Month: July 2021

AT&T Gets Q2 Lift From NBA

AT&T bounced back from a pandemic dip with a strong second quarter, buoyed by the return of the NBA on WarnerMedia’s TNT and TBS.

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MLB Looks to Streaming Platforms for Midweek Games

ESPN renewed its contract with Major League Baseball in May for $3.85 billion, ditching rights to the league’s midweek package.

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Netflix Won't Stream Live Sports Any Time Soon

Netflix showed no interest in hastily acquiring streaming rights for live sports during the company’s second-quarter earnings call.

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Off-White Brings More Sports Links to LVMH

Off-White was acquired by LVMH, which took a 60% in the street and sportswear fashion brand created by Virgil Abloh.

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Brisbane Awarded 2032 Olympics, But At What Cost?

Following an official vote from the IOC on Wednesday, Australian city Brisbane was awarded the 2032 Summer Olympic Games.

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FTX Scores Largest Private Crypto Funding Round Ever

FTX raised $900 million from a group of over 60 investors in the largest private raise for a crypto company in history.

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DraftKings Launches NFT Platform with Tom Brady’s Autograph

DraftKings is launching its own NFT platform in partnership with Autograph, an NFT company founded by Tom Brady.

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Zed Run Parent Raises $20M in Funding Round

Virtually Human Studio, the parent company of NFT racing game “Zed Run,” raised $20 million in a Series A funding round on Wednesday.

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Lewis Hamilton Among Stars Investing In Athletic Greens

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton and U.S. gold medalist Shawn Johnson are among the high-profile individuals investing in Athletic Greens.

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ESPN’s Malika Andrews Could Succeed Maria Taylor On ‘NBA Countdown’

Rising star Malika Andrews is seen as a strong candidate to potentially succeed departed Maria Taylor as host of ESPN’s ‘NBA Countdown.’

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