Month: March 2020

Nike Fights Growing Coronavirus Outbreak With China Playbook in Hand

Nike reported better than anticipated financial results for its fiscal third quarter, amid a global health crisis that stands to negatively impact key company markets in North America and Europe […]

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NBA 2K League Turns to Fan Tournament While Season is Delayed

The NBA 2K League was set to tip off its third season on March 24, before delaying play over safety concerns relating to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now, the esports […]

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NHL Leans On Players To Entertain Fans At Home

In recent seasons, the NHL has put a heavy emphasis on increasing the amount of storytelling that focuses specifically on its players, as well as their personalities.  But even as […]

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Sports Industry Coronavirus Primer

In an effort to help make sense of how Coronavirus is impacting the US sports industry, we’ve put together this quick report of proprietary data from FOS reader surveys and […]

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Tokyo Olympics Postponed Until Next Year in First-Ever Delay of Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a conference call this morning in which they announced the postponement of this summer’s Olympic Games, which […]

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With No Sports To Cover, Newspapers Either Retrench Or Get Creative

When Boston Globe sports editor Matt Pepin first heard that NBA player Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus, he sensed in his gut the sports business was headed for a […]

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College Esports to Carry On in Now-Crowded Online Space

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference was set to become one of the first Division I NCAA Conferences to hold its esports championships concurrently with its men’s and women’s basketball championships […]

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PGA Tour Adopts Four-Step Social Media Strategy To Combat Loss Of Events

Still feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the PGA Tour has restructured its online presence to adjust to a world without professional golf. “We had 144 athletes playing across […]

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Major League Rugby Sends Players Home and Takes Tournament Online

As the timeline for the coronavirus hiatus lengthened, Major League Rugby felt it was right to be among the first organizations to completely shut down its season. With more than […]

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Major League Fishing Continues to Reel in Record-Setting Virtual Crowds in 2020

Major League Fishing is one of the few sports that has continued to host events as the coronavirus pandemic has largely canceled professional sports nationwide, helping the league continue its […]

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