Month: July 2020

NFL’s New Tune

The NFL is planning to have ‘Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing’ performed live or played before every game during Week 1, according to The Undefeated. The song is expected to […]

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Push For Change

There is growing pressure being put on the Washington NFL team to change its nickname. FedEx, which paid $205 million in 1998 for the naming rights to the team’s stadium […]

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Fans Or No Fans

While the timeline for the full return of live sports is becoming clearer in the U.S., when fans will be able to attend games is still up in the air. […]

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TBT Finds Success With Partners In ‘Unique Year’

Heading into its seventh year, The Basketball Tournament was poised to take another step forward in 2020. Founded in 2014, the single-elimination tournament has grown in stature thanks to unique […]

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TNT’s Kenny Smith Says It’s ‘Inevitable’ He’ll Leave TV For Front Office

Kenny “The Jet” Smith has always been entrepreneurial. Rather than taking it easy during the coronavirus pandemic, he created a “virtual” basketball academy for kids featuring real NBA and WNA […]

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Independent American Association Kicks Off Professional Baseball

With no Minor League Baseball in action this summer, the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball will join Major League Baseball as one of the few professional baseball circuits operating […]

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Fundamentals: Drone Racing League President Rachel Jacobson

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’s episode features Rachel Jacobson, the newly-appointed […]

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NFL Tackles COVID-19

The NFL preseason is officially trimmed to two games. Week one and week four of the preseason were removed, driven by a desire to give teams more on-field practice time […]

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$150M Bubble

The Orlando bubble is set to cost the NBA more than $150 million. The costs include housing the 22 teams and support staff at three resorts, as well as the […]

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NCAA Round Up

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey told U.S. Senators there needs to be a uniform law to regulate how NIL impacts collegiate athletics.  Sankey was part of a panel that addressed the […]

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