Month: April 2020

Athletic Directors Wary of Financial Futures Amid Revenue Stream Uncertainty

College athletic directors have a host of common concerns to juggle in the face of current uncertainties – but are agreed student-athlete welfare remains the top priority for athletic departments […]

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Disney Orders ESPN Execs To Take 20%-30% Cuts in Base Salary

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is about to hit ESPN executives in their bank accounts. With parent Walt Disney Co. ordering a reduction in executive pay, ESPN executives will […]

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#StayAtHomeChallenge Revamps Tommy Thompson’s YouTube Interests

Before becoming a professional player with the San Jose Earthquakes, Tommy Thompson remembers growing up and doing what every aspiring player does: looking to the greats for inspiration. “I was […]

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NASCAR Virtual Races Pave Way for Esports Expansion

The lasting effects of the rise of virtual sports during the coronavirus outbreak will remain unknown for the time being. Still, NASCAR Managing Director of Gaming Scott Warfield has high […]

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Ironman Focuses on Competition And Community With New Virtual Racing Series

Given the uncertainty around when The Ironman Group will be able to resume the 235 live, in-person events it hosts in more than 50 countries annually, the company shifted its […]

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Utah Jazz Turn To Players For Podcast Content

As the future of the 2019-2020 NBA season remains in the balance, sports teams are using this hiatus to deepen their connection with not only their fans but their players […]

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YES Offers Classic Games With A Twist: Tweets From Players Involved

With the coronavirus pandemic wiping out live sporting events, the New York Yankees’ YES Network is doing what every sports network is doing: replaying “classic” games. But looking to expand […]

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Hawks CEO Steve Koonin Talks ‘Business Unusual’ As Atlanta Emerges as Leader in COVID-19 Response

The Atlanta Hawks, through the Hawks Foundation and State Farm, are funding the preparation of 4,000 meals weekly to be delivered to the more than 1,000 frontline healthcare workers treating […]

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Shot Callers: John Roberson, CEO, Advent

(National Sports Forum and Advent are proud partners of Front Office Sports) In a world where fans have plenty of motivation to not attend live events, sports properties must find […]

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Growing an Audience on Emerging Social Platforms: TikTok and Beyond

(Conviva is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Everyone is buzzing about TikTok. The sports industry, in particular, has started to grow an impressive following with various leagues, teams, […]

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