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Hey Sports Tech Fans, Another rollercoaster of a week in 2020. Covid-19 headlines have made way for
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Hey Sports Tech Fans,
Another rollercoaster of a week in 2020.
Covid-19 headlines have made way for George Floyd headlines and the protests that have accompanied the shocking news.
It feels a bit strange talking about the return of sports when the world is in such an upheaval, medically, politically & socially.
The words of rapper Killer Mike, sum it up best for me and I’ll leave it there for this week.
George Floyd: Killer Mike Makes Emotional Speech About Protests | NowThis
George Floyd: Killer Mike Makes Emotional Speech About Protests | NowThis

Streaming Wars
How Free Premier League Matches On Sky Sports, BBC And Amazon Prime Could Change TV Landscape

WWE Launches Free Version of Streaming Network (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

FA Threatens Legal Action Against Saudi-Owned Channel For Illegal Broadcast Of Newcastle Matches

Fox Ups Stake In Flutter, Online Gaming Power - 06/01/2020

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Apple's Beats by Dr. Dre turns to esports, with NBA sidelined | Ad Age

Facebook’s New App Wants Sports Fans Looking at Their Mobile Phones

DC United enlist Grabyo for Covid-19 digital content boost - SportsPro Media

Tiger Woods docuseries coming to HBO in fall - Reuters

The ESPYS Are Going Virtual And The Hosts Are Too

Marketing & Social
The Bundesliga offers sponsors and broadcasters a sanitized glimpse as to how sports will restart

Nike calls on America to confront racism in new video | Marketing Dive

Bloackchain & Crypto
CryptoKitties developer launches NBA TopShot, a new blockchain-based collectible collab with the NBA – TechCrunch

Battle of the Brits: Jamie and Andy Murray to compete in six-day event | - Live Scores, News, Player Rankings

La Liga may use virtual fans to 'fill' empty stadiums on broadcasts - Sports Illustrated

A Danish Soccer Team Invited 10,000 Fans to a Zoom Watch Party - The New York Times

Shut out at Bristol Motor Speedway, NASCAR fans set up camp next door - The Washington Post

George Floyd
Pro Sports Can Tackle The Racism That Led To George Floyd’s Death

Athletes Invoke Colin Kaepernick in Response to George Floyd Protests - The New York Times

Blackout Tuesday: Entertainment Companies Take Time To Reflect, Explore Ways To Provoke Change In Response To George Floyd Death – Update

As George Floyd protests continue, figures in the sports world share their support - The Boston Globe
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