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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 15 2018

Week in Sports: The other big tournament that started this week

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Jun 12 2018

eSports emerging

Arlington, Texas may be already be the home of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers but its mayor Jeff Williams told Keeping Score host Rick Horrow about the city’s plans to become middle America’s eSports mecca.

Jun 07 2018

How sports made Indianapolis into a ‘big league city’

Indiana Pacers Sports & Entertainment Vice Chairman Jim Morris discusses how his NBA franchise has helped develop the Indianapolis community – from the court to the city’s thriving downtown.

Jun 01 2018

This week in sports: And the 2019 NFL Draft’s pick is…

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May 24 2018

This Week in Sports: The NFL can’t shake its national anthem controversy

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Jun 01 2018

Victory in virtue

Philanthropies mine teams, leagues and big events to fund causes.

May 23 2018

Drivers, start your engines…

The Indy 500 is one of the oldest events in American sports but the business end of racing – and most major sports – is rapidly changing to ratchet up fan engagement and deliver even bigger sponsorship dollars. No one knows that better than Mark Miles, the president and CEO of Hulman & Company and the man behind the Indy 500, who spent time with sports business expert Rick Horrow discussing ways leagues, teams and great events can keep the pace.

May 18 2018

Week in Sports: All that glitters

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May 16 2018

Making deals on and off the field

Rick Horrow digs into David Tepper’s deal to buy the Carolina Panthers but on the more genteel side of sports, Octagon entertainment’s Andy Bush says a field of increasingly demanding sponsors means deal-making is tougher than ever.

May 09 2018

At Indy, driving change

The one thing that hasn’t changed in Indy Car racing since Lyn St. James was among the sport’s pioneering women: Drivers have to keep sponsors happy. As this year’s Indy 500 approaches, she’s now training more women on how to navigate that fastest of tracks.


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