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Learfield IMG College Leans Into Esports to Fill Sports Void

This fall, Learfield IMG College is turning to esports to make up for the programming void caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Art of Sport Sprints Ahead After ‘Harrowing’ 2020 Challenges

Skincare brand Art of Sport’s 2020 has included massive challenges, but with those have come a stronger outlook on its future business.

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Phelps’ Swimwear Line Aims to Grow Appeal with Jordan-Like Rebranding

Phelps Brand had already signed American Olympic medalist Chase Kalisz last year, as well as male international swimmers including France’s David Aubry and Italy’s Luca Pizzini.

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Old Dominion’s Decision to Break From Conference, Sit Out Football

While Conference USA wades through multiple game postponements because of COVID-19 safety concerns, Old Dominion is sitting out this year.

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Webinar: Evolving Into Real-Time Insights

The pandemic has accelerated a tidal change in the insights industry: the automation and democratization of insights to allow complex organizations to learn, adapt, and act at the speed of […]

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Private Equity Might Help European Soccer Weather COVID Storm

“Private equity will be an option for current football owners to weather the storm,” said PwC’s Clive Reeves.

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Hyperice Valued at $700 Million in Latest Funding Round

Huether said millions in this funding round will be used to develop more connected devices, like its Hypervolt Plus that was introduced earlier this year.

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MLS Sees Ups & Downs in Racial, Gender Hiring Practices

In 2018, Orlando City Soccer CEO Alex Leitao was the league’s only person of color in this position. Since then, he has been joined by Peter Tomozawa of Seattle Sounders FC; Nelson Rodriguez of the Chicago Fire; and Jorge Mas of Inter Miami CF.

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FBS Conferences Will Play Fall Football, Independents Remain Divided

FBS independent programs, who faced their own unique challenges, reached diverging decisions regarding whether to hold fall football seasons.

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NBA Finals TV Audiences Crash by 50% Amid Pandemic Challenges

TV audiences for 2020 NBA Finals have crashed 50% from last year. But ESPN/ABC still have time to turn it around.

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