Month: July 2021

A-Rod’s Rapidly Expanding Investment Portfolio

Alex Rodriguez continues to add to his portfolio as he and Marc Lore build upon their formidable investment partnership.

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The Future of Brick and Mortar Fitness

While this most recent rush of funding may seem like a positive sign for the gym industry, it could be too little too late.

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Texas, Oklahoma Reportedly Headed to SEC

On Monday, Texas and Oklahoma plan to inform the Big 12 Conference that they’ll part ways with the league in 2025, according to a 247Sports report. The two programs are headed for the Southeastern Conference.

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Crown Resorts Faces Shutdown, $9B Merger Withdrawn

Crown Resorts has lost its $9 billion merger proposal with Star Entertainment Group after allegations of tax evasion and money-laundering.

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Panini Set to Produce College Athlete Trading Cards

Panini is set to sell trading cards of college athletes after agreeing to a multiyear deal with OneTeam, which will provide licensing.

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NFL to Players: Get Vaccinated or Pay the Price

The NFL’s threatening to drop the financial hammer on un-vaccinated players and teams that cause forfeited games in 2021, according to memo.

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Olympics Could Still Be a Win for NBCUniversal

The Olympics have endured all sorts of challenges related to the pandemic, but it’s still be a strong property for NBCUniversal.

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Premier League Inks Streaming Rights Deal in China

The Premier League signed a streaming rights deal in China with iQiyi, providing clarity to a situation thrown into flux.

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Mercedes-Benz Announces $47B Electric Push

Mercedes-Benz plans to spend more than $47 billion to go all-electric by the end of the decade.

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Caesars $138M Superdome Naming Rights Deal Approved

Caesars Entertainment acquired naming rights to the Superdome, home of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, in a 20-year, $138 million deal.

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