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eSports emerging

Arlington, Texas may be already be the home of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers but its mayor Jeff Williams told Keeping Score host Rick Horrow about the city’s plans to become middle America’s eSports mecca.

Drivers, start your engines…

The Indy 500 is one of the oldest events in American sports but the business end of racing – and most major sports – is rapidly changing to ratchet up fan engagement and deliver even bigger sponsorship dollars. No one knows that better than Mark Miles, the president and CEO of Hulman & Company and the man behind the Indy 500, who spent time with sports business expert Rick Horrow discussing ways leagues, teams and great events can keep the pace.

Making deals on and off the field

Rick Horrow digs into David Tepper’s deal to buy the Carolina Panthers but on the more genteel side of sports, Octagon entertainment’s Andy Bush says a field of increasingly demanding sponsors means deal-making is tougher than ever.

At Indy, driving change

The one thing that hasn’t changed in Indy Car racing since Lyn St. James was among the sport’s pioneering women: Drivers have to keep sponsors happy. As this year’s Indy 500 approaches, she’s now training more women on how to navigate that fastest of tracks.