Month: March 2022

Indian Premier League Media Rights Auction Could Hit $7B

The Indian Premier League is set to launch a bidding war for its media rights. The price could reach $7 billion.

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FIFA President Backpedals From Biennial Proposal For Men’s World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has backpedaled from plans to hold the men’s World Cup every two years, rather than every four years.

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House Democrats Introduce Bill on NCAA Gender Equity

Federal lawmakers have used the popularity of March Madness to spotlight college sports reform efforts. One major issue: gender equity.

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Mark Bezos’ Firm Acquires Fitness Platform Centr

Private equity firm HighPost has acquired digitial fitness platform Centr and exercise equipment maker Inspire Fitness.

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Netflix to Add Tour de France Series To Sports Lineup

Netflix is creating a documentary series on the Tour de France in conjunction with sports events organizer A.S.O. and France Télévisions.

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Formula 1 Confirms Circuit Coming to Las Vegas

Formula 1 will bring a race to Las Vegas, starting in 2023. The race will take place on a Saturday night, unlike most F1 contests.

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Investigators Expanding Commanders Probe Into Team’s Finances

A Congressional committee is expanding the scope of its investigation into the Washington Commanders and owner Dan Snyder.

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Tampa Bay Trusts Todd Bowles To Win Even After Brady

The Buccaneers signed Bowles to a five-year contract following Bruce Arians’ retirement from coaching. Bowles was previously the head coach of the Jets from 2015-18.

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Shaheen Holloway’s Multimillion-Dollar Raise At Seton Hall

After becoming the first coach to lead a 15-seed — and a MAAC program — into the Elite Eight with St. Peters, Shaheen Holloway will earn a huge payday as Seton Hall’s new head coach ($2.4 million).

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Is Lamar Jackson Playing Long Game for Historic Extension?

Ravens QB dispelled rumors of a desired breakup with the team, but the two-time Pro Bowler isn’t interested in inking a long-term contract at this time.

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