Month: February 2021

NFL Remains Atop US Sports Leagues' Sponsorship Revenue

The NFL continues to lead the charge when it comes to sponsors in professional sports.  Fueled by the opening of the Las Vegas Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium and Los Angeles Chargers […]

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A-Rod-Backed SPAC Slam Corp Seeks $500 Million IPO

Alex Rodriguez’s latest business move is nine figures deep. Slam Corp., a blank check company backed by A-Rod and hedge fund Antara Capital, is seeking a $500 million IPO. The […]

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Tony Romo, Jim Nantz Ready for Super Bowl 'Do-Over'

CBS has broadcast more Super Bowls than any network in TV history. Sunday marks the 21st time the network has hosted the Big Game since 1967, and it hopes the […]

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Money Wagered on Super Bowl 55 Expected to Drop Over 36%

The pandemic will unsurprisingly lead to fewer and smaller Super Bowl parties, but gambling on the game is expected to take a rare nosedive as well. Though an American Gaming […]

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Ad Landscape Sees Shakeup for Super Bowl 55

No Coca-Cola or Budweiser, fewer movie trailers and an influx of tech companies means a different mix of Super Bowl ads this year. But even with first-time advertisers like UberEats, […]

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Chicken Wing Consumption Expected to Increase 2% on Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is the second-biggest food consumption day in America, trailing only Thanksgiving. Seventy percent of football fans are expected to overindulge this Sunday, with the average fan planning […]

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What Business Trend are Professionals Watching in 2021?

On Fridays in 2021, we are shifting the popular “Question of the Day” poll section at the bottom of our FOS AM newsletter into an open-ended question, and welcoming FOS […]

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Barstool Sportsbook Adds 48,000 Users in 10 Days After Michigan Launch

Penn National Gaming reported a 23% decrease in revenue for the fourth quarter of its 2020 fiscal year, referencing the pandemic as a barrier to success. Penn hit $1.03 billion in revenue […]

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Democrats Introduce Progressive Federal Bill on College Athlete NIL

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Rep. Lori Trahan (D-Mass.) introduced the latest federal bill to allow college athletes to profit off the use of their name, image, and likeness. “It’s […]

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Team Owners' Wealth Grows 30% in Pandemic, Study Finds

Since March of last year, 64 owners across all four major sports leagues have seen their combined net worths increase from $325 billion to $426 billion. The news comes after […]

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