NBA

Duke’s Coach K: NCAA Can’t Afford Another March Madness Cancellation

On Aug. 17, the NCAA said it expects to have a decision in mid-September on whether the 2020-21 Division I basketball season can start on time — it’s currently slated to begin Nov. 10.

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Sixers Parent Company Commits $20 Million to Social Justice Causes

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment — which owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, among other entities — is committing $20 million to “fighting systemic racism and championing equality,” […]

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Food Delivery Partnerships Heat Up With NBA, DoorDash Deal

In an effort to further engage with fans and push its support of the Black community, the NBA has signed a multi-year deal with DoorDash.  The partnership is the league’s […]

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Sports Brands Dive Deeper Into TikTok Rival Reels

Since the U.S. launch of Instagram’s Reels on Aug. 5, sports organizations are quickly adopting the short-form video feature and TikTok rival.

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New Bubble?

Major League Baseball has struggled with COVID-19 outbreaks among its teams, with 29 games postponed thus far. Watching the success of bubbles across sports, including those in the NHL and […]

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An Inside Look at the MLS is Back Bubble with ESPN’s Stefano Fusaro

Despite some early fears, the MLS bubble in Orlando has worked, says ESPN’s Stefano Fusaro. MLB and NFL could learn a lesson, he says.

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Democracy is a Team Sport

Editor’s Note: The following article is a guest column from More Than a Vote, a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting Black voters founded by LeBron James and a group of […]

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Whoop Wristband Garnering Wide Attention Across Sports

WHOOP saw its user growth increase sevenfold year-over-year in March and has since experienced rises in new memberships and overall usage.

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Voting Movements

The NFL launched the non-partisan NFL Votes initiative to encourage civic engagement by the league and its fans until Election Day. The campaign will focus on voter education, registration and […]

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NBA Bubble Teams Using Social Media To Satisfy Sponsor Needs

With no money coming in from ticketing, concessions, parking or merchandise, it’s not easy trying to generate revenue as a professional sports franchise during the coronavirus pandemic.

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