Month: April 2021

ESPN’s Eaves Gets Dream Assignment: Masters

ESPN’s Michael Eaves talks about succeeding Tom Rinaldi on Masters coverage and an original piece he’s written for the broadcast.

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Fox Sports Expands Relationship with New York Racing Association

Fox Sports announced last month it will expand its relationship with the New York Racing Association through 2030.

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NBA Expects Full-Capacity Crowds Next Season

NBA teams expect full capacity next season and hope to increase attendance this year. The league also announced a partnership with CLEAR.

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Tom Brady Enters NFT Market with New Platform

The five-time Super Bowl MVP is launching Autograph, an NFT platform that will offer digital collectibles.

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Beats, Nike Halt Deals with Deshaun Watson

In a matter of hours, Nike and Beats By Dre distanced themselves from Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson amid sexual assault allegations.

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Source: Beats by Dre Cuts Ties with Deshaun Watson

Beats by Dre ends sponsorship deal with Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson amid numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Advocates Suggest Solutions for NCAA's Gender Disparities

Because of state laws, NIL is coming whether the NCAA wants it or not. But women’s sports reform remains more nebulous.  In order to grow women’s basketball, advocates suggest that […]

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Political Pressure Facing NCAA

The failures have sparked not just outside concern but also calls for intervention. The NCAA launched an investigation into women’s sports inequality after lawmakers complained. And state legislatures drafted more […]

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NCAA Gives Athletes Stage to Criticize It

Financially, the NCAA got what it wanted. It plowed through the pandemic to put on a men’s basketball tournament that brings in close to $1 billion.  But the NCAA also […]

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Topps Plans to Go Public Via $1.3 Billion SPAC Merger

Trading card business Topps is planning to go public via SPAC through a merger with Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II.

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