Month: March 2020

Drone Racing League’s Virtual Approach Helping Spur Growth

As coronavirus is keeping people across the globe indoors, the Drone Racing League is experiencing an uptick in viewership.  “It’s obviously a complicated time for the world and sports industry […]

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Players And Teams Pledge to Help Thousands of Part-Time Arena Employees

The suspension of almost every major professional sports league hit hard for many of the athletes impacted – but the hits are harder for even larger numbers of hourly employees […]

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Without Live Events, Social Media Takes Center Stage For College Athletes

A farewell post complete with a college highlight video from Marquette’s Markus Howard has more than 6,000 more likes and almost 14,000 more video views than his average post with […]

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PwC Survey: Executives Worried About Uncertainty, Looking Past 2020

While the sports industry was one of the first to be hit hard by the response to the coronavirus pandemic, the economic ripple effects won’t stop any time soon, according […]

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Without March Madness, Dayton Basketball Looks To Extend Success On Social Media

During March Madness, there are almost no certainties.  That extended to the University of Dayton, who despite not appearing on any major preseason college basketball rankings, appeared to be positioned […]

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Live Blog: Impact of Coronavirus on U.S. Sports

Front Office Sports is monitoring news related to coronavirus as it impacts the sports world. This post will be updated with the latest as it develops. March 17th Euro 2020 […]

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As Sports World Pauses, Forward Madison Goes Digital With Jersey Event

On March 14, USL League One club Forward Madison was planning on having more than 400 of its most passionate fans join executives, players, and coaches at a music venue […]

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NFLPA Approves CBA to Run Through 2030

The NFL Players Association passed a new collective bargaining agreement at 11:59 on Saturday, ensuring ten years of labor peace with the owners group and clearing the way for a […]

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Inside The Ivy League’s Decision To Be The First Mover On Coronavirus

Initially cast as the overreactor or the outlier, the Ivy League wound up playing a leading role in what Big East commissioner Val Ackerman described as “the most extraordinary stretch […]

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Ticketing Industry Avoids ‘Apocalypse,’ But Still In Dangerous Times

For now, the ticketing world has avoided perhaps its worst-case scenario: events without fans. Like the rest of the sports world, however, there are plenty of unknowns in the ticketing […]

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