Month: October 2021

Fanatics Reportedly Interested In RSNs

Sports merchandiser and trading card company Fanatics has reportedly discussed the possibility of entering the RSN business.

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Dorel Sells Bicycle Segment for $810M

Dorel Industries Inc. signed a definitive agreement on Monday to sell its bicycle segment Dorel Sports to Pon Holdings for $810 million.

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ESPN Reveals Its Broadcast Plans For Return To NHL

ESPN is planning on-ice camera operators and access to the NHL’s replay room as it returns to hockey coverage for first time in 17 years.

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Alcohol, Betting NIL Deals Fair Game for Some Athletes

Some state laws and school rules allow athletes to partner with companies the NCAA considered “taboo” — and a couple partnerships have surfaced.

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Apple Appeals Ruling in Epic Games Trial

The App Store generates about $19 billion annually. The store makes most of its money from in-app purchases inside free-to-download games.

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Nike, Adidas Face Supply Chain Threats

A surge in COVID-19 cases in Vietnam has caused a massive labor shortage in Vietnam, leading to supply chain issues for Nike and adidas.

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Rare Sneakers Drive Sotheby's Sales

The sports collectibles market continues to see record sales this year, and for Sotheby’s, sneakers are the fastest-growing category.

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NHL Looks to Expand in Mexico

The NHL is looking at Mexico in an effort to expand its Latin American fan base.

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Manchester United Owners Offload $186M in Shares

On Tuesday, the Manchester United ownership group sold 8% of their equity in the club. This is their second sale of shares this year.

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NFL Viewership Hits Six-Year High

NFL viewership is the highest it’s been in six years. An average of 17.3 million viewers have tuned in in the first four weeks.

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