Month: May 2022

Sports Betting Revenue Hit Record-Setting $4.3B in 2021

Sports betting revenue hit an all-time high in the U.S. in 2021. That record may not last long as 2022 is off to a roaring start.

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Roblox Reports Drop in Bookings As Growth Slows

On Tuesday, Roblox reported less-than-expected earnings for the first quarter as bookings.

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Lionel Messi Tops Forbes' Highest-Paid Athletes For 2022

Messi earned $133 million in salary and endorsements over the past 12 months. LeBron James and Cristiano Ronaldo round out the top three.

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Iowa’s $50M Plan For Permanent Stadium At ‘Field Of Dreams’ Site

The 3,000-seat ballpark would complement an existing $80 million plan to build facilities at the Dyersville movie site.

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Former Jaguars Kicker Seeks Millions Over Urban Meyer’s ‘Unlawful Conduct’

Kicker Josh Lambo seeks more than $3 million in damages in lawsuit filed against the Jaguars over alleged actions of Urban Meyer.

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The Angels Rookie Who Threw MLB’s 1st Solo No-Hitter in 2022

Lefthander Reid Detmers began his start against the Rays with a 6.33 career ERA and left it with the 25th no-no by a rookie in MLB history.

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Big-Money Sixers Lack Support For Banged-Up Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid has done everything he could to lead the 76ers, but the battered big man isn’t getting any support when he needs it most.

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Hat-Trick Hero Tarasenko Leading Stealth Blues Offense

Vladimir Tarasenko is now the 10th active NHLer with multiple career playoff hat-tricks. His $7.5M salary leads the team but is just 54th in the league.

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Naomi Osaka Leaves IMG to Start Own Sports Agency

The agency, EVOLVE, will be launched with agent Stuart Duguid. In 2021, Osaka was the highest-paid female athlete in history, earning $60M.

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EA Misses Revenue Estimates, Ends Licensing Deal with FIFA

Electronic Arts announced its relationship with FIFA has officially ended after nearly 30 years — hours before the company failed to meet expectations with its latest earnings report.

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