Month: April 2021

ESPN to Debut NBA Betting Broadcast

ESPN is set to broadcast its first alternate sports betting presentation for an NBA game derived from the network’s ‘Daily Wager’ show.

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USWNT Continues Fight For Equal Pay

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is expected to appeal its equal pay case against the U.S. Soccer Federation to the Ninth Circuit.

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Masters Final Round Least-Watched In Almost 30 Years

Sunday’s final round of the 2021 Masters Tournament fell to its lowest viewership in nearly 30 years.

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Epic Games Valued at Nearly $29B After Funding Round

Epic Games has completed a $1 billion funding round, giving the company a $28.7 billion valuation. The round features $200 million from Sony.

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Nike Creates 'Nothing but Gold' App, Targeting Young Women

Nike created a landing page and Instagram account for Nothing but Gold, an app targeting women “dedicated to sport, style, and self-care.”

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How Steph Curry Is Helping Golf Reach New Communities

Steph Curry helped fund Howard University’s golf program with a seven-figure donation, as part of an effort to bring Black players into golf.

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As Esports Rise, Tencent Continues to Invest

Tencent, the Chinese conglomerate, has started to invest not only in its wheelhouse of games but the players behind the screen.

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Dick's Sporting Goods Opens Interactive Store 'House of Sports'

Dick’s Sporting Goods opened ‘House of Sport’ concept store including an indoor rock climbing wall, golf driving bay and track and field.

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Is The Rock Cookin’ Up an XFL-CFL Title Game?

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s reborn XFL and the Canadian Football League could be working on their own version of the Super Bowl.

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Soccer Has A New Most Valuable Team

Barcelona now tops the list of most valuable soccer teams at $4.76 billion. The top 20 teams’ values grew 30% over the last two years.

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