Month: October 2020

How Masters, CBS Will Avoid Sunday Conflict With NFL

CBS Sports will move up Sunday final round coverage of the 2020 Masters by three hours to avoid a conflict with its late afternoon NFL telecast. The coronavirus pandemic forced Augusta National Golf Club to move the Masters to November from its normal slot in April.

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Barstool Betting App a Driver of Penn Quarterly Revenues

Penn National Gaming announced a profitable quarter as Barstool Sportsbook app helped drive revenues after its launch.

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Klay Thompson Becomes First Active NBA Player to Back CBD Brand

CBD use in professional sports has been a hot topic in recent years, and the NBA has long banned the use of marijuana and its byproducts.

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Sports Streaming Service DAZN to Expand Globally on Dec. 1

When the expansion happens on Dec. 1, initial monthly pricing will be £1.99 — about $2.60 — per month.

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Georgia Tech Focuses on Fan Safety With Return of Football

Using Satisfi Labs’ virtual assistant, Georgia Tech football has been able to allow fans a safe return to Bobby Dodd Stadium.

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Twitch of Beauty

On top of its video game prowess, Twitch is staking its claim as a platform for beauty brands. Beauty influencer Michelle Phan recently hosted a Twitch livestream to help launch […]

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Fitness Retail Growth Continues

Big 5 Sporting Goods had its best quarter ever with a 14.8% same store sales increase. The retailer reported $28.4 million in income, up from $6.4 million year-over-year. Consumers looking […]

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COVID-19’s Lasting Presence

Wisconsin shut down football activities and its game against Nebraska this weekend was canceled because of a COVID-19 outbreak. Just a week after kicking off, the Big Ten will join […]

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Marathons Finished?

As the Boston Marathon pushes back its 2021 race until at least next fall, races have gone virtual creating a massive drop in real finishers.

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Dodgers’ Justin Turner Played by a Different Set of COVID-19 Rules

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner showed the divide on how players and fans are treated when it comes to pandemic protocols.

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