Month: August 2020

Washington Woes

NFL owner Dan Snyder came under further fire Wednesday as new allegations of sexism and harassment in the Washington Football Team’s workplace emerged from The Washington Post. The new report […]

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Players Protest

The NBA postponed its entire slate of playoff games yesterday after the Milwaukee Bucks sat out the scheduled Game 5 of its series against the Orlando Magic. The Bucks’ strike […]

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Rocky Mountain Bets

In its second month of legal sports betting, Colorado established itself as a top five betting market in the U.S. Colorado reported $59.2 million in wagers in July, a 55% […]

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Record Quarter

Dick’s Sporting Goods had a record second quarter, posting $276.8 million in profit on $2.7 billion in sales. Digital sales soared 194%. Despite store closures for parts of the quarter, […]

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MLB, WNBA, NHL React to Jacob Blake Shooting, Bucks’ Strike

In the wake of the Milwaukee Bucks’ Game 5 playoff strike and the NBA’s ensuing decision to postpone all Aug. 26 games, other professional athletes are starting to react. The […]

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Sparked by Bucks’ Strike, Slate of NBA Playoff Games Postponed

Milwaukee did not take the floor for their Game 5 matchup with the Orlando Magic, leading to all three scheduled NBA games getting postponed.

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Advertisers Spend $100 Million on Air Time During Pro Sports’ Return

More than 500 companies and causes have combined to spend nearly $100 million dollars on placing advertisements in national broadcasts of live sports since they have returned amid the COVID-19 […]

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Reports 194% Q2 Increase in Online Sales

As a perhaps unexpected side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of sporting goods retailers have reported major boosts to their sales over recent weeks thanks to people embracing […]

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NBA, Audible Team Up for Podcast Series ‘Beyond The Last Dance’

The series of 40-minute episodes will “explore additional storylines” from “The Last Dance,” which centered around Michael Jordan’s career and the Bulls’ 1997-98 season.

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Agents, College Players Face Uncertain Road to NFL Draft

Agents are struggling to advise players on a college football season filled with unknowns — especially for the players who might not get a season at all.

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