The NHL introduced player and puck tracking technology to fans, for the first time, at January’s All-Star Game - software capable of calculating the speed at which players skate, the distance each travels throughout the game and shot speed.
Take-Two Interactive will pay the NBA and the NBAPA up to $1.1 Billion – more than twice the value of the expiring deal – over the next 7 years, for the rights to use team logos and player likeness’ in its popular 2K game.
Less than 3 years after Liberty Media acquired F1, John Malone and company are said to be exploring scenarios that would decrease their stake in the international racing circuit; everything from an exit - to the introduction of new equity partners - is under consideration.
The Justice Department’s change of heart could end up saving Disney billions.
The league has taken a cautious approach to legalized sports betting thus far, announcing just data partnerships and basic sponsorship pacts.
On May 14, 2018, the lives of American sport bettors changed forever.
The UFC moved its December 29th UFC232 card from Las Vegas to Los Angeles on just 6 days’ notice after the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided not to issue headliner Jon “Bones” Jones a license to fight in the state.
The CFB Playoff Selection Committee’s decision to include Oklahoma - at the expense of SEC East champion Georgia and Big Ten champion Ohio State, had many - including Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney - calling for expansion of the current 4-team field to 8 teams; perhaps as soon as 2020.
The undercover sting also determined that the ticketing giant was manipulating inventory to increase the perception of demand and then driving up the price of the remaining seats as actual inventory declined.