Month: December 2021

MLB Analyst Lobbying for Game at Historical Stadium

ESPN analyst and former MLB player Harold Reynolds is lobbying for a “Field of Dreams” game to be played at a Negro League stadium.

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Tesla Boosts Formula SAE Racing Teams

Tesla plans to be a new sponsor of Formula SAE teams, providing the electric racing teams with discounted hardware and free battery cells.

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Qatar's World Cup Accommodations Running Scarce

Qatar is expecting a $20 billion economic boost from the 2022 World Cup, but that could change as the country looks for more accommodations.

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ESPN Has $400M At Risk in College Football Playoffs

ESPN could lose around $400 million in ad revenue if there are more College Football Playoff cancellations.

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FIFA Plans Major Cut to Agent Compensation

FIFA is planning to cap how much agents can make, particularly on transfer fees. Some agents are threatening legal action in response.

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Tokyo Olympics Cost $1.8B Less Than Previous Estimates

The Tokyo Olympics cost $1.8 billion less than previous estimates. The main reason is that a lack of fans led to lower staffing levels.

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Golf Industry Continues to Flourish Amid Pandemic

Golf’s popularity picked up during the pandemic, and nearly two years in, the sport is still swinging for the stars.

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COVID Surge May Stall Gym Industry's Comeback

The Omicron spike in COVID cases could spoil a past certainty for gyms: members starting on fitness-related New Year’s resolutions.

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‘League of Legends’ Maker Agrees to $100M Settlement

Riot Games, maker of “League of Legends,” has agreed to a $100 million settlement with two California agencies.

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Washington Spirit's Majority Owner Threatened With Legal Action

Investors in the NWSL’s Washington Spirit have threatened legal action against majority owner Steve Baldwin.

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