Month: November 2020

ESPN Cuts Esports

ESPN is ending its daily coverage of the $1 billion esports industry despite recognizing the audience growth opportunity the segment presents. The company launched an esports-specific vertical in 2016, supplementing […]

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Masters Tees Off

The Masters may be teeing off today without spectators, but fans can still get their fill. For the first-time ever there’s an online Masters store, but a ticket to the […]

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SEC Postponements

COVID-19 is hitting SEC football hard, with four games postponed this weekend — including a marquee matchup between powerhouses LSU and Alabama. LSU has already used its open week at […]

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NBA Fan Plans

With Dec. 22 in place as the NBA season’s start date, the league is working to ensure some fans can attend games. The NBA reportedly sent a memo to its […]

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Walking on Cloud9

Puma has launched a footwear collaboration with esports organization Cloud9. An apparel collection between the two companies launched last year following Puma’s sponsorship deal with the esports team. This is […]

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Flutter Reports

Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of FanDuel and FoxBet, grew revenue 27% year-over-year during its third quarter. The company expects a loss of $212-$239 million for the year due to […]

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Triller Embraces Sports as it Looks to Challenge TikTok, Reels

While TikTok and Reels are two important apps with a unique social media presence in sports, Triller is also aiming to break through.

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ESPN to Cease Daily Coverage of Esports

ESPN launched its vertical devoted to the world of competitive gaming in 2016. But ultimately the new business didn’t scale enough to make a meaningful impact, said sources.

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Spotify’s Megaphone

Spotify has agreed to acquire podcast advertising and publishing firm Megaphone in a deal valuing the company at $235 million. Megaphone’s customers include ESPN and the Wall Street Journal. Advertisers […]

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NFL Playoff Expansion?

NFL owners have agreed to expand the postseason if the season is cut short because of COVID-19 cancellations. If the NFL can’t complete its 16-game schedule even with a possible […]

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