Month: June 2022

AI-Enabled Sports Broadcast Producer Raises $161M

Pixellot, a startup that automates sports broadcast production, raised $161 million. The Series D round was led by investor PSG.

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NASCAR’s Busch Light Clash Will Return To LA Coliseum In 2023

Next year’s race will be held at the venue after a crowd of more than 50,000 saw Joey Logano win the 2022 edition.

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Steph Curry Is NBA's Social Media King

Steph Curry isn’t only dominating on the court, he’s become the king of the NBA’s social and digital push.

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McIlroy Wins RBC, But LIV Players Make All The Money

Rory McIlroy’s $1.6 million payout for winning the RBC Canadian Open paled in comparison to the $4.75 million won by Charl Schwartzel in LIV’s inaugural event.

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Matt Carpenter Finds Employment As Yankees’ Latest Bomber

Carpenter was released from his two-way deal with the Rangers after playing in the minors. He’s the first player in Yankees history to hit 6+ HR in his first 10 games of the season.

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Baltimore Orioles CEO Says Team ‘Will Never Leave’ Charm City

Baltimore Orioles chairman and CEO says in a statement the team “will never leave” the city, days after lawsuit mentions possible move.

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Kenny Atkinson Is The Right Coach For Jordan’s Young Hornets

Michael Jordan hasn’t had much success since buying the Hornets in 2010, but hiring Kenny Atkinson is a step in the right direction.

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WWE Continues to Expand Its Unique NIL Program

Several professional sports entities have dipped their toes into NIL — but WWE has committed to a major investment.

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First Two 2026 World Cup Host Cities Reportedly Selected

Toronto and Vancouver have reportedly been selected to host the 2026 World Cup. The full slate of cities will be announced on June 16.

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Housing Is Sticking Point in Oakland A’s $12B Ballpark Negotiations

Housing is a key point of contention in negotiations around a new Oakland A’s ballpark. City officials insist 15% of new units be affordable.

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