Month: June 2021

Women in Sports are Leveling Up

(Ohio University is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) This spring, FOS Fundamentals introduced Women in Sports, a three-part webinar series presented by Ohio University’s Professional Master of Sports […]

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Ares Pours More Than $1B into Sports Investments

Ares Management has moved aggressively into sports investing, as more leagues and franchises seek out private equity funding.

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Mercury Ink First-Ever Betting Deal In Women’s Sports

Bally’s Corporation announced a 15-year deal worth a reported $66 million with the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday.

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Connected Fitness Boxing Startup FightCamp Raises $90M

FightCamp, an interactive at-home training boxing machine and workout class company, raised $90 million in a funding round.

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Getting Creative

“How can we cheaply find ways … so that we can be one, effective to our budget, but two, be effective for our student-athletes?” one D-III admin said.

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Small-School Problems

Division II and III athletic departments want to help with NIL. But the lack of resources makes it more difficult for them to do so.

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NCAA’s Last-Minute NIL Waiver

While the NCAA’s temporary NIL policy was expected and long overdue, it came with a twist. The NCAA said it will also ratify the proposal for Divisions II and III.

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NBA Sponsorship Deals Hit $1.46B, Nears NFL Mark

IEG estimates that the NBA made a record $1.46 billion in sponsorship revenue this season, up 6% year-over-year.

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Peloton and Echelon Go Big on Music Partnerships

Peleton is launching a virtual music festival, as it leans further into music partnerships to attract and retain users.

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Sony, Like Microsoft, Betting on Acquisitions

Sony acquired Finnish video game developer Housemarque, the studio behind the PlayStation 5 exclusive title, “Returnal.”

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