Keeping Score
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 139
  • Last: 8 Mar 2018
Sports Business Analyst Rick Horrow talks with the playmakers, deal makers and rule makers in the world of sports. Plus, he gives his take on items in the news using his 30 years of experience doing deals for teams, leagues and players in the $750 billion business of sports.

Episodes (139)

  • U.S. beach volleyball’s future up in the air
    U.S. beach volleyball’s future up in the air
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 34:34
    Phil Dalhausser won a gold medal in beach volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He discusses the challenges facing the sport and the opportunities. He also talks about the growth of the game among girls and young women. Plus, m... Read more →
    Phil Dalhausser won a gold medal in beach volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He discusses the challenges facing the sport and the opportunities. He also talks about the growth of the game among girls and young women. Plus, m... Read more →

  • 720 million rea$ons to host the Super Bowl
    720 million rea$ons to host the Super Bowl
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 30:51
    Arizona Office of Tourism Director Debbie Johnson discusses the economic impact of hosting large events like the Super Bowl and Final Four. While the state’s former speaker of the house Andy Tobin talks about the role sports can play in est... Read more →
    Arizona Office of Tourism Director Debbie Johnson discusses the economic impact of hosting large events like the Super Bowl and Final Four. While the state’s former speaker of the house Andy Tobin talks about the role sports can play in est... Read more →

  • Why Wednesday is the most important day of a PGA tournament
    Why Wednesday is the most important day of a PGA tournament
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    Published: 22 Feb 2018 Duration: 36:38
    PGA tour champion Scott McCarron explains why Pro-Am Day which is usually held on a Wednesday is the most important of a tournament week. He also discusses his experience playing the PGA TOUR Champions circuit which consists of players over... Read more →
    PGA tour champion Scott McCarron explains why Pro-Am Day which is usually held on a Wednesday is the most important of a tournament week. He also discusses his experience playing the PGA TOUR Champions circuit which consists of players over... Read more →

  • Scott Hamilton on the importance of failure
    Scott Hamilton on the importance of failure
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 36:57
    Gold medal winner Scott Hamilton talks about why failure is key to success. The figure skating champion also gives his take on the competition on the ice at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and discusses his fight to overcome cancer and... Read more →
    Gold medal winner Scott Hamilton talks about why failure is key to success. The figure skating champion also gives his take on the competition on the ice at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and discusses his fight to overcome cancer and... Read more →

  • Can Olympic hockey survive without the NHL?
    Can Olympic hockey survive without the NHL?
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    Published: 8 Feb 2018 Duration: 37:56
    International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel discusses the decision of the National Hockey League to not pause its season to allow its players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. He also talks about the future of the spo... Read more →
    International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel discusses the decision of the National Hockey League to not pause its season to allow its players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. He also talks about the future of the spo... Read more →

  • Super Bowl 52 shines light on Minnesota stadium
    Super Bowl 52 shines light on Minnesota stadium
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 35:57
    Minnesota Vikings Chief Information Officer Kevin Warren discusses the effort to build a new stadium which hosts the Super Bowl this year. He also talks about how it has revitalized the neighborhood around the facility. Plus, he gives his t... Read more →
    Minnesota Vikings Chief Information Officer Kevin Warren discusses the effort to build a new stadium which hosts the Super Bowl this year. He also talks about how it has revitalized the neighborhood around the facility. Plus, he gives his t... Read more →

  • Houston Texans Strong
    Houston Texans Strong
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    Published: 25 Jan 2018 Duration: 35:06
    Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes discusses the team’s community involvement especially after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. He also talks about the effort that went into hosting Super Bowl LI in 2017 and what Minneapolis i... Read more →
    Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes discusses the team’s community involvement especially after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. He also talks about the effort that went into hosting Super Bowl LI in 2017 and what Minneapolis i... Read more →

  • Bob Griese’s South Florida field of dreams
    Bob Griese’s South Florida field of dreams
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    Published: 19 Jan 2018 Duration: 34:03
    Bob Griese did more than just lead the Miami Dolphins to a perfect season and Super Bowls. His winning ways changed the culture of South Florida sports and proved it could be a major league market. Rick Horrow spent some time with the Hall... Read more →
    Bob Griese did more than just lead the Miami Dolphins to a perfect season and Super Bowls. His winning ways changed the culture of South Florida sports and proved it could be a major league market. Rick Horrow spent some time with the Hall... Read more →

  • Fan “experience” may be going overboard, says former Toronto sports CEO
    Fan “experience” may be going overboard, says former Toronto sports CEO
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    Published: 12 Jan 2018 Duration: 29:36
    Richard Peddie served as CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment where he oversaw the Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs and other teams. He expresses concerns about the amount of attention paid to the amenities at stadiums instead of ... Read more →
    Richard Peddie served as CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment where he oversaw the Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs and other teams. He expresses concerns about the amount of attention paid to the amenities at stadiums instead of ... Read more →

  • Buffalo Bills face key stadium decision
    Buffalo Bills face key stadium decision
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    Published: 5 Jan 2018 Duration: 34:42
    The NFL team will soon have to decide whether to renovate its existing stadium or build a new facility. We discuss the options with Bruce Popko Chief Operating Officer of Pegula Sports and Entertainment which manages the franchise. Pegula S... Read more →
    The NFL team will soon have to decide whether to renovate its existing stadium or build a new facility. We discuss the options with Bruce Popko Chief Operating Officer of Pegula Sports and Entertainment which manages the franchise. Pegula S... Read more →

  • Arenas, real and virtual
    Arenas, real and virtual
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    Published: 4 Jan 2018 Duration: 22:36
    Peter Feigin discusses how the Milwaukee Bucks are using a new arena and an e-sports team to key the franchise’s future.
    Peter Feigin discusses how the Milwaukee Bucks are using a new arena and an e-sports team to key the franchise’s future.

  • Why Bob Stoops likes the College Football Playoff but not overtime rules
    Why Bob Stoops likes the College Football Playoff but not overtime rules
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    Published: 28 Dec 2017 Duration: 37:46
    Former University of Oklahoma Football Coach Bob Stoops discusses why he likes the College Football Playoff system and doesn’t want to see it expand. Plus, he recommends a change to the overtime rules that he thinks would speed up games. Al... Read more →
    Former University of Oklahoma Football Coach Bob Stoops discusses why he likes the College Football Playoff system and doesn’t want to see it expand. Plus, he recommends a change to the overtime rules that he thinks would speed up games. Al... Read more →

  • How the Pac-12 Conference is following the NFL’s lead
    How the Pac-12 Conference is following the NFL’s lead
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 36:36
    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott talks about the athletic conference’s media plan and how it is modeled after what the NFL has done. He also gives his take on whether student-athletes should be paid. Plus, a discussion of some of the challen... Read more →
    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott talks about the athletic conference’s media plan and how it is modeled after what the NFL has done. He also gives his take on whether student-athletes should be paid. Plus, a discussion of some of the challen... Read more →

  • NCAA vs. U Sports
    NCAA vs. U Sports
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    Published: 14 Dec 2017 Duration: 36:00
    The CEO of Canadian college athletic organization U Sports discusses how his group operates and how it compares to the NCAA. One major difference deals with the treatment of hockey players trying to get to the NHL. Plus, why there are so ma... Read more →
    The CEO of Canadian college athletic organization U Sports discusses how his group operates and how it compares to the NCAA. One major difference deals with the treatment of hockey players trying to get to the NHL. Plus, why there are so ma... Read more →

  • Growth plan for MLS
    Growth plan for MLS
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    Published: 7 Dec 2017 Duration: 33:19
    Toronto FC General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko discusses how Major League Soccer has grown to this point and the steps it needs to take to become a bigger force in the global game. Plus, my take on Roger Goodell’s role with the NFL and why Det... Read more →
    Toronto FC General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko discusses how Major League Soccer has grown to this point and the steps it needs to take to become a bigger force in the global game. Plus, my take on Roger Goodell’s role with the NFL and why Det... Read more →

  • Tiger Woods to boost Golf Channel ratings 40%
    Tiger Woods to boost Golf Channel ratings 40%
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    Published: 30 Nov 2017 Duration: 37:52
    Golf Channel Executive Producer Molly Solomon talks about what Tiger’s return to competitive golf this weekend means for the game and the network’s ratings. She also discusses the evolution of the sport and the kinds of competitions the cha... Read more →
    Golf Channel Executive Producer Molly Solomon talks about what Tiger’s return to competitive golf this weekend means for the game and the network’s ratings. She also discusses the evolution of the sport and the kinds of competitions the cha... Read more →

  • Professional football’s push to reach millennials
    Professional football’s push to reach millennials
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    Published: 24 Nov 2017 Duration: 31:50
    Canadian Football League Chairman Jim Lawson discusses the challenges in reaching younger fans and making money from them. He also gives his take on the health of the league. Plus, Reuters Digital Editor Dan Colarusso and I share our views ... Read more →
    Canadian Football League Chairman Jim Lawson discusses the challenges in reaching younger fans and making money from them. He also gives his take on the health of the league. Plus, Reuters Digital Editor Dan Colarusso and I share our views ... Read more →

  • Cal Ripken Junior turns baseball into an outdoor classroom
    Cal Ripken Junior turns baseball into an outdoor classroom
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    Published: 17 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:08
    Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Junior discusses his work building baseball fields to help at-risk youth learn the sport and valuable life lessons that go with playing it. Plus, how the tax bill in Congress could impact stadium constructi... Read more →
    Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Junior discusses his work building baseball fields to help at-risk youth learn the sport and valuable life lessons that go with playing it. Plus, how the tax bill in Congress could impact stadium constructi... Read more →

  • High-speed raceway for drivers and fans
    High-speed raceway for drivers and fans
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    Published: 9 Nov 2017 Duration: 34:44
    The Phoenix Raceway is undergoing a major upgrade as part of a partnership with a technology company to provide faster internet connectivity to fans and more interactive experiences. Bryan Sperber who is the president of the motorsports fac... Read more →
    The Phoenix Raceway is undergoing a major upgrade as part of a partnership with a technology company to provide faster internet connectivity to fans and more interactive experiences. Bryan Sperber who is the president of the motorsports fac... Read more →

  • Struggles facing NFL and Under Armour
    Struggles facing NFL and Under Armour
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:43
    Two corporations facing tough times. We look at the challenges confronting their leaders and what could happen next. Plus, how the Atlanta Falcons have used their new stadium to develop a stronger connection to the people of the city and he... Read more →
    Two corporations facing tough times. We look at the challenges confronting their leaders and what could happen next. Plus, how the Atlanta Falcons have used their new stadium to develop a stronger connection to the people of the city and he... Read more →

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