Month: January 2021

Sources: John Skipper, Dan Le Batard Seek $10-15M In Financing

John Skipper and Dan Le Batard are looking to raise $10 million to $15 million in financing from a variety of investors for their new Meadowlark Media content factory.

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New Liberty Media SPAC Speeds Toward Deal

The SPAC raised $500 million in its Thursday IPO and is now seeking an acquisition target in technology, media, music or telecommunications.

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Chess Player Named Highest Earning Esports Player of 2020

Thirty-year-old Norwegian Magnus Carlsen banked $510,587 in prize money from online site Chess24 — more than any other esports player.

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GameStop Trading Halted After Incredible Spike

The stock is a darling for Reddit’s WallStreetBets, the community behind much of the surge — including the recent push short squeeze.

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Sacred Heart University Gives Athletes and Students Hands-On Learning Opportunities

(Sacred Heart University is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) The Sacred Heart University (SHU) Pioneers call Fairfield, Connecticut home. In addition to being home to 33 NCAA Division […]

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FIFA Would Bar 'Super League' Participants From World Cup

A proposal for a new summer tournament isn’t a direct challenge to the Champions League, but the suggestion alone caused European football powers to respond. Yesterday, FIFA, UEFA and the […]

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Video Game Studio Acquisitions Are About To Heat Up

There’s no indication yet which studios might get acquired and by whom, but reports suggest there are plenty of deals in the works.

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2021 Australian Open Faces COVID-19 Hurdles

Millions of dollars are on the line, and hotel rooms have become de facto gyms for the tennis season’s first major. World No. 1 Novak Djokavic resorted to hitting with […]

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UFC 257's Main Event Draws Significant Betting Interest

Saturday’s UFC 257 main event should be massive for sports betting, as Conor McGregor’s rematch with Dustin Poirier continues to draw significant interest at sportsbooks.  As a consensus -315 favorite […]

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With Larry Scott's Exit, Pac-12 Media Rights Take Center Stage

The Pac-12 will need a new commissioner to renegotiate its expiring media rights contracts. Yesterday, the conference announced Commissioner Larry Scott will step down in June — a year before […]

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