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Additional news on SMA and its clients


Doug Perlman Speaks at Next League University (SBJ)

SMA Featured in SBJ's 2024 Forty Under 40 25th Anniversary Issue (SBJ)

​Forty Under 40: Class of 2003

Forty Under 40: Class of 2006

Forty Under 40: Class of 2007

Forty Under 40: Class of 2018

Forty Under 40 Celebration Photos: 2018 & 2019

Forty Under 40: Hall of Fame Listings 

Breeders' Cup Limited Selects SMA as Media Rights Advisors (Press Release)

Sixth Street's Soccer Champions Tour Retains SMA as Media Advisor (SBJ)



SMA Advises Sixth Street's Soccer Champions Tour on Inaugural Deal with ESPN (Sportico)

Sports Media Advisors Attends the 2023 Sports Business Awards (SBJ)

Doug Perlman on the Tennis Channel's Business (SBJ)

SMA's Sam Werner Selected as SBJ Awards Judge (SBJ)

Doug Perlman on the NFL's Sunday Ticket Commercial Distribution Strategy (SBJ)

Sports Media Advisors Named "Key Figure" In NASCAR's Future (SBJ)

U.S. Soccer, Telemundo Agree to Four-Year Spanish Language Deal (SBJ)



SMA Hired to Advise Pac-12 in Media Rights Negotiations (SBJ)

SMA Tapped to Advise NASCAR on Its Digital Media Future (SBJ)

Doug Perlman and Dan Shevchik at the SBJ Awards (SBJ)

Doug Perlman Discusses Future of NFL Media Rights (SBJ)

U.S. Soccer Games Moving to Warner Media in $200M Deal (NY Post)

Dyal Deepens its NBA Team Investments with Hawks Minority Stake (SBJ)


Bowlero Keeps Rolling as it Heads Toward IPO with SPAC Sponsor ISOS (SBJ)

Doug Perlman Discusses the Emergence of Direct-to-Consumer (Forbes Sports Money)

Will Wilson: Nike Pact Kicks Off Decade of U.S. Soccer Growth Opportunities (Sportico)

U.S. Soccer's New Nike Deal Is Its Biggest Ever Partnership (Sportico)

SMA Featured in SBJ's Behind the Scenes at the 2021 Media Innovators Conference (SBJ)

Dan Shevchik on Cosm's New Immersive Event Viewing Experience (SBJ)

Interest Remains High for USWNT Media Rights (SBJ)

FOX Sports Expands Bassmaster Event Coverage Amid Booming Interest (Bassmaster)

ActionStreamer Wearable 5G Cameras Reinvent Fan Experience at Home Run Derby (T-Mobile)

PBA Owner Bowlero Merges with Isos Acquisition, Goes Public (SBJ)

Bassmaster Scores Biggest TV Audience in 11 Years (Twitter)

Westminster Dog Show on Fox Garners Biggest Audience Since 2016 (Twitter)

Doug Perlman Pays Up on Friendly Wager with the SBJ's John Ourand (SBJ)

U.S. Soccer Bets on Its Commercial Future (SBJ)

U.S.-Mexico Match Scores Ratings Victory Over Virtually All Other Sports Last Week (Forbes)

Doug Perlman in Friendly Wager with the SBJ's John Ourand (SBJ)

USSF Taking Sponsor, Media Rights Sales In-House When SUM Deal Ends (SBJ) 

Doug Perlman On New Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff (SBJ)

World Champions Cup Set to Debut in 2022 (

Golf's World Champions Cup Outlines Selling Strategy (SBJ)

Goal Acquisition Sports SPAC Pulled in Over $1 Billion in IPO Orders (Sportico)

Fox Sports Sets 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series TV Schedule (Fox Sports)

EA and Learfield IMG College's Level Next Crown Madden 21 Collegiate National Champions (The Esports Observer)


Doug Perlman Talks Sports Programming on #LeadersWeek (Leaders)

Apple Acquires NextVR in Deal Valued Around $100 Million (Sport Techie)

Doug Perlman Shares Insight on Sports During Covid (Latin Business Today)

NFL Viewership on the Upswing (SBJ)

Fox Sports to Feature Live Coverage of all Bassmaster Elite Events and Bassmaster Classic Beginning 2021 (PR Newswire)

Fox Sports, Bassmaster Reach Multiyear Content Deal (Fox Sports)

Westminster Dog Show to Move Outdoors in 2021 to Keep Participants Safe (NY Times)

Dan Shevchik Participates as a Judge in the SBJ Sports Business Awards (SBJ)

NFL: Hang Time (SBJ)

Steve Ballmer Wants to Save Sports by Reinventing the Way We Watch Them (FastCompany)

When God Cancels Sports, Who Pays? (Forbes)

Behind Streaming Upstart Caffeine's Plan to Take on Twitch: Draft Drake (Forbes)

Closing Shot: A Perfect Game for PBA? (SBD)

Hockey Canada Extends TSN and RSN Rights Deals Through 2034 (Sports Pro Media)


Doug Perlman Discusses Sale of Fox RSNs (Forbes SportsMoney)

NBC Sports to Present Bowlero Elite Series in 2019 (Bowlero)

PlayOn! Sports Raises $25M in New Investment Round (SBD)

Original Event of the Decade: MLB Little League Classic (SBD)

Pixellot Expands Offerings by Acquiring VidSwap Platform (SBD)

Inside the SEC on CBS Contract Discussions and What Could Come Next (

Names In The News Featuring Doug Perlman and SMA (SBD)

Ad Buyer: Direct-to-Consumer Platforms Short on Viewer Data (SBJ)

Media Vets Give Their Take on the Next NFL Rights Deal (SBD)

As Sports Rights Values Skyrocket, Here's What to Expect in the Next Rights Cycle (SVG)

Panel Says Tech Giants Will Step Up Sports Rights Push (MultiChannel)

NBA Digital, NextVR Extend Partnership (SBD)

Professional Bowler Anthony Simonsen Wins Bowlero Elite Series, Earns $100,000 (PBA)

Bowlero Corp Announces Purchase of the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA)

Next VR Brings Its Live Streamed Events to Oculus Quest (Road To VR)

USTA Uses Fan Week to Build Excitement Around the Sport (SBD)

Russell Wilson Promotes ActionStreamer Before a Preseason Game (Twitter)

How the LLWS Became One of Summer's Most Watched Sporting Events (Baseball America)

Little League World Series Broadcasts Are All Grown Up (SBD)

ESPN to Carry Record 345 Little League Baseball and Softball Games (ESPN Press Room)

Duke Basketball Scores with Innovation and Fan Engagement on Facebook and Instagram (Facebook)

ActionStreamer POV-style HelmetCams Return for Fox's MLB All-Star Game in 2019 (SVG)

Pixellot Signs Major Deal to Provide Automated Video to PlayOn! Sports (SBD)

The Zion Effect: Social Media (SBJ)

NBC Sports to Present the Bowlero Elite Series (Bowlero)

ActionStreamer Tested Wearable Helmet Cameras During NFL Pro Bowl Practices (SportTechie)

Duke, Zion Williamson Seeing Steep Growth in Social Media Followers (SBD)

NextVR Delivers Virtual Reality Highlights of the NHRA (SVG)

NHL, NextVR Partner on Unique Virtual Reality Experiences (NHL)

ESPN to Implement ActionStreamer RefCam in 2019 Pro Bowl (SVG)

2018 Serves as Banner Year for Duke Men's Basketball Social Media Team (247 Sports)



NBC Sports Acquires Rights to IMSA in 6-Year Agreement (SBJ)

Doug Perlman Talks New Bidders at SBJ College Conference (SBJ)

19 Startups to Watch in Cincinnati Featuring ActionStreamer (AmericanInno)

Doug Perlman on College Sports Rights Trends at SBJ Intercollegiate Athletics Forum (YouTube)

Doug Perlman Discusses Growth of Streaming Options at SBJ Intercollegiate Athletics Forum (SBD)

Doug Perlman Discusses Fox RSN Sale at UBS Global Media Conference (Cablefax)

Electronic Sports Group Launches, Secures Partnership With Sports Media Advisors (SBD)

NBA & NextVR Announce 2018-19 VR Livestream Lineup (Road to VR)

Fox19 Cincinnati Conversation with ActionStreamer's Dhani Jones (Fox19)

Leagues, Networks Warm Up To Wearable Cameras (SBJ)

Shamrock leads $30M Funding Round for Pixellot Production Tech Company (SBJ)

Doug Perlman on Expectations for 2018 NFL Ratings (SBD)

Doug Perlman on Biggest Media Stories to Follow (SBJ)

ActionStreamer POV Cameras Bring New Look To All-Star Game (TV Technology)

NextVR and Copa90 Announce Soccer Content Partnership (SBD)

Dan Shevchik Takes Key Role at Sports Media Advisors (Biz Journals)

IMSA President Discusses New NBC TV Deal (Racer)

NextVR Partners with Oculus to Bring Live Events to ‘Oculus Venues’ (Road to VR)

IMSA, NBC Sports Group Announce Six-Year Partnership to Begin in 2019 (NBCU)

Dan Shevchik Recognized at SBJ Forty Under 40 Awards Gala (SBJ)

SBJ/SBD Forty Under 40 Podcast Featuring Dan Shevchik (SBD)

How NextVR and the NBA are Bringing VR From the Sidelines to Center Court (Digital Trends)

Doug Perlman on the State of NASCAR (Charlotte Observer)

Harvard Recognizes Dan Shevchik on SBJ Forty Under 40 Achievement (Harvard)

Doug Perlman on MLS’s Local Digital Play (SBJ)

Dan Shevchik Named to Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame Class of 2018 (Harvard)

Doug Perlman Meets with Duke University Students (LinkedIn)

Dan Shevchik Announced as Member of SBJ/SBD ’18 Forty Under 40 Class (SBD)

Dan Shevchik One of SBJ’s Super Bowl Prediction Winners (SBD)

WWE Tags NextVR for Virtual Reality Wrestling Highlights (Variety)

NextVR Lets You Peek Around Players While Watching VR Sports (Engadget)


Doug Perlman on SBJ/SBD Sports Media Podcast (SBJ/SBD)

"Going Off The Grid" with Dan Shevchik (SBD)

NBA & NextVR Set 27 Game Live Schedule for ’17-18 Virtual Reality Broadcasts (SBD)

NextVR to Offer Virtual Reality Screening Room Experience for NBA League Pass Games (Sport Techie)

NextVR Renews Partnership with NFL for Postgame Virtual Reality Experiences (Sport Techie)

How IMSA Did the Impossible: A Sports Business Success Story (INC) Tour Championship to Feature ActionStreamer Wireless POV Live-Streaming Platform (Sport Techie)

Dan Shevchik Promoted to Partner and SVP (SBD)

Dan Shevchik on the Pac-12 Networks (Mercury News)

Ted Leonsis discusses ActionStreamer on Forbes SportsMoney (Forbes)

Doug Perlman on the Biggest Sports Business Story to Follow This Year (SBJ)

Never Standing Still: Inside Omnigon with David Nugent (SPM)

Doug Perlman on Sports Viewership Demographics (SBJ)

NextVR to Produce NBA Finals Highlight Packages (SBD)

Doug Perlman on the History of IMG (SBJ)

Dan Shevchik on the Sports Rights Landscape (AL)

Doug Perlman visits Duke Students (FB)

Doug Perlman on Digital Media Companies Pursuing Sports Rights (SBJ)

NASCAR, TSN, and RDS Announce Multi-Year Media Rights Extension (ESPN)

Omnigon Honored With Four Interactive Media Awards (Omnigon)

Doug Perlman on Super Bowl Ratings (SBJ)

IRONMAN Teams with Omnigon for Mobile Relaunch (IRONMAN)

NextVR VP Danny Keens Talks NBA Content, Best Practices (SBD)

Courtside Ventures Has Active First Year of Dealmaking (SBJ)

Omnigon’s Jake Stone Recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30 – Sports (Forbes)

NextVR Partners With Google, NBA to Expand Services on Google Daydream (SBD)



NextVR, NBA Agree to Broadcast Weekly Games in VR (NBA)

Omnigon CEO Igor Ulis on Chatbots (Drum)

NBCSN To Carry Australian Cricket Under New Media Rights Deal (SBD)

How NextVR Makes the NFL’s Mind-Blowing VR Highlights (Wired)

BAM Tech Invests in Silver Chalice Ventures (SBD)

Doug Perlman on World Series Game 7 Ratings (SBD)

Omnigon’s Igor Ulis Recognized in Leaders Under 40 Awards (Leaders in Sport)

Doug Perlman on Forbes SportsMoney Discusses World Cup Impact in the U.S. (Forbes)

Pro Leagues Collaborate with Silver Chalice for 120 Sports Venture (SBD)

NASCAR Taps IMG to Manage Global Media Distribution Through 2024 (SBD)

Doug Perlman on Virtual Reality (SBJ)

MLBAM Partners With NextVR for Home Run Derby (SBD)

FOX/NextVR Broadcasting Bundisliga in VR (SBD)

UFC Sells Itself for $4 Billion (NYT)

Doug Perlman on Twitter’s First NFL Stream (SBD)

Doug Perlman on Monumental Sports RSN Deal (SBJ)

NextVR Wins Sports Business Award for Best in Sports Technology (SBJ)

Doug Perlman on the State of VR (SBJ)

NextVR Teams Up With Live Nation to Broadcast Concerts in VR (The Verge)

Doug Perlman on the Media Rights Landscape (SBJ)

Omnigon, The Rugby Channel Team on OTT Try (Multichannel)

Doug Perlman Forty Under 40 Class of 2006 – 10 Years Later (SBJ)

NextVR Nominated for Sports Business Award for Best In Sports Technology (SBJ)

Fox and NextVR to Broadcast Big East Basketball Tournament in VR (Fortune)

Fox/NextVR Deal Kicks Off With the Daytona 500 (Fortune)

Fox Sports Inks 5-Year Virtual Reality Pact With NextVR (Variety)

Live Boxing Match Shows Sweet Spot for VR Broadcasting (RoadToVR)

Doug Perlman on the TV Implications of the Rams’ Relocation to LA (SBJ)

Infront Sports & Media Acquires Controlling 51% Equity Interest In Omnigon (SBD)

Courtside Ventures Announces Doug Perlman As Adviser (SBJ)



Westminster Dog Show Strikes 10-Year Deal with Fox (SBJ)

Doug Perlman Weighs In On CFP Semifinal Viewership (SBD)

NextVR To Show Coverage Of Int’l Champions Cup In Virtual Reality (SBD)

NextVR Raises $30.5M Series A (TechCrunch)

After NextVR Test, MLS Looks at Ways to Use Virtual Reality (SBJ)

NBA Offering Live-Stream of Pelicans-Warriors In Virtual Reality (SBD)

Doug Perlman on Yahoo’s NFL Stream (SBJ)

Omnigon Reaches Deal to Collaborate With Infront Sports & Media (SBD)

Doug Perlman on Youth Sports (SBJ)

Weekend Plans With SMA VP Dan Shevchik (SBD)

NextVR Broadcasts ManU-Barcelona Match Live for Attending Fans (SBD)

Omnigon Develops Bracket-Building Software to be Used By Sporting News, CONCACAF (SBD)

NextVR, Fox Sports Partner to Make U.S. Open The First-Ever Live Multicamera VR Broadcast (SBD)

Doug Perlman on Virtual Reality in SBJ (SBJ)

NextVR Truly One of the Coolest Things I’ve Ever Experienced (SportTechie)

Rupert Murdoch Checks Out NextVR (RoadToVR)

NextVR Looks to Revolutionize Sports Streaming (SportTechie)

Fox Adds #IdolPredictions Game: New Idol digital experience created by Omnigon (Omnigon)

Omnigon Develops New PGA Tour iPad App (SBD)

Omnigon Develops New Sports Job Board for Sports Business Journal (SBD)

Omnigon Develops Official 2015 Rugby World Cup Mobile App (Omnigon)



SportsNet, CHL Extend Media Rights Deal Through '25-26 Season (SBJ)

Doug Perlman Discusses the NFL's Popularity on Bloomberg Sports (Bloomberg)

Doug Perlman on Current Trends (Forbes)

Doug Perlman on Future of Rights Deals (SBD)

Omnigon and NASCAR Partner on March Madness Style Grid Game (SBJ)

Little League World Series Nets Record TV Audience (SN)

Omnigon Develops Hit iPhone App for PGA Tour (SBD)

Doug Perlman featured in Little League Memories (SBJ)

Silver Chalice Arm Goes to College (SBJ)

Fox Sports Partners with Omnigon for World Cup Coverage (SBD)

Omnigon CEO Igor Ulis Thanks Doug Perlman (SBJ)

PGA Tour's Digital Redesign Puts Mobile First (SBJ)



Doing it Wimbledon Style: ESPN, USTA Reach 11-Year Deal (SBJ)

NASCAR Secures Major Increases with NBC and Fox (SBJ)

Westminster Kennel Club and Fox Reach Multi-year Agreement (TV by the Numbers)

Accessibility Key in Changes (SBJ)

SMA on Rights Fees and Subscription Fees (SBJ)

Fox Sports adds races, years to NASCAR deal (SBD)

TSN & RDS Partner with Hockey Canada for 10 Year Broadcast Rights Extension (PR Newswire)

Omnigon Takes Home Four Hermes Creative Awards (Omnigon)

With digital in-house, PGA Tour takes its shot (SBJ)

USTA Renews Consulting Agreement With Sports Media Advisors (SBD)



Doug Perlman on Forbes SportsMoney Discusses In-Venue Technology

Perlman and NASCAR Executives Join Marc Jenkins at 40 Under 40 Awards (SBJ)



SMA on 2011 Year in Sports Business (Sports Business International)

SMA on Independent Sports Sites (SBJ)

SMA Career Advice for Entrepreneurs in SBJ (SBJ)

SMA retained by NFL as Expert (SBD)

SMA on NFL Media Group (SBJ)



SMA on NHL Rights Deal (SBJ)

SMA Partners with Silver Chalice New Media (SBJ)



Doug Perlman Launches Consulting Firm Sports Media Advisors (SBD)

SMA Announces Its Launch (SBJ)



What I Like... With Doug Perlman (SBJ)



Perlman named 40 Under 40 for Third Time (SBD)

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