Month: May 2021

NCAA Scrambles to Get NIL Laws Passed

Congress, obviously, has other things on its mind. But this week, NCAA President Mark Emmert traveled to Washington to lobby for a federal NIL law, he told USA Today.

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Florida NIL Law's Near-Delay Illustrates Fragility of Landscape

If Florida’s law allowing college athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness had been delayed, one NIL company founder said: “I’m not sure we would have survived, to be honest with you.”

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College Athletes on Visas May Be Barred from NIL Profits

More than 20,000 athletes come from abroad each year to play in the NCAA. But it’s possible that athletes on student visas won’t be able to make money off their name, image, and likeness at all.

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Conor McGregor ‘Certainly Interested In’ Soccer Club

Conor McGregor is interested in buying a soccer club, publicly discussing the possibility of buying Manchester United.

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Electronic Arts Reports Lukewarm Fiscal Q4

Electronic Arts reported earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2021. The video game company fell short of expectations.

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Fanatics Adds Phoenix Suns To Growing Roster

On Tuesday, Fanatics announced a partnership with the Suns, adding Phoenix as the 13th NBA team on its roster.

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Electric Racing Revolution Rolls On

Gordon Murray, former designer for McLaren’s Formula 1 racing cars, is working on electric car platforms.

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Wynn Sports Betting Merger Shows SPAC Wave Not Over

Wynn Interactive, the online sports betting and gambling wing of Wynn Resorts, is going public via a SPAC merger.

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A-Rod Deal For Timberwolves Still Alive, But Sliding

Alex Rodriguez and business partner Marc Lore’s exclusive negotiating window to purchase the Minnesota Timberwolves has closed.

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Sportradar Buys InteractSport, Its Third Acquisition of 2021

Sportradar is at it again adding to an already eclectic business portfolio. The data aggregator has acquired InteractSport.

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