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Happy Friday Sports Tech Fans! What a crazy week we had in the Champions League, no big VAR calls thi
Issue #15  •  May 10  •  view online
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Happy Friday Sports Tech Fans!
What a crazy week we had in the Champions League, no big VAR calls this week but stunning comebacks that create emotional stories on both sides.
The podcast of the week is Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. CEO Christopher Ripley on Bloomberg Business of Sport to discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including his company’s $10.6 billion purchase of 21 regional sports networks from Disney. It’s the bottom story.
Have a great sporting weekend!
Will
BT Sport to stream Champions League final on YouTube for fourth season - SportsPro Media

XFL Lands Multi-year TV Deals With ESPN, Fox Sports

DAZN vs. ESPN: Loaded With A-List Athletes—Canelo, Ronaldo, LeBron—The Billionaire-Backed Streaming Site Wants To Be The Worldwide Leader In Sports

ESPN and the New York Times are exploring how to match marketing to their users’ emotions

Jamie Horowitz Joins John Skipper's DAZN as Head of Content | Hollywood Reporter

Kentucky Derby DQ costs bettors around $9M

NBA League Pass nets huge subscriber surge due to overseas talent - SportsPro Media

Sinclair-Disney RSN Sale: Sports TV Bubble Shows Weakness - Bloomberg

FloSports, the live sports event streaming provider that streams more than 10,000 live competitions a year has inked a deal with the Colonial Athletic …

‘It’s having a positive impact’: Instagram is driving Adidas’ online sales - Digiday

Inside the life of PR staffers: ‘There’s a lot the public will never know’ | HoopsHype

Ian Spalter steps down as Instagram’s head of design

NBCUniversal’s scannable ShoppableTV takes viewers directly to e-commerce sites – TechCrunch

“English and Irish fans drink the most”: Japan is warned of a Rugby World Cup beer shortage

ESPN’s Got a New Game. And It Starts Before Players Take the Field

'Not for kicks and giggles': High-end gyms are becoming publishers - Digiday

Read more on the sports betting content partnership between NASCAR and The Action Network, which marks the first deal Action has done with a sports league.

Topgolf Crush Set to Take Over Soldier Field in Chicago, July 11-14

Toyota flying car to light Olympic flame - motoring.com.au

NBC is betting on lacrosse to take it through the summer

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc would consider teaming up with Amazon.com Inc and other tech giants to offer live sports, its chief told Reuters, fresh from announcing a $9.6 billion deal (7.4 billion pounds) to buy Disney’s regional sports networks. On Friday, Sinclair announced a deal to buy Walt

‘NFL: The Grind’: Epix Teams With NFL Films For Weekly Recap Series Set For Fall – Deadline

Tennis Channel Scoops Up Exclusive Coverage of NCAA D-I Men’s, Women’s Tennis National Championships

Game broadcasting uses iPad devices managed with Mosyle`s device management solution
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Fox Buys Stake in Stars (TSG), Starts Gambling Platform - Bloomberg

PGA Championship Preview: CBS Sports To Debut Motion Capture, Aerial Tracing Tech at Bethpage Black

Indiana Becomes the 10th State to Legalize Sports Betting

Premier League Inks Global Sports Betting-Data Deal With Genius - Bloomberg

Nike’s new Snapchat Lens lets you (virtually) wear the U.S. women’s soccer kit

How Football Index is betting on a different future in soccer gambling - SportsPro Media

Facebook to produce Copa America behind-the-scenes content - SportsPro Media

With new Fit technology, Nike calls itself a tech company – TechCrunch

DAZN’s baseball show is RedZone for MLB, and a test for the network - The Washington Post

Disney explores NFL Sunday Ticket streaming rights option - SportsPro Media

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Christopher Ripley joins Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams to discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including his company’s $10.6 billion purchase of 21 regional sports networks from Disney. The price for the RSNs, as they’re called, was well below what analysts initially expected them to fetch. Disney had to unload the properties as part of its already-completed acquisition of 21st Century Fox Inc.’s e
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