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April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019
They Came. We Saw
The AAF has folded, just eight weeks in. The two major takeaways? First, it isn’t easy to disrupt a major sport, particularly the NFL. Second: the league’s most valuable asset turned out to be its gambling tech, which got caught in a tug-of-war between the league’s majority owner and MGM.
Everyone Has a Price
The NFL’s high-end event business, On-Location, is close to changing locations—via a sale to Endeavor. Meanwhile, DAZN Group is looking to offload part of Perform’s content business to Vista Equity Partners to help fund acquisitions of more sports rights. Talk about a pivot...
Coming to a City Near You
All eyes will be on The Masters this week, and nobody is more excited than GolfTV to watch Tiger do his thing. Like Woods, Steph Curry is changing the game...of mini-golf? Speaking of fan favorites, Dude Perfect has parlayed incredibly successful trick-shot videos into their first-ever live tour.
What are you working on right now? Any exciting future plans that you’re able to share?
"2019 is an exciting year. The U.S. Women’s National Team will be defending their 2015 Women’s World Cup title and Concacaf will host the 15th edition of the Gold Cup. Needless to say, there is a lot of buzz from soccer fans, as well as the business community. Everything we do is focused on serving fans better – if there is a good idea, brand, or partner that helps us forge a deeper connection with the soccer community."
Sports Marketing Senior Manager
Pepsi – White Plains, NY
Director, Business Development
NFL – New York, NY
Digital Advertising Specialist
Whitecaps – Vancouver, CN
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