Month: April 2020

INFLCR Academy Brings Self-Development Sessions To Sports Community At Home

(INFLCR is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) In response to the COVID-19 continued impact of the sports industry, and executives desire to stay connected and find professional development […]

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Trump Urges NFL to Start on Time in Meeting With Sports Leaders

President Donald Trump held a conference call with leaders of twelve American sports leagues on Saturday and said he was optimistic the NFL could start its season on time and […]

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Rangers, MSG Network Finding Ways To Engage Fans And Partners

As the sports industry has widely shut down, teams have looked to find unique ways to keep fans engaged as well as work with their partners without the benefit of […]

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Esports Betting Doubles Down In Absence of Live Sports

As the NBA 2K Players Tournament kicks off April 3, BetMGM is offering up a free-to-play game to engage its users.  While the BetMGM app option for the tournament between […]

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American Cornhole League Goes Virtual in Effort to Maintain Growth

The American Cornhole League was primed and ready to start the second of its four national events in Cleveland on March 13. The event had sold out in an hour, […]

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MLB, NHL Networks To Pay Freelancers Through April

MLB and NHL Network will pay their freelance and part-time employees through the end of April 2020, sources tell Front Office Sports. The two league-owned sports cable networks notified employees […]

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Sports Organizations Use Learning Tools To Engage Young Fans

From Hurricane Harvey to the Santa Fe High School shooting in March 2018, the Greater Houston area has  dealt with several local catastrophes. In those toughest of times, the Houston […]

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Sports Marketers Shift Dollars and Prepare for Compressed Schedules

Agency executives and industry consultants offered predictions about how brands would seek to maintain and innovate after their advertising strategies were upended by the coronavirus pandemic. The first reaction of […]

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Friday Five: Bleacher Report Chief Content Officer Sam Toles

Bleacher Report has always prided itself on its relationships with athletes. With the sports industry frozen in suspended animation, that access has never been more critical to its business strategy. […]

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Drone Racing League Joins FanDuel as Fans Clamor for Live Event Betting

As sports betting operators scramble to find unique offerings to keep bettors engaged, they’ve turned to Belarusian soccer, ping-pong, virtual NASCAR or any other live activity during the coronavirus shutdown. […]

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