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Fox is interested in possibly televising Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s XFL 3.0. But XFL brand has flopped twice and will have to overcome ‘stigma of failure.’
The Washington Team NFL owner is reportedly suing an Indian media company for allegedly accepting payment in exchange for publishing defamatory rumors about him.
German sportswear brand Adidas took a major hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the second quarter of its 2020 fiscal year, but online sales and recent stores reopening are giving […]
The NBA board of governors will contribute $300 million in initial funding to launch the NBA Foundation for “creating greater economic empowerment in the Black community” in partnership with the […]
The Pac-12 Conference is reportedly exploring a loan program worth up to about $1 billion dollars to help athletic departments bridge the gap until the next media deal if the […]
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Despite its big-name buyer, XFL 3.0 will have a lot to overcome for a successful relaunch. The $15 million acquisition was approved on Aug. 7.
The NWSL didn’t just successfully execute a bubble tournament that avoided a COVID-19 outbreak — they completed a record-breaking season, landing partners and smashing ratings with new broadcast deals.
With the next Professional Fighters League season postponed until 2021, the mixed martial arts league moved up its planned OTT launch nearly a year early.
With no money coming in from ticketing, concessions, parking or merchandise, it’s not easy trying to generate revenue as a professional sports franchise during the coronavirus pandemic.
When the National Women’s Soccer League announced the Challenge Cup in May, it noticeably did so with several high-profile sponsors in the fold. Procter & Gamble and Secret Deodorant were […]
David Roberts is all about winning, says colleague Stephen A. Smith. Roberts, ESPN’s senior vice president, production, oversees the network’s daytime TV lineup of “Get Up,” “First Take,” “Highly Questionable,” […]
After weeks of speculation, Instagram has officially launched the United States version of Reels, a new format within the app that enables users to create and post short-form, edited videos […]