Month: July 2021

DraftKings to Open Betting-Themed Sports Bars

DraftKings is partnering with Sports & Social to create betting-themed sports bars. The first locations will be in Nashville and Detroit.

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Gray Television's $925M Acquisition of Quincy Media Approved

Gray Television’s $925 million acquisition of Quincy Media was approved by the Department of Justice on Wednesday.

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Facebook’s Sees Huge Revenue Jump, Looks to Metaverse

Facebook saw revenue increase 56% year-over-year in Q2 as it edges further into the fitness space.

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Big 12 Alleges ESPN Conspired to 'Harm' Conference

The Big 12 is accusing TV partner ESPN of luring schools to leave the conference. ESPN denies the allegations.

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PS5 Is Sony’s Fastest-Selling Console

Sony has sold more than 10 million PlayStation 5 units globally, making it the fastest-selling console in the company’s history.

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Expanded SEC Could Generate NCAA-Like Revenue

With the potential to have a 16-team conference, one analysis from USA Today Sports says the SEC could make just as much as the NCAA.

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Cleveland Indians’ Name Change Unsettled

The rebrand of the Cleveland Indians to the Guardians faces hurdles on a couple fronts days after the change was announced.

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Spotify Sees User Growth as it Ramps Up Sports Content

Spotify grew its listener base by over 20 percent, while improving its ad monetization in the second quarter.

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Athleta Unveils Digital Platform Focused on Wellbeing

Athleta unveiled an immersive digital platform focused on wellbeing. It offers guides, workout content, and supervised chat spaces.

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Sports Pipeline Ripple Effect

The high school NIL development raises questions about whether it will fundamentally change high school sports, as well as the professional basketball pipeline.

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