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Wave's Social Empire

Wave's Social Empire

August 8, 2018

Club Trill
The world’s first trillion dollar company is quietly investing in talent and tech that may signal a foray into sports content. Meanwhile, Endeavor wants to keep it true and real for niche sports by being their ESPN (not to be confused with The Ocho: ESPN’s own ESPN for niche sports).

All Eyez On Me
Welcome everybody to the Wild Wild West of sports gambling coverage. This Chernin-backed publisher is tapping into a subculture of fans through talent like @World_Wide_Wob while other networks ask fans How Do U Want It (your sports betting coverage)?

Fitness Test
Scooter Braun has a knack for finding talent. He’s pulling up a chair next to Peloton (and it’s brand new $550M) at the hottest table in town, ready to usher fitness into the digital age in the form of a Hollywood-style production.

The Power of The Group

by Steve Scebelo
‎VP, Licensing

"The timing for REP Worldwide to enter this market is ideal, with sports licensing having become a $27B industry, largely with player product being vastly under-represented for fans. The marketplace has much unrealized potential for sports properties."

Ticketmaster Brings Digital Ticketing to all 32 NFL Teams
Mobile Marketer // Robert Williams

The State of Esports for Advertisers, in Five Charts
Digiday // Seb Joseph

Wave Makes a Play to Overthrow ESPN & Bleacher Report
Forbes // Julian Mitchell

Bills Announce Video Series to Air on Facebook Watch
New York Upstate // Ryan Talbot

The Phil Mickelson Ad You Can't Stop Watching
ESPN // Darren Rovell

Sports Agents are Diving Through Their Clients’ Old Tweets
Washington Post // Rick Maese

Manager, Esports Partnerships
GSW – Oakland, CA

Digital Content Producer
SiriusXM – New York, NY

Marketing Coordinator
LA Kings – El Segundo, CA

Social Media Manager
Skullcandy – Park City, UT

Research Senior Manager
Fox Networks Group – Singapore

Manager, Digital Activation
Peloton – New York, NY

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