Month: January 2022

London Firm Buys $135M Stake in Southampton FC

The group reportedly purchased the stake for $135 million from Chinese businessman Gao Jisheng, who has owned it since 2017.

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Troy Aikman Talks Amazon Broadcasts, Team Ownership, and Raising Capital for His New Beer Line

Troy Aikman tells FOS he’s launching a light beer called EIGHT and addresses possible move to Amazon’s “Thursday Night Football.”

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Fanatics to Acquire Topps

Fanatics is buying Topps, sources confirmed to Front Office Sports. Fanatics will be able to start producing MLB cards when the deal closes.

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CFP Championship Game Could Bring $150M to Indy

Next week’s College Football Playoff National Championship game is set, and host city Indianapolis is primed to cash in.

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Nike Undergoing Digital Shift

Nike is turning toward digital, both in its sales and media. The company has made recent investments in the metaverse.

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Saudi Fund Nears $1B Inter Milan Takeover

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is reportedly nearing a purchase of Serie A’s Inter Milan for $1 billion.

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University of San Francisco Is Your Ticket to the Game

Across all sports, athletes who want to make the team can earn their spot at try-outs. For people looking to get in the business of sports, the path is less […]

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Planet Fitness CEO Highlights Growth

Planet Fitness is seeing gym visits and memberships climb despite concerns regarding the latest COVID-19 variant.

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Arctos Becomes NHL’s First Private Equity Investor

Arctos Sports Partners closed investments in the Minnesota Wild and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Authentic Brands Group Buys 55% Stake in Beckhams’ DB Ventures

Authentic Brands Group is purchasing a 55% stake in David and Victoria Beckham’s DB Ventures for $271 million.

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