'Sporticast' is a new podcast hosted by business journalists Scott Soshnick and Eben Novy-Williams from Sportico that will deliver the inside scoop on the intersection of money and sports. From billion-dollar valuations to team sales, sponsorship contracts and media rights, go behind the scenes on the deals that power the global sports economy. For more coverage and information, be sure to check out

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NBA Finals Continue Kroenke Hot Streak / Padres...
Scott and Eben discuss the upcoming NBA Finals between the Heat and Nuggets, yet another title opportunity for a team owned by Stan Kroenke. They also talk Stanley Cup finals and a major RSN development.
28 min
Luton Town Wins Soccer’s Richest Prize / Celtic...
Scott and Eben discuss English soccer club Luton Town FC winning what’s often called the ‘richest game in football.’ They also talk about the Indy 500, and an update on the NBA and NHL semifinals.
25 min
Indy 500 Special: Hélio Castroneves and Doug Boles
Scott and Eben speak with legendary IndyCar driver Hélio Castroneves and Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles about the business, the tradition, and the fun behind the “greatest spectacle in racing.”
34 min
Roger Goodell’s Next Contract / NCAA Football V...
Scott and Eben discuss the latest around the NFL, including commissioner Roger Goodell nearing a three-year contract extension. They also talk about college deal-making giant Learfield, layoffs at Meta, and the new college football video game.
31 min
Future of Sports Media with Scripps Sports Prez...
Scott and Eben speak with Scripps Sports president Brian Lawlor about the struggling RSN model and the opportunities for local free TV networks to retake rights.
33 min
Commanders Sale, Senators Sale, MLS Expansion A...
Scott and Eben discuss the latest in the sale of the Commanders, the sale of the Ottawa Senators, and MLS expansion to San Diego. They also talk about the Fanatics/Pointsbet deal.
29 min
How Jordan’s Dream Team Jacket Became a Million...
Scott and Eben speak with long-time NBA executive Brian McIntyre about a piece of sports business memorabilia involving Michel Jordan, which he’s had in his possession for 30 years and is finally selling.
30 min
Blackhawks Hit Lottery Jackpot, NFL Schedule Mania
Scott and Eben discuss the NHL draft lottery, in which the Chicago Blackhawks landed the rights to draft phenom Connor Bedard. They also talk about the NFL’s schedule release and the latest in the Suns’ TV legal fight.
26 min
F1 Takes Over Miami, Penn/Barstool Beef
Scott and Eben discuss F1’s Miami Grand Prix this past weekend. They also talk about the Kentucky Derby, Bronny James, and the latest hiccup in the Penn/Barstool partnership.
29 min
Overtime CEO Dan Porter Talks Sports Leagues, M...
Scott and Eben speak with Dan Porter, CEO of Overtime, about the company’s origins, the changing nature of sports fandom, and Overtime’s pivot to launching its own basketball, football and boxing leagues.
32 min
Bruins Exit Playoffs, Suns Exit Cable Television
Scott and Eben discuss the Boston Bruins’ shocking exit from the first round of the NHL playoffs. They also talk about the Phoenix Suns’ new media approach, and lifetime apparel deals for NBA stars Kevin Durant (Nike) and Steph Curry (Under Armour).
30 min
ONE Championship Eyes U.S. Market, with Founder...
Scott and Eben speak with ONE Championship founder and CEO Chatri Sityodtong about the mixed martial arts company’s global business, its relationship with Qatar, and its upcoming U.S. debut.
30 min
The Las Vegas Athletics? / ESPN Layoffs Begin
Scott and Eben discuss the latest news, including the Oakland Athletics possibly moving to Las Vegas. They also talk about ESPN layoffs, NFL betting suspensions, and Wrexham’s Hollywood promotion.
30 min
NBA Players to Invest in NBA Teams / Record NFL...
Scott and Eben discuss NBA players gaining the ability to invest in NBA teams. They also talk about the internet famous Cavinder twins leaving the NCAA, and Jalen Hurts’ record $255 million contract.
26 min
Commanders Sale Draws Closer, Netflix Streaming...
Scott and Eben discuss the latest in the sale of the Washington Commanders, with Josh Harris’s group inching closer to a deal. They also take a sports angle to Netflix’s big “Love is Blind” streaming miss.
27 min
Josh Harris Inches Closer to Commanders, ManU D...
Scott and Eben discuss the latest in the Washington Commanders sale, as Josh Harris’s group inches closer to a deal. They also talk about the Manchester United sale, and the upcoming NHL/NBA playoffs.
25 min
NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman Talks Record E...
Scott and Eben speak with NWSL commissioner Jessica Berman about the women’s soccer league’s new record expansion sale, the growth of women’s sports, and the increase of private equity ownership across U.S. leagues.
34 min
MJ Ends Long-Time Brief Sponsorship, Snoop FaZe...
Scott and Eben discuss Michael Jordan’s quiet separation from Hanes brand, a sponsor of his for 30+ years. They also talk about Snoop Dogg’s exit from FaZe Clan, NWSL expansion, and the completed NCAA basketball tournaments.
32 min
UFC, WWE Combine To Form $21.4 Billion Combat G...
Scott and Eben discuss the business combination of WWE and UFC into a new, publicly traded company. They also talk NBA CBA, and NCAA Final Four.
26 min
Play Ball! An Opening Day Baseball Podcast
Scott and Eben discuss the latest with Major League Baseball, whose season starts Thursday. They also talk about a potential sale of IMG Academy, and a new NFL joint venture.
34 min
Inside a $100 Million Women’s Sports Investment...
Scott and Eben speak with Monarch Collective managing partners Kara Nortman and Jasmine Robinson about their new fund, which is aiming to raise $100 million to invest in women’s sports.
34 min
World Watches Baseball Classic / Commanders Sal...
Scott and Eben discuss a storybook ending to the World Baseball Classic. They also talk about the looming Commanders sale, Rick Pitino, and Fanatics grabbing NHL jerseys.
30 min
March Madness Upsets / WBC Leaves Fans Upset
Scott and Eben break down the first week of the NCAA basketball tournament, plus the debate over the World Baseball Classic and Michael Jordan possibly selling the Hornets.
34 min
MLB Valuations Show Strain of Bally Sports Bank...
Scott and Eben discuss Sportico’s most recent MLB valuations, and how the recent bankruptcy of the Bally Sports RSNs will impact the industry.
27 min
The Meteoric Rise of Pickleball, Live at SXSW
Scott and Eben speak with Major League Pickleball founder Steve Kuhn and chief commercial officer Bruce Bundrant about the sport’s rapid rise in participation, the sale of $3 million franchises, and MLP’s commercial future.
34 min