Month: March 2021

Amazon to Stream 21 New York Yankees Games This Season

With its deals to stream New York Yankees and NFL games, Amazon is throwing a scare into legacy TV networks that control live sports rights.

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How Michael Jordan’s Golf Course Sets Him Up to Win Against Pros

Michael Jordan opened The Grove XXIII in Home Sound, Florida in 2019 as one of the most exclusive golf courses in the country.

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Bally's Announces Intention to Acquire U.K. Betting Platform Gamesys

Bally’s is continuing its move into digital betting with its intention to acquire U.K. gambling platform Gamesys for $2.7 billion.

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NBA Aims for $75 Billion Multiyear Media Rights Package

After the NFL sealed an 11-year media rights deals for more than $100 billion, the NBA is looking to make headlines for similar reasons.

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CBS Lands U.S. Broadcasting Rights to Serie A and Coppa Italia

CBS is the new U.S. owner of Serie A and Coppa Italia’s broadcasting rights. The deal runs for three years at $75 million per year.

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ByteDance Ups Stakes in Battle with Tencent Holdings

ByteDance has agreed to acquire mobile game developer and publisher Moonton Technology through its flagship gaming studio, Nuverse.

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NFL Could Fetch Up to $250 Million In Data Contracts

The NFL is reportedly in talks to rake in hundreds of millions more annually in data contracts after locking in $113 billion in TV deals.

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Fanatics Doubles Valuation to $12.8 Billion After New Funding Round

Fanatics, a leader in licensed sports merchandise, continues its ascension following a new funding round that has doubled its valuation.

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Caesars Close To Deal With Saints For Superdome Naming Rights

So much for the NFL’s prohibition against sports betting. Caesars is nearing a Superdome name deal with the New Orleans Saints.

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Dan Snyder to Buy Out Minority Owners of Washington Football Team

Dan Snyder has a deal in place to purchase the 40% of the Washington Football Team that he doesn’t already own.

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