Donald Dell is one of the most impactful agents in the history of sport. As the founder of ProServ, his list of notable clients includes Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Patrick Ewing, and of course, Michael Jordan. He negotiated some of the largest and most important apparel deals ever, including Michael Jordan’s first deal with Nike, […]
In: December, 2020
Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, joins AJ Maestas on today’s episode of Navigating Sports Business podcast. They discuss operating during COVID-19, the path to becoming commissioner, the future of collegiate athletics, and some great book recommendations. Details 00:00 – Commissioner Sankey’s background 3:50 – Handling COVID in the SEC 17:20 – Book Recommendations […]
Our CFP prediction model is built to predict the top 4 because as of now, that’s all that matters. It was 24-for-24 entering this year, and after we made some assumptions to adjust it for 2020, we ended up getting the top 4 right again. The reason we’re able to maintain this accuracy is that […]
We are excited to announce the launch of our new podcast with AJ Maestas, Navigating Sports Business! Gain exclusive insight into the professional and personal worlds of high-level executives in sports and entertainment as we host top decision-makers in the industry to discuss emerging topics, their business, careers, and personal life stories. From collegiate conference […]
We are honored to be a part of the Front Office Sports Best Employers in Sports Class of 2020! As unprecedented as this year has been, we are grateful to have received this recognition for the second year in a row and be amongst the top 5% of companies. As we continue to […]
See why we say USC is out of the running, despite some experts still thinking they have a shot. Check out our article with ADU.
We’re proud to have partnered with Georgia Tech to make this game-changing deal a reality. Read more about the deal in the SBJ.
WHAT HAPPENED TO OKLAHOMA AND IOWA STATE?! Read our article in ADU to find out more.
One truth that has become evident in today’s environment is that we all can and should be doing more as an industry. When done right, cause marketing is a great way for brands to carry out their commitment to positively affecting society while deeply and genuinely connecting with all of their most important stakeholders. We […]
ABOUT NAVIGATE’S CFP MODEL Several years ago, we built a College Football Playoff (CFP) prediction model using Elo scores. If Elo sounds familiar, it is most commonly seen in sports via FiveThirtyEight.com. When initially building our model, we used the poll results from the pre-CFP era to give us a more robust sample of how […]