Brandon Byrne Contributor Share on Twitter Brandon Byrne is the CEO and co-founder of Opera Event, a technology platform that connects content creators, teams and sponsors to one another programmatically and at scale. He was previously the CFO of...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.August usually marks the start of the college football season—a time-honored, autumnal American tradition corresponding with the return of the academic...

The foundation is in place for the NCAA to drastically alter its definition of amateurism.By this time next year, college athletes may have the official OK to become paid sponsors, able to earn money for their names, images and likenesses without compromising their eligibility.Remember when...