Tag: coronavirus

UConn Cancels Football Season Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The UConn football program announced Wednesday that it was canceling all 2020-2021 competition due to health and safety concerns, becoming the first FBS team to do so. Zero UConn football […]

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How Minor League Baseball Teams Are Surviving the Season Cancelation

On a normal Saturday evening in July, the outfield at the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ stadium would be occupied by fielders and the stands filled with fans. But because the entire […]

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Webinar: New Normal of Live Sports Insights For Future Success

Live sports are facing a ‘new normal’ as they welcome fans back into their venues. Already confronted with increasing, continuously evolving demands – driven by both fan expectations and operational/business […]

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Baseball in Jeopardy

Twenty percent of Major League Baseball games previously scheduled for Sunday weren’t played because of positive coronavirus tests on multiple teams. MLB planned for outbreaks similar to that of the […]

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Player Demands

Pac-12 Conference football players have issued demands to be met before they step on the football field this fall. The demands came at the end of a week where the […]

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Under Armour Falls Below $1 Billion in Quarterly Revenue as Sales Drop

Under Armour released its second quarter earnings results Friday, which took the brunt of pandemic-induced shutdowns. The Baltimore-based apparel and footwear company also projected further steep losses for the second […]

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SEC Country

The Southeastern Conference announced plans for a 10-game conference-only football schedule this fall. Normally an 8-game conference slate, the SEC will start Sept. 26 and add two conference games because […]

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College Athletics Administrators Expect Significant COVID-19 Financial Hit

As NCAA conferences from the ACC to the SEC and Big West unveil their decisions regarding whether and how much they will participate in fall sports, more questions than answers […]

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NBA Adds Massage Recovery Technology to the Bench with Hyperice Deal

NBA players can reach for a new recovery tool when sitting courtside as part of the league’s latest partnership. Hyperice designed an NBA-specific Hyperbox – which includes a Hypervolt massage […]

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Disney Seeing ‘Great’ Demand For NBA With 100 Advertisers On-Board

Pent-up demand for live game NBA action is creating an advertising windfall for ESPN and parent Disney as the league returns to play in Orlando. Over 100 advertisers to date […]

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