Month: May 2022

Disney Says It’s “The Most Powerful Force in the Industry”

The entertainment giant’s upfront was a bonanza of sports and ESPN-related announcements.

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Business Is Booming for On Running

On Running reported $237.3 million in first-quarter revenue, beating analysts’ estimates of $167.8 million.

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Barcelona Eyes Two Deals To Help With Financial Woes

Barcelona is reportedly making major moves to dig itself out of $1.57 billion in debt.

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Federal Funds Find Way to Auto and Horse Race Tracks

Public funding for sports facilities can be controversial, but recent months have seen an atypical way for tax dollars to reach venues.

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Tax Returns Reveal Mark Emmert, Coach K Paydays and NCAA Legal Fees

During the fiscal year ending in 2021, the NCAA reportedly spent millions of dollars on two less-than-successful investments.

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Messi’s Agent Denies Superstar Agreed to Buy 35% Stake in Inter Miami FC

Lionel Messi had reportedly agreed to acquire a 35% stake in MLS club Inter Miami FC and join the team as a player in 2023, but the news is “completely false,” according to his agent.

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Chelsea FC Sale In Turmoil As Deadline Looms

Chelsea FC’s temporary license to operate expires at the end of the month, and its sale to Todd Boehly might be hitting a roadblock.

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Tom Brady Executive Producing, Participating in Netflix Roast Program

Brady’s 199 Productions is behind the new series premiering in 2023 — and the legend himself will be the subject of the first roast.

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Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis Is Now a Notre Dame Graduate

The former Steelers great returned to school to earn his degree from the Mendoza School of Business.

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ESPN's NBA Postseason Viewership Sees 25% Spike Through Semifinals

ESPN announced that Boston’s victory over Milwaukee in Game 7 was the most-watched NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals game in 10 years.

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