Val Ackerman – Big East Commissioner – on why the name, image and likeness era is one of the most momentous junctures in NCAA history. When student-athletes are selecting a school to attend, they look for the best personal fit in terms of coaching staff, facilities, playing time, academics, proximity to home, and now NIL […]
Congrats to our clients and good friends at the Milwaukee Bucks on winning the 2021 NBA Championship!
Val Ackerman was the founding President of the WNBA. Now she draws on her years of experience as a professional basketball player, executive, and journalist in her role as Commissioner of the Big East. She joined the Big East in 2013 while the conference was reeling from the departure of 7 member schools. She discusses […]
Congratulations to our partners at the Milwaukee Bucks on signing a new jersey patch partnership with Motorola! We are excited to witness the innovative advancements this partnership will bring to the Milwaukee community, and internationally. Read more here.
Amy Latimer is the President of TD Garden, home to the NHL’s Boston Bruins and NBA’s Boston Celtics. After successful seasons for both teams in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down live events, and pro sports venues were among the hardest hit. On this week’s episode, Amy joins AJ to discuss how she was able […]
Welp, we picked quite the year to start projecting the Sweet 16, didn’t we? For those unaware, this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament features the lowest average seed among those teams making the Sweet 16 since the tournament expanded to 64 teams 36 years ago. The average seed of the remaining teams is 5.88 compared […]
As our industry embarks on one of its most popular events of the year, Navigate wants to wish everyone a happy and healthy March Madness. We teamed up with ADU to publish the below Sweet 16 projections. Disclaimers Model only considers games played through 3/1, so we are not predicting outcomes of late-season games […]
Have you ever been watching your favorite team in a big game, jumped out of your seat as the star player hits the game winning shot, and thought, “I wish I could own that moment”? Yeah, I’ve never thought that either – but now with NBA Top Shot that thought may be a reality. If […]
Learn more about the Navigate team and how we are providing clarity and confidence to our clients during this time from President, Jeff Nelson’s office hours chat with JT McWalters! Thankful for our partnership with the Orlando Magic NBA Team, and for having us on the show.
Game 4 of the Spurs’ sweep in 2007 was the last NBA Finals game to average fewer than 10 million viewers—until 2020. When the Finals schedule was set, it was clear there would be a battle for viewers. Game 1 would be played on the same day MLB broadcasted 8 of their playoff games, their […]