Month: September 2021

Fanatics In Talks To Acquire Sportsbook

Fanatics is reportedly closing in on a deal to buy a sportsbook operation, having held discussions with Rush Street Interactive and Betsson.

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Discord Doubles Value With $500M Funding Round

Discord more than doubled its valuation to $15 billion off of a $500 million funding round, led by Dragoneer Investment Group.

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LeBron James’ Media Company Nears Major Investment

LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Company is nearing a major investment from RedBird Capital Partners.

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Making Moves in NIL

It hasn’t even been three months since the NIL era started, but agencies have already gone after the biggest athletes in several different sports.

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Agencies’ New Loophole

The NCAA still has restrictions about signing athletes for pro pursuits. But NIL rules are now giving agencies a way to develop relationships earlier than they ever could before.

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How the NFL Fits Into Amazon’s Bigger Strategy

Amazon’s video content often leads its users to interact with other parts of Amazon Prime. The company recently unveiled a TV.

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On’s Value Rockets After IPO

On Running is already impressing in its first days as a public company. Its stock leapt around 50% from its initial price.

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Video Games Drive Record Spending in August

August saw record highs for consumer spending on video game hardware, content, and accessories.

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NBCU Strikes Deal With Unanimous Media

Comcast NBCUniversal has struck a deal with Steph Curry and his production label Unanimous Media valued in the “high eight-figure range.”

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NFL Viewership Bounces Back, Up 7%

With the NFL’s first week done and viewership numbers out, the league seems to be bouncing back from its fall in viewership last year.

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