Month: June 2020

YMCA Adapting and Adjusting To World Without Youth Sports

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct an error related to a statistic from the Aspen Institute. The coronavirus pandemic has brought youth sports to a screeching halt. […]

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Content Keeps Bettors Nearby as Gambling Companies Wait Out Hiatus

As the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports across the globe, theScore saw its sports betting handle dry up. Still, theScore CEO John Levy said engagement on the company’s media app […]

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$30 Billion Bet

Sports betting could become legal in California later this year, opening up a $30 billion annual handle. A proposal in the legislature needs to garner 60% approval and be signed […]

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MLB Inches Forward

After four weeks of talks, Major League Baseball and the players union are inching closer to a deal to start the season, though time is running out. In order to […]

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NBA World

The estimated $1.4 billion a year Disney pays for NBA broadcast rights and the “fewer opportunities for players to get into off-court trouble,” likely helped set Orlando apart from top […]

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Sports Stay Vocal

As protests continued across the U.S. in response to the killing of George Floyd in police custody, the sports world continued to react in different ways. Leagues, teams, athletes, and […]

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Digital, Social Media Talent Adjusting To Work From Home

Most of the time, when someone works in sports, they are either in the office or on the road. Working remotely or at home was almost always impossible for two […]

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Q&A: Dave Pasch on Calling Games Without Fans and Taking a Shot at MNF

Sports without fans are forcing TV producers to rethink almost every aspect of the way a game is broadcast and now it must be done without the energy of a […]

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Beats Turns To Esports

Apple’s Beats by Dr. Dre have been a staple in the NBA community for years, but with the league sidelined, the headphone brand is making a new push into esports. […]

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TV Ads Sink

TV ad revenue took a dive in April, dropping 27% to $2.7 billion. Ad spending by travel services, retail, automotive, and restaurant industries all decreased significantly in the face of […]

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