Month: October 2020

NBA’s Global Focus

With telecasts in China sidelined for almost the entirety of the NBA season, other international initiatives shined for the NBA — like the Philippines.

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New Ticketing Reality

Despite Globe Life Field’s limited capacity during the World Series, tickets aren’t garnering the same dollars as previous years.

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World Series Ticket was Priciest of Pandemic Era

A fan paid $6,499 each for tickets to Game 5 of the World Series, the most expensive seat for a sporting event purchased on StubHub since the pandemic began.

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HBO Acquires Chris Paul Doc ‘The Day Sports Stood Still’

The film will center on Chris Paul giving a first-person account of the COVID-19 pandemic-induced sports shutdown.

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NWSL Grows TV Audience 500% in 2020

The league carried out two tournaments amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a new broadcast deal with CBS sparked broad growth.

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Report: NBA Missed 2019-20 Revenue Projections by $1.5 Billion

Despite setting up a bubble season that was largely successful, the NBA reportedly missed its season revnue projections by $1.5 billion.

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Former UMass Tennis Players Take On NCAA Amid ‘Unfair’ Penalties

Former UMass women’s tennis players advocate for reform of the NCAA after it handed down penalties for infractions athletes didn’t commit.

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Peloton’s Optimistic Future

As the fitness industry shifts, Peloton’s CFO believes there’s plenty of growth potential as its customer base changes.

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Gaming Ads Heat Up

As video games are relying on sports to garner advertising impressions, advertisers are turning to gamers for star power.

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NBA’s Broadcast Enhancements

Hope for fans in arenas next season is waning as COVID-19 cases rise, so important TV dates are back in play with new NBA start date plans.

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