Month: June 2020

Broncos Further Push Into Sports Betting With Betfred Deal

That FanDuel deal made the Broncos the first NFL team to finalize a deal with an official sports betting partner after the league changed its policy and allowed them in February.

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Chicago Bulls Continue Trip Down Memory Lane With Throwback Content

For the Chicago Bulls, remembering the glory days does not just stop at ESPN’s “The Last Dance.” While the documentary series is in the rearview mirror, the team is continuing […]

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Fundamentals: IRONMAN CEO Andrew Messick

Welcome to the latest episode of Fundamentals with Ian Thomas, a Front Office Sports interview show featuring leading operators and voices of the sports industry. Today we will be joined by Andrew […]

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100% Unsure

Less than a week after MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he was “100% certain” there’d be baseball this summer, he told ESPN’s Mike Greenberg he’s “not confident” there will be […]

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Risky Fighters

UFC is reportedly looking to take on more debt, as Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings suggest the organization could add $150 million to its current $2.3 billion loan. […]

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24-Hour Bankruptcy

The struggles of gyms and the fitness industry from the coronavirus pandemic has continued, claiming 24 Hour Fitness as its latest casualty. The national chain filed for bankruptcy yesterday as […]

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PE Money

The private equity duo of Josh Harris and David Blitzer continue to grow their foothold in sports, acquiring a less than 5% stake in the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers franchise […]

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Happy Dance

Some recent TikTok changes to its music regulations will make it tougher for sports brands to work with the platform. While that might pose a challenge, TikTok is also making […]

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ESPN’s New ‘Monday Night’ Team Hinges On College Football

ESPN’s hire of a new “Monday Night Football” crew to call NFL games is delayed due to an unexpected factor: the currently chaotic state of college football.   Both ESPN and […]

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Blue Wire Hopes To Amplify Baseball’s Voices, Starting with Cubs’ Happ

As Blue Wire Media continues to grow, the podcast network is hoping to create a new voice in baseball to help build the sport.  Chicago Cubs second baseman Ian Happ […]

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