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Josh Carpenter

Josh Carpenter

Josh Carpenter is an Assistant Managing Editor at Sports Business Journal and has been with the publication since September of 2012. Prior, Josh worked for Lake Norman Publications and covered Charlotte 49ers athletics for Away from the office, Josh loves playing golf and spending time with his wife Amy. He is an avid supporter of the Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers and Tennessee Volunteers.

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2022 Sports Business Awards

Weekly / Monday, May 16, 2022
Learn more about the 96 nominees for Sports Business Awards in 15 categories, in addition to Sports Business Journal’s 2022 recipient of the Celebration of Service Award, America SCORES. The winners will be revealed during an awards presentation on May 18 at the New York Marriott Marquis, representing...

PXG College Showcase looks to grow profile of budding golf stars

Daily / Wednesday, December 15, 2021
A second-year made-for-TV golf event hopes to raise exposure for collegiate players who are attempting to make their way to the LPGA or PGA Tour. The PXG College Golf Showcase airs tonight from 7:00-9:00pm ET on Golf Channel, pitting six players and two celebrities against one another for a...

Fox has record viewership for Michigan's upset of Ohio State

Daily / Thursday, December 2, 2021
Fox on Saturday averaged 15.89 million viewers for Michigan's upset win over Ohio State, marking the most-watched regular season game ever on the network. It also was the most-watched college football game on any network since LSU's high-scoring win over Alabama in '19, which drew 16.58 million...

Sportfive to aid America's Cup team Stars+Stripes

Morning Buzz / Thursday, December 2, 2021
U.S. Sailing's Stars+Stripes team has selected marketing firm Sportfive as its agency for global sponsorships ahead of the 37th America's Cup. Sportfive's golf team will manage the relationship with Stars+Stripes and will have assistance from its global sales team in building Stars+Stripes' sponsorship roster. Sportfive President of Global Golf...

NFL viewership up 11% through Week 6 games

Closing Bell / Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The NFL said this afternoon it is seeing an 11% viewership increase over last season through Week 6, with games averaging 16.6 million viewers when combining TV and digital. Overall, NFL games account for the top 33 shows on TV since the beginning of the season. Three teams --...

ESPN has big plans for Yankees-Red Sox Wild Card

Closing Bell / Tuesday, October 5, 2021
The Yankees and Red Sox meet tonight at Fenway Park with a trip to the Division Series on the line, and it may be the biggest game in the history of MLB on ESPN, according to the network’s lead producer for the game. Mark Gross , ESPN’s Senior...

Presidents Cup in Charlotte trending well one year out

Daily / Wednesday, September 29, 2021
CHARLOTTE – Presidents Cup Exec Dir Adam Sperling is aiming to put a positive spin on the event being delayed a year due to COVID-19, saying the tournament at Charlotte’s Quail Hollow Club next September will now only be bigger and better. “Probably even more polished,” Sperling...

76ers go with Ticketmaster after StubHub deal ends

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, August 18, 2021
The 76ers this morning will announce a deal that makes Ticketmaster their official ticketing partner. Financial details were not available for the deal, which the 76ers are calling a long-term partnership. The partnership also covers the 76ers' NBA G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats. Ticketmaster will have a...

76ers see strong RSN ratings for series clincher

Closing Bell / Thursday, June 3, 2021
NBC Sports Philadelphia saw its highest-rated 76ers game in nearly 20 years last night as the team closed out the Wizards in five games. The clinching Game 5 had nearly 380,000 viewers on TV and streaming platforms, and registered an 8.6 TV rating in the Philadelphia market, the highest-rated...

SeatGeek sees NFL demand surge upon schedule release

Morning Buzz / Thursday, May 13, 2021
SeatGeek is seeing NFL ticket demand at an all-time high following yesterday's schedule release, as interest on the site as of last night had tripled over the numbers seen in '20. Top-selling teams as of 9:30pm ET last night (in order) were the Buccaneers, Raiders, Cowboys, Patriots and Chargers....