Month: February 2021

Texas Teams Fight Through Storm

Last week, Texas Longhorns women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer and his family alternated sleeping at various hotel rooms and his office after losing power during the storm.  “Our room was […]

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NBC May Have to Pay Through the Nose to Keep ‘Sunday Night Football’

NBC has paid the least but gotten the most with NFL TV rights. Now it may have to pay the largest increase to retain ‘Sunday Night Football.’

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Leaked Documents Reveal Talks Between Saudi Arabia and Real Madrid

Leaked documents show that Real Madrid is in talks with a state-owned project in Saudi Arabia about a sponsorship deal.

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Jay-Z and His New Partner LVMH's Deep Sports Ties

Jay-Z is selling half of his champagne line to LVMH. Both have ties to the sports world that could create even more business opportunities.

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Sports Collector to Sell Shares of His More Than Million-Piece Collection

Joel Platt, who owns more than a million sports memorabilia items — all locked in a high-security vault in Florida — has gone public.

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Sports Betting Operators in for Long Haul

As sports betting grows, companies are working to establish long-term partnerships. Penn National and Rush Street Interactive are the latest.

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A-Rod's SPAC Is Going Public After Raising $500 Million

Slam Corp. has announced it raised $500 million by offering 50 million units at $10 each. The company began trading publicly traded today.

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Bundesliga to Sell International Media Rights

Top German soccer league Bundesliga is looking to sell a minority stake in its international broadcasting rights.

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PlayStation Makes Several New Announcements

Sony PlayStation has relaunched its “Play at Home” initiative. The initiative will start in March and end in June.

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The Incredible Rise of NFTs and NBA Top Shot

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are seeing incredible growth this week, led by NBA Top Shot which had $42 million in sales on Monday.

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