Month: October 2021

Billy Beane SPAC Close to SeatGeek Merger

A SPAC led by Oakland A’s executive Billy Beane and Redbird Capital founder Gerry Cardinale is close to a merger with SeatGeek.

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Bucks Owner Dinan Launches SPAC, Eyes Team Acquisition

Milwaukee Bucks’ co-owner Jamie Dinan launched a SPAC that intends to acquire a sports-related company. It could target a franchise.

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Choosing The Proper Route

A confusing high school NIL landscape could affect where athletes choose to go to high school, and when they enter college.

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High Schoolers Already Profiting

When the NCAA changed its NIL policy, it opened the door for high schoolers to profit without losing their college eligibility. They’re already beginning to take advantage.

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TrillerNet in Negotiations That Could Lead to Sale, Merger

The parent company of Triller is in negotiations that could result in an acquisition or merger, a source tells Front Office Sports.

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Triller Parent In Advanced Acquisition Talks

The parent company of Triller is in negotiations that could result in an acquisition or merger, a source tells Front Office Sports.

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EA Could Drop ‘FIFA’ Name from Iconic Series

Electronic Arts is considering dropping “FIFA” from its soccer game series. Its current licensing deal with FIFA expires in 2022.

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MGM Seeks Full Control of BetMGM

MGM Resorts will seek to gain full control over BetMGM if DraftKings is successful in purchasing Entain after making a $22.4 billion bid.

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iFIT Delays IPO After Planning to Raise $646M

iFIT delayed its IPO on Thursday, citing adverse market conditions after planning to raise $646 million.

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Saudi-Led Consortium Buys Newcastle for $409M

England’s Newcastle United soccer team has been purchased for $409 million by a Saudi consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.

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