Month: May 2020

MLB, MLS Inch Towards Return

MLB and MLS both took a step towards returning yesterday, as the player unions for both leagues furthered proposals that would get players back on the field. The MLB Players […]

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Sports Speak Up

The United States was swept by protests and outrage this weekend following the death of George Floyd while in police custody last Monday, sparking a reaction from the sports world […]

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A-Rod, J-Lo Return

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are back in the bidding for the New York Mets as the coronavirus pandemic and new financial partners have increased the likelihood of a sale. […]

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Power 5’s Ask

The commissioners of the Power 5 conferences have sent a letter to congressional leaders asking for federal legislation to govern pay for college athletes.  The letter, dated May 23 and […]

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Pump the Volume

As sports come back, teams and broadcasters are working to provide fans ways to interact with their favorite teams while not being able to attend games. Providing crowd noise in […]

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Athletes Earn Less

Forbes’ annual 100 top-paid athletes earned a collective $3.6 billion, a 9% drop from 2019. The decline was the first in four years, but it appears the trend will continue […]

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76ers Focus On Youth, Female Fans During Pandemic

Social media has been a marketing lifeline for sports teams during the coronavirus pandemic.  Without live games, teams like the Philadelphia 76ers have no product to sell, televise, or advertise. […]

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NASCAR Boosts At-Home Fan Experience On Facebook

Even without fans at races right now, NASCAR is making sure it provides them a quality experience – from their cellphones. The governing body is partnering with Facebook around the […]

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NBC To Re-Air ‘Classic’ Super Bowls on NBCSN

NBC Sports is planning to re-air some of the network’s best Super Bowl telecasts of the past 60 years as broadcasters continue to lean into airing classic games in the […]

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Sports Leaders Learn To Run Companies Remotely

There is a popular saying that has been used for decades by figures like John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Al Gore that Houston Texans CEO Jamey Rootes thinks rings particularly true […]

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