Month: August 2021

Max Kellerman Could Leave ESPN's 'First Take' With Stephen A. Smith

Max Kellerman is poised to leave ESPN’s ‘First Take’ debate show opposite Stephen A. Smith after a nearly five-year run, sources tell Front Office Sports.

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A Disturbing Loophole

When it comes to one of the largest issues on college campuses — and in college sports — the NCAA has no system of accountability.

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Will NCAA Rewrite Rules?

At a Constitutional Convention this fall, a committee will reconsider the NCAA’s bylaws and its overall place in college sports governance. It couldn’t have come at a better time.

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New Outside Organizations?

Right now, survivors can try to hold schools accountable for mishandling assault allegations by filing a lawsuit, or filing a complaint with the Department of Education. Are there additional ideas to consider?

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WWE Forges Content Deal with The Ringer and Spotify

WWE is poised to announce a deal with Bill Simmons’ The Ringer that will include new podcast series and exclusive audio content.

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Disney Contemplates Combining Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu

Disney CEO Bob Chapek indicated that the company has considered combining Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu into a single offering.

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U.K. Pledges $319 Million for Olympic Success

Boris Johnson is showing his pride for the British Olympic squad by pledging $319 million to the team after its success at the Tokyo Games.

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Lakers Switch Drink Sponsor from Gatorade to BioSteel

The Los Angeles Lakers struck a drink sponsorship deal with Canadian-based BioSteel, ending a long-term partnership with Gatorade.

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Ted Segal Foresees Big Future for Houston Soccer

Houston Dynamo and Dash owner Ted Segal anticipates the 2026 World Cup bringing a new level of enthusiasm for U.S. soccer.

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Endeavor Revenue Reaches $1.1 Billion in Second Quarter

Endeavor generated $1.1 billion in revenue in Q2 2021 — a $650 million increase compared to the same period a year ago.

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