Month: October 2020

MLB Revenue Slides

While the league successfully navigated its pandemic-shortened season, teams are working to offset massive losses from a dip in revenue.

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Callaway Closes on Deal to Buy Remaining Share of Topgolf

Equipment manufacturer Callaway already owns roughly 14% of the Dallas-based driving range operator Topgolf.

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ESPN Digital Veteran Ryan Spoon Leaves for BetMGM

ESPN’s SVP of social and digital content is departing the company to become BetMGM’s chief operating officer.

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NWSL Teams Soar in Social Media Engagement

With a big announcement early in the week confirming its name, badge and the addition of a slew of high-profile investors to its ownership group, Angel City FC racked up a whopping 10.28% audience growth rate.

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Q&A: Rob Dauster Discusses Men’s College Hoops Podcast Network

college basketball reporting veterans, College basketball reporters Rob Dauster and Jeff Goodman have launched a new men’s basketball podcast network called The Field of 68.

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‘Highly Likely’ Lakers Title Celebrations Contributed to LA COVID-19 Spike

L.A. County’s average daily case increase has gone from “around 940” per day to “almost 1,200” since early October, Los Angeles’ health department said.

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Philippines Showcases International Growth Efforts by NBA During Playoffs

Grassroots youth participation in the Philippines hit a milestone earlier this year when Jr. NBA alumnus Kai Sotto signed with the G League.

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Trending 20 Leaderboard (10/27/2020)

Welcome to the FOS Trending 20, presented by Conviva Social Insights PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN ARCHIVED VERSION OF TRENDING 20 FROM OCTOBER 2020. SEE THIS WEEK'S EDITION. This new collaboration [...]

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Kohl’s Challenges Lululemon

With activewear accounting for 20% of sales, Kohl’s is launching an athleisure brand as other companies see massive success in the category.

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Facebook Gaming Aspirations

Facebook is rolling out more complex games natively into its existing app to keep users on the social platform.

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