Welcome to the 8th edition of the Sports Business Carnival, which is a bi-weekly series of posts from bloggers who write about the business of sports and other related topics. Here’s what’s on the menu.
Mark at SportsBiz – The Business of Sports Illuminated discusses his thoughts on Turner’s deal with the NBA to operate all of it’s digital assets.
Sports Agent Blog offers the most important factor in negotiation and an 11-step framework for negotiation preparation. I commented that you can’t forget about the human element –ripped straight out of Fisher and Ury’s Getting to Yes (affiliate link), a great book on the merits of negotiating based on principles.
While we still don’t know if there’s any truth to the allegation that Randy Moss assaulted his lady friend, John Phillips, who blogs about legal issues facing the workplace, poses the question, “Are the Patriots liable for his conduct?”
Z’s Newsbits, which offers a steady diet of blurbs from sports business-related press releases, offers a link that reveals some more details on the new Women’s Professional Soccer league.
That’s it for this edition. If you’d like to host the next sports business carnival in 2 weeks, let me know. It’d be great to have some of you participate.