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Facebook Brings Social To Fantasy Gaming

Facebook Fantasy Games launched on Wednesday, a product that offers users the ability to develop their own fantasy leagues.

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Jake Paul’s Fund Invests In Simplebet

UFC executive Nakisa Bidarian and Anti Fund, a venture started by Jake Paul, are leading a $30 million financing round in Simplebet.

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Fox’s Tubi Adds to List of Sports Streaming Services

Fox’s streaming service Tubi and Fox Sports are launching “Sports on Tubi” in the U.S., featuring 10 live sports-focused streaming channels.

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Fanatics Strikes 20-Year Trading Card Deal with NFLPA

Fanatics has a deal in place with the NFL Players Association to license player names, images, and likenesses for trading cards.

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Fanatics Strikes Card Deal with NBA

Fresh off its deal with MLB and the MLBPA, Fanatics struck a trading card deal with the NBA and its players association.

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FTX Buys Naming Rights to Field at California Memorial Stadium

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX was granted naming rights to the field at California Memorial Stadium in a 10-year, $17.5 million deal.

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Topps Staying Private After Losing MLB Partnership

Topps was planning to go public via SPAC on August 25, but the deal has fallen through after MLB and MLBPA chose not to renew with Topps.

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MLB Owners Propose $100M Salary Floor

Major League Baseball owners have proposed a $100 million payroll minimum for MLB’s 30 teams and a lower luxury tax threshold.

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Sources: Don't Expect a Barstool-MLB Streaming Deal

MLB executives didn’t strongly consider a collaboration with Barstool Sports to stream midweek games, sources told Front Office Sports.

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Disney Buys NHL’s Stake In Its Streaming Tech Company

Disney is buying the NHL’s stake of Disney Streaming Services after the league triggered an option to sell in early August.

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