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Hi Sports Tech fans! The big news this week is that Endeavor is filing for IPO. Endeavor own the UFC,
Issue #17  •  May 24  •  view online
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Hi Sports Tech fans!
The big news this week is that Endeavor is filing for IPO. Endeavor own the UFC, run events in tennis, golf and others, has customers for its streaming products like the NFL, NBA, MSG, WWE as well as producing content for the Premier League.
The big eSports news this week is that streamers earn upto $50,000 an hour for streaming new game titles from the publishers.
Golf is making a big push to garner interest to the new generation with an eSports league and partnership with Marvel Comics. Golf has long suffered from an aging demographic of fans and players but these moves are specifically targeted at millennials and Gen Z.
Loads of more stories below including streaming, AI, AR, VR, betting, eSports, 5g, eSports, robots, GPS trackers and many more.
The podcast of the week is on the streaming wars. It focuses on the Disney acquisition of Hulu and the coming Disney bundle of Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN+. The future of Disney as a Service with the subscription model taking over. This is the last story below.
Have a great weekend.

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Report: Amazon adds WTA to UK tennis portfolio - SportsPro Media

Usain Bolt reveals $US10,000 electric micro car with swappable battery | The Driven

Sports Betting Plot Twist: ESPN Owner Disney Now Holds Stake In DraftKings

Complexity Gaming opens fancy esports headquarters in Texas | VentureBeat

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson talks secrets to success—and listening to Jeff Bezos

The Amazon of sports apparel: Fanatics is changing the game

NFL Network to televise Conference-USA games – ProFootballTalk

NBA AR options added to ESPN app for post-season - SportsPro Media

Sportradar Extends Data Deal With The Associated Press

European Tour launches first esports competition - SportsPro Media

USGA joins Marvel Universe with golf-themed, Super Hero comic book

How Overtime x Converse took over Brooklyn with basketball culture

Pringles to Air Commercials in Esports Stadiums; Launches Summer Contest - Chief Marketer

Media companies are eyeing cash from sports betting, but don't want to alienate casual fans

Jordan's latest sneaker drop is in 'Fortnite'

Four-part Amazon Prime documentary to give Borussia Dortmund behind the scenes view

NHL to air virtual reality Stanley Cup highlights via NextVR - SportsPro Media

Leonsis says Team Liquid worth more than Capitals when he bought them

One NFL Franchise and the Realities of Betting in the Bible Belt

Robot umpires are coming to baseball - Axios

NASCAR strikes $2B deal with ISC, will gain a dozen tracks

Cisco Turning U.S. Open's Pebble Beach Into Connected Course, Launching OTT Streaming

Team Penske Uses 5G Test To Help Secure Indy 500 Pole Position

India Cricket World Cup team to use Northern Ireland company's technology - Belfast Live

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