Month: November 2020

Big Buyout

Former South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp will walk away with a buyout of approximately $13 million after the school fired him Sunday. The payout comes as many athletic department […]

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Record Betting Quarter

U.S. sports bettors wagered a record $5.95 billion in the third quarter, according to the American Gaming Association. A crowded sports calendar, pent-up demand and new markets — like Illinois […]

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Osaka’s New Line

Naomi Osaka’s new Nike streetwear collection is the latest example of sponsors warming up to athlete activism. After donning face masks with the names of police brutality victims at August’s […]

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IOC President Bach ‘Very Confident’ Fans Will Attend Tokyo Games

IOC and Japan are developing a COVID-19 “toolbox” for Tokyo 2021, and vaccination could be encouraged for participants and spectators.

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NCAA to Relocate Men’s March Madness to Single Location

The governing body is in “preliminary talks” with Indiana and Indianapolis to host the tournament during March and April.

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Social Exercise Sharing App Strava Raises $110 Million

Strava — particularly popular among runners and cyclists — says it has over 70 million users across 195 countries.

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Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney Land Soccer Club Wrexham AFC

The duo’s bid for the club included plans to grow its popularity through media content, like a “Hard Knocks”-esque documentary series.

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Johnson’s Big Win

Dustin Johnson walked away from the Masters with a first-place prize of $2.07 million. The green jacket adds to an already big 2020 for Johnson, who took home $15 million […]

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Soccer Content Play

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney want to invest $2.6 million into Welsh football team Wrexham AFC. Content opportunities are reportedly at the center of the actors’ interest in the team.

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N.J.’s Betting Boom

New Jersey had a third straight record month in October with $803.1 million bet on sports, up 64.6% compared to last year. It’s the first time a state has handled […]

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