Sports data is big business, and has been for some time now. The State-by-State opening of the US sports betting market, with its stats-loving punters, has further enhanced the value of that data. However, the higher the stakes, the greater the likelihood of challenge. This year, we are likely to see further developments in the law relating to sports data, as some key challenges to the commercialisation models of sports data rights start coming to a head. We take a look at the top 5 things to look out for in 2021.