Month: January 2021

ESPN Reportedly Shopping X Games

ESPN is reportedly shopping the X Games, the extreme sports franchise it started 25 years ago to draw in younger viewers. The 2021 edition begins today in Aspen. A sale […]

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New Jersey Tops Nevada in 2020 Sports Betting Handle

Nevada has officially been overtaken as the mecca of sports betting. New Jersey is the new top dog.  With the rise of mobile betting, coupled with the pandemic, Nevada lost […]

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Naomi Osaka Takes Ownership Stake in NWSL's NC Courage

Naomi Osaka is adding women’s soccer to her investment portfolio. The three-time Grand Slam champion is the first to invest in the North Carolina Courage — the 2018 and 2019 […]

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CBS Nears Super Bowl Ad Sellout

ViacomCBS has “virtually sold out” its ad inventory for Super Bowl 55. Thirty-second spots for this year’s national broadcast went for about $5.5 million — down slightly from 2020. Last […]

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UMass, McCormack Department of Sport Management Introduce Groundbreaking Women in Business Course

(Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) On Nov. 13, 2020, the Miami Marlins hired Kim Ng as their new general manager, […]

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Fundamentals: Women in Sport Business

Welcome to the latest episode of Fundamentals, a Front Office Sports interview show featuring leading operators and voices of the sports industry. In this episode, presented by McCormack Department of […]

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Sources: Fox Sports Shows Interest in Bidding for NHL

Fox Sports is interested in broadcasting NHL games again, sources tell Front Office Sports.

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GameStop Stock Continues WallStreetBets-Fueled Surge

Wednesday’s spike occurred even after reports emerged that short sellers had largely covered their positions.

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Buchwald Talent Agency Partners with CSE to Form Buchwald Sports

The sports and entertainment industries continue to mesh. In the latest development, talent agency Buchwald is partnering with sports agency CSE to form Buchwald Sports. The joint business venture gets […]

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Startup Talent Hack Raises $4.7 Million For B2C Fitness Platform

Another company is capitalizing on the stay-at-home fitness movement.  New York-based startup Talent Hack raised $4.7 million in seed funding for its brand-to-consumer fitness platform Spaces.  Unlike digital fitness giants […]

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