Month: May 2020

EA Sports Looks To ‘Evolve’ Madden With Renewed NFL Deal

Electronic Arts has signed a multiyear renewal with the NFL and the NFL Players Association that will see the game publisher not only continue the Madden NFL franchise but work […]

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Teams, Beverage Brands Lean on Virtual Happy Hours

Even before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the sports world and forced teams to find new ways to stay top of mind, the Orlando Magic staff was thinking about how […]

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Hot Stove in May

The MLB Players Association is expected to counter the owners’ plan to start the season by offering a proposal to play 100 games with fully-guaranteed, prorated salaries. Players had already […]

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Fans in Stands

Less than a week after University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel said there might not be college football, Iowa State University is selling tickets. ISU Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard […]

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Madden Renewed

A new deal between EA Sports, the NFL and the NFLPA could be worth more than $2 billion. The renewal takes the Madden NFL franchise and its football simulation gameplay […]

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More Soccer

The English Premier League will officially return on June 17 after three months of suspended play. All 92 remaining games will be aired across the league’s three UK broadcast partners, […]

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Work From Home Finding A Role In The Sports Business World

For many people working in sports, long hours and an atypical work schedule were a badge of honor.  It was often emphasized that higher-ups in an organization would notice those […]

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AT&T Answers Calls

AT&T is set to issue credits for its customers subscribed to premium sports channels on DirectTV, including MLB Extra Innings and MLS Direct Kick. The refunds will be for customers […]

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DraftKings Goes Long

Despite withdrawing guidance for 2020 due to the halt in play, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins said the company plans to hit its 2021 revenue goal of $700 million. The company […]

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Bike Industry Rolling

Recreational bike sales experienced a 121% year-over-year jump in March. The bike renaissance is the third boom for the industry in 150 years, following a peak in the 1890s and […]

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