Month: March 2021

GameStop Stock Jumps After Retailer Updates E-Commerce Strategy

GameStop is pivoting to focus on online commerce, after a push from activist investor Ryan Cohen. The company’s stock surged again on Monday.

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Echelon Announces Connected Bike Exclusive to Sam's Club

Months after a business mishap with Amazon, Echelon announced that its Sport-s connected bike is available exclusively at Sam’s Club.

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MLB’s Loan Ratchets Up Tension

MLB took out a loan to substitute in for the revenue sharing that would normally help fund small-market teams.

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Sports Leagues Ready to Rebound from Pandemic

The financial impact of the pandemic on sports leagues has been unprecedented but the tide is starting to turn.

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All Rise: Skip Bayless Could Star In Solo Courtroom Debate Show

Skip Bayless could start in a “Judge Judy”-like courtroom show on FS1 where he sits in judgement on sports debates.

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Sportradar Going Public at $10 Billion Valuation

Sportradar is going public at a $10 billion valuation, via a SPAC, Horizon Acquisition Corp. II, led by Dodgers minority owner Todd Boehly.

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New Balance Focuses on Women’s Lacrosse With Brine

New Balance has announced that its subsidiary Brine will be rebranding itself exclusively as a women’s equipment manufacturer.

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FC Barcelona Appoints Joan Laporta as New President

FC Barcelona named Joan Laporta president after Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned in October. He previously held the position from 2003 to 2010.

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How Gyms Found a Way Through the Pandemic

Planet Fitness saw its first month of net membership increase during the pandemic in January. Other gyms have had to get creative to survive.

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NFL Thinking About Pursuing Digital Collectibles in the Future

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told Yahoo Sports that “we’ve taken a hard look about that market.”

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