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The Premier League completes its delayed season this weekend, with all teams playing on Sunday.
Twitch launches a sports category with 4 European soccer teams on board.
Lots of stories below relating to falling ad revenue, which puts a lot of the sports media companies under pressure as advertising makes up a large chunk of their revenue streams.
Have a great sporting weekend.
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Trent has been reporting on esports for over five years, starting with the early days of the LCS. He currently serves as The Esports Observer’s Senior Writer, and staunchly believes that “fighting games are great.”
Real estate investment company Horizon Group Properties has partnered with esports analytics company Harena Data L.L.C., which operates the brand USA Drive-Ins, to develop esports arenas and drive-in movie theaters in four major U.S. cities.
Twitter is actively exploring additional ways to make money from its users, including by considering a subscription model, CEO Jack Dorsey said Thursday. The move comes as Twitter suffers a sharp decline in its core advertising business.
While the richest person in the United States, Jeff Bezos, may be able to buy naming rights for the new Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, using the reported up to $400 million agreement as a marketing play for Amazon, the rest of the venue naming rights landscape across the country isn’t necessari…
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The $32 million Series A round, which consists of new equity and debt, values the company, incorporated as Bullpen Sports Network Inc., at between $50 million and $100 million, according to Ishaan Sutaria, the president of Wave.tv.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are for sale. Billionaire owner Glen Taylor has retained The Raine Group to sell the franchise he’s owned since 1995, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter. There are several parties who have bid on the team, two of the people said.
Marshawn Lynch is ready to take his apparel company global. The former National Football League running back has entered an exclusive partnership with online retailer Fanatics in an e-commerce deal that will allow the company to operate Lynch’s Beast Mode retail website.
Major League Baseball (MLB) has launched a new Oculus Quest-supported virtual reality (VR) platform that allows subscribers to the league’s MLB.tv subscription service to live stream out-of-market games using a headset.
As the coronavirus pandemic prevents many fans from attending live sports, Japanese company Yamaha is testing out a new remote cheering project. Fans can show their support through the press of a button and it gets amplified into the stadiums.
Daniel Snyder, the owner of the Washington, D.C.-based NFL franchise, is reportedly pushing to have a new team name and identity in place by the start of this season after deciding to retire the “Redskins” moniker. It’s a short timetable to replace a name that defined the team for 87 years, and while there is no shortage of ideas, new polling shows it might be tough to find a real crowd pleaser.
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