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Amazon Becomes Streaming Home to Sounders FC Regional Coverage

The deal marks Prime Video’s second agreement with a sports franchise for regional broadcast rights.

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Division III Athletic Departments Face Colossal Changes Due to COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 on Division III departments could be major — and Division III officials are scrambling to cope with the fallout.

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More Powerful Agents Exit Creative Artists Agency

Taub, the former head of sports endorsements at CAA, and Moss co-represented several high-profile athletes, especially in emerging Olympic sports.

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MLB Attracting Younger TV Viewers This Season

Bolstered by the winning performances of large market teams like the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs, ESPN is posting strong early-season numbers for its national MLB game coverage.

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Pandemic Alters Insurance Landscape for Major Sporting Events

Insurance policies that covered sporting events canceled by the pandemic have paid out millions, but future events may be harder to insure as a result.

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MLS, U.S. Soccer Score Content Distribution Deal With Bleacher Report

The new agreement, which runs through 2022, aims to create another avenue for soccer fans to consume content, as well as get MLS content in front of potential new fans.

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PGA Tour Aims to Educate and Engage Fans With Live Odds Rollout

The Tour is looking to educate golf fans who may be new to sports betting, and engage with both established viewers and those who might be less familiar with the sport.

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A Year After Fortnite Win, the Business of Bugha is Booming

Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf became a household name in esports after winning the first Fortnite World Champion. That has only grown since becoming VaynerGaming’s first client.

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‘Hard Knocks’ Looks to Chronicle Unprecedented Show Season and Year

“We thought that that would be the biggest challenge that Hard Knocks ever faced — little did we know what 2020 was going to bring,” said NFL Films Vice President Ken Rodgers.

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More Sports TV Talents Make Shift To Digital Challengers

Deion Sanders, Barstool’s highest-profile hire ever, is the latest television star to make the shift to a digital-first media company.

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