Closing Shot: Goodell Gets The Votes

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Giants co-owner John Mara reflect on the behind-the-scenes moves 15 years ago that put Roger Goodell in the NFL commissioner’s seat.

By Ben Fischer
Roger Goodell, flanked by Paul Tagliabue, addresses the media after owners selected him to be the next NFL commissioner in 2006. getty images When NFL owners convened 15 years ago this week at a Northbrook, Ill., hotel to elect a new commissioner to replace the retiring Paul Tagliabue, t...

SBJ I Factor: Miheer Walavalkar

Today’s episode features Miheer Walavalkar, co-founder and CEO of LiveLike, talking with SBJ’s Abe Madkour about growing up in India, his non-traditional path into the sports industry, building a company based on the communal sports experience, and his friendship with legendary NBA Commissioner David Stern. Walavalkar was a member of SBJ’s Forty Under 40 class of 2018.

SBJ Morning Buzzcast: November 16, 2021

Meet the Mets new GM, Endeavor beat the Street in Q3 and Guaranteed Rate expands its sports sponsorship portfolio.

SBJ Spotlight: November 10, 2021

This episode looks at the hottest news in the industry, including how sports deal are helping crypto enter the mainstream; the NFL’s social push and the buy-in from players; why so many networks are bidding for next Premier League rights deal; and Angel City FC’s hot start on the business front.

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