Greg Sankey – SEC Commissioner – on the conference’s media deal with Disney and why money wasn’t the main focus of the negotiations, despite the deal earning the SEC $300M per year for 15 football games and 8 basketball games. Listen to the full episode here.
Will the XFL ever make a comeback? In this highlight from our very first episode, Oliver Luck – former XFL Commissioner – explains what a potential competitor to the NFL or college football would need to get right in order to succeed. He also shares some of his favorite innovations that the XFL made in […]
Huge news in the world of college football was made public recently as it was revealed that the CFP intends to expand from 4 teams to 12 teams in the near future. While nothing is certain yet in terms of who will own certain rights to the new games, and how revenue will flow to […]
When Kim Pegula – CEO and Owner of Pegula Sports & Entertainment – took on the role of President for both the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, she became the first female president in NFL and NHL history. Kim and AJ talk about what it’s like having a seat at the table for some of […]
As an NFL player, DI Athletic Director, and now the President & CEO of the Green Bay Packers, Mark Murphy has experienced the sports industry from all sides. His interview with guest host Jeff Nelson – Navigate President and lifelong Packers fan – explores a wide range of topics that include NFL labor relations, winning […]
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 […]
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.
WHAT HAPPENED TO OKLAHOMA AND IOWA STATE?! Read our article in ADU to find out more.
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 […]
We teamed up with The Athletic to provide estimates for the next round of Autonomy 5 TV deals to get a better sense of the revenue increases that might be forthcoming. Over a three-year span beginning in 2023, the Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC, Big 12 and College Football Playoff all have TV rights deals coming up for […]