Bloomberg's Sportfolio Examines Baseball Analytics

Darren Rovell’s “CNBC SportsBiz: Game On!” may get more publicity as it’s aired through the NBC Sports Network, but did you know that Bloomberg has a sports business show of its own? Sportfolio is very good and is hosted by Rick Horrow. The show airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET. This week, the show will […]

Doing Some Tuesday Links

Been busy at work today and expecting a busy late afternoon and evening. I’m squeezing in some linkage while I can. First, USA Today’s Michael Hiestand briefly discusses the impending ESPN/ACC deal plus looks at the ratings for some of the weekend sports events. Brian Steinberg of Advertising Age says at the network upfront presentations […]

Bloomberg Sports Ready to Launch Fantasy Baseball Experts League

Last month, I wrote about the launch of Bloomberg Sports‘ entry into fantasy baseball. Since the program went online and for sale to the public, it’s received quite a bit of buzz. And it’s establishing a Fantasy Baseball Experts League with an online program that will be webcast tonight. LIVE ONLINE TONIGHT: BLOOMBERG SPORTS FANTASY […]

Some Friday Linkage

Work has been crazy this week, but I’m hoping next week will be easier. I have a ton of press releases to post, but I’ll do some links just so you know I haven’t forgotten about doing them. You have your Weekend Viewing Picks, of course.  National Starting with the Sports Business Daily, we have […]

Wrap Up of The Bloomberg Sports Baseball Launch

Today, I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling of a new statistical program developed by Bloomberg, the same people behind the financial network which helps clients analyze stocks and trends. The unveiling took place at Bloomberg headquarters in New York and representatives from the company as well as were on hand to describe […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 5

We’re now in a question and answer period of the Bloomberg Sports/MLB presentation. I will ask to see if I can get some screen grabs of the program. Some good stuff was demonstrated. You can get more info about the program from The Biz of Baseball.

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 4

We’re now getting a demonstration of the pro product for the Bloomberg/MLB program and to sign in, one has to use fingerprint verification. Biometric identification! That’s cool. Hitters can be broken down into averages in certain areas in the strike zone. The program can show where hitters hit the best. It also shows where a […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 3

After being fed lunch and commiserating with the always lovely OCD Chick, Amanda Rykoff, we’re finding more about the Bloomberg Sports/MLB product. Writer Jonah Keri is going to be the head of content for Bloomberg Sports and provide articles for for those subscribers to the fantasy program. You’ll be able to compare players stats […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 2

I’m live Tweeting from the launch event so if you want some full reactions, you can go to to read my reactions, plus if you search #BBGSports on Twitter, you’ll see various bloggers and others who give their reactions as well. The program has a lot of bells and whistles. The fact that […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 1

Here at Bloomberg headquarters in New York City and finding some interesting info about its new MLB fantasy product. It will allow you to marry your league from, Yahoo,, etc. and you can change your roster from the Bloomberg program and post it to your fantasy league. It also gives you a way […]

Live From New York, It's Bloomberg Sports

Your humble blogger is at Bloomberg headquarters in New York City today for the launch of a sports data program for Can’t say much about it right now, but suffice to say it’s going to be quite interesting. I’ll blog and hopefully be able to take pictures with my iPhone. If I can’t, you’ll […]