Month: October 2019

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Looks Back On Career in Keynote at UMass Amherst

(UMass Amherst is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Future sport industry leaders are cultivated through a critical understanding of the past, coupled with an innovative and curious eye […]

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MLB’s Flagship Store Will Be Tested By Timid Sports Retail Sales Trends

Major League Baseball expects its flagship retail store, set to open next year, to be a sanctuary for baseball fans to nerd out while also driving revenue. That’s according to […]

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Are Manchester United-Chevrolet Heading For Divorce? Not So Fast, Says Chevy

English tabloids have reported both Manchester United F.C. and Chevrolet are played out – and don’t wish to renew their $559 million jersey deal beyond 2021.   But don’t believe everything […]

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Bettman, Sports Betting Execs Say Landscape Still Developing

The landscape of sports betting is still in the first period. That was the overwhelming sentiment this week at the American Gaming Association’s Global Gaming Expo in 2019. Drawing from […]

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Recent $12M Investment Accelerates Nerd Street Gamers’ Rapid Growth

When Nerd Street Gamers was founded in 2011, CEO and co-founder John Fazio said the goal was simple: “to bring competitive gaming to everybody and increase the number of opportunities […]

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OKC Dodgers Generate Significant Leads For Partners With Digital Activations

The Oklahoma City Dodgers are the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles MLB club of the same moniker. While the club has changed names and affiliations a few times, OKC […]

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NFL Exec: Love Seeing ‘Woke’ NBA Hoisted By Own Political Petard

Without question, the past few years have been great for the NBA, while tough for the NFL. While the NBA has ridden a host of marketable stars to position itself […]

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Magic Gaming’s Growth Tied to Basketball, Esports Crossover Strategy

It’s peculiar to think of an esports team backed by a prominent NBA sports franchise as a startup. But that’s exactly what most teams in the NBA 2K League consider […]

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How Chivas Regal Activates Manchester United Partnership in the U.S.

With nearly eight million fans Manchester United fans in the U.S., Scotch brand Chivas Regal is looking to blend a growing U.S. Scotch market with that rabid fanbase. Chivas 13 […]

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WNBA Remains Leader In Gender And Racial Hirings Across Sports

Since its inception in 1996, the WNBA has aimed to be at the forefront of gender and racial inclusivity in professional sports. With the 2019 season – the first under […]

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