Month: April 2021

CD Projekt Game Sales Strong Despite Bug-Prone ‘Cyberpunk’

“Cyberpunk 2077” has been shrouded in controversy since its release. Despite the miscues, the title sold 13.7 million copies through the end of 2020.

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Simone Biles’ Surprising Pivot from Nike to Athleta

Simone Biles is leaving Nike for Athleta, a brand that better reflects her values–the second high profile departure for Nike this week.

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Super League Fallout: JPMorgan Apologizes After $4B Pledge

JPMorgan apologized for its role as a financial backer of the ill-fated Super League, which collapsed on Tuesday.

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Trevor Lawrence’s Enormous Endorsement Potential

Trevor Lawrence could be the next great quarterback endorser. The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft has a deal with Gatorade and he could make millions more, some experts say.

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Trevor Lawrence Scores Gatorade Endorsement Deal

Trevor Lawrence has scored a multi-year endorsement deal with Gatorade. The Clemson QB is expected to be first pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

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Peloton Spiraling Over Treadmill Safety

The connected fitness company is in hot water over injuries and a death related to its Tread+ treadmill.

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Michigan Upgrades Esports to Varsity Program

The CEO of Activision Blizzard has donated $4 million to the University of Michigan. The gift will help launch an esports program.

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Marshawn Lynch Co-Owns a Soccer Team Now

Former NFL superstar and Super Bowl Champion Marshawn Lynch has joined the ownership group of the Oakland Roots of the USLC.

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Vivid Seats Goes Public Through Dodgers Owner’s SPAC

Ticket marketplace Vivid Seats is going public through a SPAC merger. The SPAC is owned by L.A. Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly.

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Overtime Raises $80M from Drake, Bezos, and Others

Media company Overtime raised $80 million from Drake, Jeff Bezos, and others in a Series C funding round.

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