Month: January 2021

Snowshoeing Sees Pandemic-Fueled Surge

Snowshoeing is shaping up to be the hot outdoor activity this winter, much like bicycling was in the spring. From August to October, snowshoe sales grew more than 250% year over year, rising […]

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Video Games Expected to Carry Momentum Through 2021

A very strong 2020 for the video game industry could continue well into the new year. Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak says the pandemic “likely pulled forward four years of gamer adoption.”  […]

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Trending 20 Leaderboard (1/5/21)

Welcome to the FOS Trending 20, presented by Conviva Social Insights This new collaboration between Front Office Sports and Conviva ranks the pro teams and leagues/events which are driving the [...]

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ESPN Adds DJ Khaled to NFL Wild-Card Coverage Plans

ESPN has tapped an eclectic cast for its first “MegaCast” coverage of an NFL wild-card playoff game, making a play to acquire new viewers as NFL media rights negotiations are […]

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Friends Set $1 Million Price Target for ‘Space Jam 2’ Domain Name

Two friends who hold the SpaceJam2.com domain are asking Warner Bros. for $1 million, money they say will mostly go to charity.

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Rush Street Interactive Makes Stock Market Debut

Rush Street Interactive started trading on the New York Stock Exchange last week after going public through a SPAC merger that values the company at $1.8 billion. The move signals […]

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European Soccer Adds Another American Investor

Another U.S. investment group has entered European soccer with ALK Capital’s purchase of English Premier League team Burnley. Led by former Real Salt Lake CEO Alan Pace, ALK secured an […]

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Former NBA Player Buys Ebony Media

Former NBA forward Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman is the new owner of legacy Black media company Ebony after bidding $14 million for it in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. His company, Bridgeman Sports […]

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