstances from COVID, venues are […]

Can Stadiums Automate Social Distancing?

  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 powering sports into the future. The live event world is largely up in the air. Sports are looking to resume this month without fans, and conventions […]

Reinventing the Experience of Baseball: Salary Capped

  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 […]

How Will Stadiums Balance Occupancy, Operations and Experience: Salary Capped

  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. Not Designed For This When an architect sits down to design the next great stadium, they are thinking of […]

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

  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 […]