John Skipper Wants Katie Nolan, Michelle Beadle For Meadowlark

Meadowlark Media’s John Skipper says he’s interested in both Katie Nolan and Michelle Beadle for his content startup with Dan Le Batard.

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Amazon Unveils Workout Platform, Wearable Device

Amazon, like Apple, now has a fitness service paired with a wearable device as part of its Halo wearable and subscription program.

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Fanatics Trading Cards Raises $350M, Valued at $10.4B

Fanatics Trading Cards, the just-launched company launched by merchandise company Fanatics raised $350 million in a Series A round.

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Netflix CEO 'Thrilled' About Efforts Beyond Film, TV

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said on Monday that he’s “thrilled” with the comopany’s efforts as it moves into gaming.

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NFL, Dapper Labs Announce NFT Platform

The NFL and NBA Top Shot-maker Dapper Labs are prepared to announce a deal on an NFT platform in the coming days.

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Endeavor Acquiring Sports Betting Firm OpenBet

Endeavor has agreed to purchase sportsbook and gaming company OpenBet for $1.2 billion in cash and stock.

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CAA Adds to Sports Portfolio, Buying ICM

The number of major Hollywood talent agencies is on track to fall from four to three today as CAA reached an agreement to buy ICM.

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Michelle Beadle Could Be Back In Time For NBA Season

Michelle Beadle is ready for her comeback. The ex-host of ESPN”s ‘NBA Countdown,’ ‘Get Up’ and ‘SportsNation’ is talking to multiple suitors about possibly returning to sports media in time for the new NBA season.

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The NIL Marketability Of D-II And D-III Athletes

Many lower-division athletes are signing NIL deals — contradicting previous beliefs that only the most famous athletes would profit. 

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Disney Prepares Sports Betting Push

Disney CEO Bob Chapek said that the organization will be more ‘aggressive’ in sports betting, namely through its ESPN property.

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