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#162 The $250 Million Business Behind The French Open, Monty Williams Record New Contract, Shannon Sharpe's FS1 Dismissal, and Minnesota's $277 Million Tax Savings
Today's episode starts by breaking down the $250 million business behind the French Open, including its history, TV ratings, prize money, and more. Joe then walks through Monty Williams new $78.5 million with the Detroit Pistons, Shannon Sharpe's decision to leave FS1 (and Skip Bayless), and Minnesota's plan to save taxpayers $277 million on US Bank Stadium. Listen, subscribe, share, and enjoy!
0:00: Intro1:53: French Open12:51: Monty Williams19:14: Shannon Sharpe31:58: US Bank Stadium
#161 NBA Finals Preview, Bob Myers Departure, Lionel Messi's MLS/Barcelona Deal, And Mark Zuckerberg's Murph Workout Time
Today's episode starts by breaking down the 2023 NBA Finals matchup between the Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets. Joe then discusses the financial impact behind Bob Myer's decision to leave the Golden State Warriors, the unique deal that might eventually bring Lionel Messi to MLS, and why Mark Zuckerberg's Murph workout time might be believable. Enjoy!
0:00: Intro1:22: NBA Finals Preview12:12: Bob Myers departure17:45: Lionel Messi's MLS future25:30: Mark Zuckerberg's Murch time
#160 How Conor McGregor Made $600M+ From A Sport Notorious For Low Pay + An Exclusive Interview With Paradigm Sports Management Founder Audie Attar
The first part of today's episode breaks down how Conor McGregor conquered the UFC, making $600 million from a sport that is notorious for its low pay. Then the second part of this episode is an exclusive interview with Audie Attar. Audie is the Founder and President of Paradigm Sports Management, where he helps McGregor (and several other athletes) negotiate contracts, launch businesses, and close sponsorship deals. Enjoy!TIMESTAMPS:
0:00: Intro1:16: The business behind Conor McGregor18:11: Exclusive Interview with Audie Attar
#159 Luton Town’s $200 Million Promotion, Indy 500/Monaco GP Recaps, Colorado’s Lucrative Spring Game, And Oakland’s Stadium Renderings In Las Vegas
Today's podcast breaks down four topics: 1) The $200 million-plus financials behind Luton Town's promotion to the Premier League, 2) A (business) recap of the Indianapolis 500 and Monaco GP, 3) How Colorado made $200,000 in profit at this year's Spring Game, and 4) The new details behind the Oakland A's new stadium in Las Vegas. Enjoy!
0:00: Intro1:22: Luton Town's $200M promotion21:36: Indy 500/Monaco GP recaps36:21: Colorado's lucrative Spring Game41:30 The A's new ballpark in Las Vegas
#158 Goodell's Contract Extension, Tom Brady's Stake In The Las Vegas Raiders, And More NFL Inside Takes With Andrew Brandt
Andrew Brandt is the former Vice President of the Green Bay Packers and one of the sharpest minds in sports business today. We discuss Roger Goodell's upcoming contract extension, Tom Brady's ownership stake in the Las Vegas Raiders, Amazon's request to flex Thursday Night Football, Green Bay's bid to host the 2025 NFL Draft, and more. Enjoy!
Ps. I'm a member of Andrew's Sports Business League (SBL) membership group, and he consistently provides some of the best insights in the industry. You can sign up here: https://www.andrew-brandt.com/sbl
Host Joe Pompliano breaks down the most interesting topics in sports business. From athlete investments to media rights deals, you'll leave each episode more informed about the business and money behind sports. Join hundreds of thousands of others and start listening today!