SBJ First Look

SBJ First Look

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Every Monday, Bill King brings you Sports Business Journal’s First Look podcast. King takes a deep dive into the top stories in the current issue of SBJ, with reporters providing details and context to what you’re reading that week.


July 13, 2020
Jul 13 • 40 min
Bill King is joined by David Broughton and Bret McCormick to discuss sports revenue during the coronavirus pandemic including losses, insurance coverage, and PPP loans. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following this week in…
June 29, 2020
Jun 29 • 34 min
Michael Smith joins Bill King to discuss how college athletic departments are preparing for a football season impacted by coronavirus, and then they examine concerns around youth sports during the pandemic.
June 22, 2020
Jun 22 • 25 min
Terry Lefton joins Bills King to talk about what sports sponsorships will look like and how much they’ll cost when sports return. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s watching in sports business this week.
June 15, 2020
Jun 15 • 29 min
Chris Smith and Bill King discuss the soaring, pre-pandemic values of sports franchises and the potential fallout. Then Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following this week in sports business.
June 8, 2020
Jun 8 • 23 min
Ben Fischer and Bill King discuss how the sports world has responded to the recent social protests.
June 1, 2020
Jun 1 • 25 min
Bill King speakers with John Ourand and Austin Karp about sports media and viewership during the pandemic. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following this week in sports business.
May 25, 2020
May 25 • 52 min
May 18, 2020
May 18 • 26 min
Bill King and Karn Dhingra discuss cashless technology and venues in a post-coronavirus world. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following this week in sports business.
May 11, 2020
May 11 • 25 min
Bill King is joined by John Lombardo in this week’s First Look. They discuss the PGA Tour’s return without spectators, which typically drove sizable revenue from ticket and hospitality sales. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s…
May 4, 2020
May 4 • 34 min
In this week’s First Look, Bill King speaks with Adam Stern about NASCAR’s success in televised esports. After that, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following this week in sports business.
April 27, 2020
Apr 27 • 29 min
Bill King chats with Chris Smith about ESPN’s “The Last Dance” and the rising popularity of sports documentaries. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following this week in sports business.
April 20, 2020
Apr 20 • 16 min
In this week’s SBJ First Look, John Ourand discusses whether the XFL’s demise was a business or coronavirus decision with Ben Fischer and Terry Lefton. Then, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about the stories he’s following in sports business this week.
April 13, 2020
Apr 14 • 31 min
Writers John Lombardo and Ben Fischer join Bill King in the virtual studio to discuss all things pandemic including the NBA and UFC, how the sports industry is adjusting, and when the games will resume. Finally, Abe Madkour stops by to talk about what…