Like most other industries, sports are being disrupted by technology advancements and cultural changes. How can sports executives capitalize on these industry changes in 2019? Our annual report explores eight trends that could redefine the sports industry in the year ahead.

“Boxeo Telemundo” celebrates 30 years on the air, setting a historic milestone as the longest-running sports program in Spanish-language television.

How many Americans tuned in to watch this year’s Super Bowl? How engaged was the audience via digital and social? In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," Paul Verna digs into the data for the low-scoring game.

Andrés Cantor’s daily soccer show Futbol de Primera is now available in its podcast version in most of the most popular streaming platforms: Apple’s Podacast, Spotify and Overcast as FDPRadio

"Behind the Numbers" completes its investigation of sports streaming around the world with a look at two key Latin American markets, Brazil and Mexico. eMarketer's Paul Verna and Matteo Ceurvels discuss the platforms, popular sports and opportunities for marketers.

Telemundo Deportes released initial details of its 2019 Copa America coverage plans. As the exclusive Spanish-language home of the tournament taking place in Brazil June 14-July 7, Telemundo Deportes will present all 26 matches live in Spanish on Telemundo, Universo, and Telemundo Deportes’ app and digital platforms. Telemundo Deportes will offer the most extensive Spanish-language coverage ever across all its media platforms, ensuring the most robust viewing experience for all soccer fans.

The Dominican Professional Baseball Winter League (LIDOM, for its Spanish acronym) Finals will air in the U.S. exclusively on Televisión Dominicana.

Combate Americas announced key appointments to its leadership team. Billy Sanez joins Combate Americas as Senior Vice President of Marketing, and Rosa Gomez is named Director, Digital and Social Media. Sanez will oversee brand development and integrated marketing communications.

While the 2017-2018 season may have been a rocky one for the NFL, the league’s signature event still continues to shine: The average cost of a :30 ad in Super Bowl LII climbed to a record $5.235 million, with overall spend totaling $482 million, second only to the previous year’s game which went into overtime. Kantar Media’s analysis of its exclusive data shows that the Super Bowl remains the preeminent live television event. However, there have been some changes in advertiser strategies, including experimenting with shorter ad lengths and leveraging social media to get the most from their campaigns.

Following the Final Draw, Telemundo Deportes unveils its initial coverage plans for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France™ taking place next June 7-July 7. As the exclusive Spanish-language home of the tournament, Telemundo Deportes will present all 52 matches live on Telemundo, Universo, and the Telemundo Deportes and NBC Sports apps.

Telemundo Deportes presents exclusive coverage of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018, featuring some of the world’s best players and club teams, beginning Wednesday, December 12.

Combate Américas announced it is launching the COMBATE WORLD channel on Pluto TV in time for the Fall 2018 season.  The channel launches on December 4th, 2018.

Welcome to the 2018 edition of Sports Outlook, which updates our perspective on the sports industry, including recent results and potential opportunities and challenges to future industry growth. This year’s edition refreshes our five-year revenue forecasts through 2022 within four key segments of the North American sports market: media rights, gate revenues, sponsorship, and merchandising.

Combate Americas unveiled at a news conference at the Mexican Consulate in Fresno, Calif., a massive winner’s cup trophy, and announced the final four featherweight (145 pounds) contestants for its much-anticipated, “COPA COMBATE,” one-night Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) tournament extravaganza featuring eight fighters, representing eight different countries, battling it out for a $100,000 grand prize

Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home for all FIFA events including the 2019 Women’s World Cup France, presents exclusive coverage of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018, the sixth edition of the biennial international women’s youth soccer championship featuring 16 teams competing for the title.

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