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Anatomy of a Sports Deal—from Boston Red Sox to Liverpool Football


Delve into sports acquisitions—from the Boston Red Sox to Liverpool Football, with possible stops along the way, including the Pittsburgh Penguins, Knicks, Rangers, MSG Network, NY Mets, Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals and the Women’s Professional Soccer League. Media rights, league approvals, stadium issues and other unique aspects will be discussed with a healthy dose of deal insights and behind-the-scenes battles.

Instructor Biography

Ed Weiss is executive vice president of corporate strategy and general counsel for Fenway Sports Group (FSG). FSG owns the Red Sox, NESN, Liverpool Football Club, Pittsburgh Penguins and various other sports and related media properties.

 Creighton Condon is a partner of the law firm Shearman & Sterling and has been principal outside counsel to Fenway Sports Group since its inception.

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