Month: July 2020

WNBA All-Star MVP Erica Wheeler Builds Out Career On and Off The Court

Erica Wheeler’s professional basketball career didn’t start with a slam dunk. After playing four years at Rutgers, she wasn’t picked in the 2013 WNBA Draft, nor was she invited to […]

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MLS’s Pause Gives Tommy Thompson An Assist On YouTube

The San Jose Earthquakes were just two matches into the season when MLS announced it was suspending play because of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s when Earthquakes defender Tommy Thompson knew […]

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Fundamentals: YuChiang Cheng (President, Topgolf Media)

Welcome to Fundamentals with Ian Thomas, a Front Office Sports interview show featuring leading operators and voices of the sports industry. This episode was the first in our four-part esports series […]

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Webinar: How Innovations In Tech Can Help Venues Prepare For Sports’ Return

(Samsung is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) When live sports do make their way back to stadiums throughout North America, things will look a little bit different. Artificial […]

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COVID-19 Visors

Oakley has collaborated with doctors and engineers from the NFL and NFL Players Association to develop the Oakley Mouth Shield. The shield uses the same materials as Oakley’s visors and […]

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Losses Mounting

Without fall sports, Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard estimates the department would incur approximately $40 million in unfunded expenses, including staff salaries and scholarships. The athletic department’s annual […]

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StockX Surges

ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ helped StockX sell 40,000 pairs of “Flint” Air Jordan 13 sneakers in June, the latest success for the sneaker, collectible, and apparel marketplace. Despite the coronavirus […]

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Changes at Texas

The University of Texas said it would make a series of changes after student-athletes called for the school to address racial issues on campus. However, it will not replace its […]

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PointsBet, Circa Sports Taking Different Approaches To Grow Sports Betting Market Share

As the sports betting industry is increasingly becoming crowded with more and more offerings, smaller operators are looking for ways to diversify and separate from the herd. As states legalize […]

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Quarantines And Room Service: Inside NBA Bubble With Malika Andrews

[Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the number of days which Andrews was quarantined once she entered the bubble. It was four days, not seven.] The first […]

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