Month: December 2021

Four Bowl Games Canceled So Far

College football bowl games are joining professional sports and college basketball teams in pandemic-related cancellations.

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Crypto Exchanges Buy Up Super Bowl Ad Time

Crypto.com bought Super Bowl ad space, matching its crypto exchange rival FTX. Both companies have snapped up sports sponsorships.

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Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Underway

The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race returned on Sunday with 88 boats after being canceled last year due to the pandemic.

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Ubisoft’s NFT Plans Draw Backlash from Gamers

Ubisoft is planning to become a key player in NFTs but backlash from consumers may thwart the company’s goals.

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Formula E Leads in Sports Sustainability

Formula E released its 2021 sustainability report last week. The EV driver series plans to reduce emissions by 45% in the next decade.

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Sports Betting Companies Spending Billions on U.S. Market

Sports betting companies are spending heavily in a race to acquire market share in the growing U.S. market.

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European Commission Clears Discovery, WarnerMedia Merger

The European Commission has granted unconditional antitrust clearance to Discovery’s $43 billion acquisition of AT&T’s WarnerMedia.

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Ferrari Inks Deal with Blockchain Firm for Digital Content

Ferrari signed a multi-year deal on Monday with Switzerland-based blockchain firm Velas Network to create exclusive digital content for fans.

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Congress Eyes WFT Hearing Near Super Bowl Weekend

Congress could schedule a hearing on the NFL’s investigation into the Washington Football Team near Super Bowl weekend.

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Economic Issues Loom for MLB Labor Negotiations

MLB and the MLBPA have been sorting out non-economic issues, but the two sides are putting off discussions around player compensation until January.

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