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Kevin Durant Diversifies

Kevin Durant Diversifies

August 15, 2018

Rat Race
After their earnings call this week, some industry experts think ESPN+ is on red alert, but Disney’s top cheese isn’t falling for the trap, reassuring skeptics that it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Example one: SportsCenter, which is once again back in the spotlight.

Get Off My Lawn
From snatching top talent to putting the Miami Herald on notice, The Athletic is mowing down the competition. The site’s latest signing, a 24 year-old prodigy, is set to play a major role in in the launch of their NBA vertical. Don’t be shocked if they start scouring Reddit for the next Woj.

70% of Gen Zers influence family spending, leaving marketers fearful their economic (and social) clout could kill malls, magazines, and entire sports. Keeping pace can be a tricky game unless you’re riding the Wave of running 100 of the most trafficked sports channels on social.

A New Era in Sports Media

by Anthony Caponiti
‎Co-Founder, Hashtag Sports

"At Hashtag Sports, our mission is to provide a platform for disrupting the media world and fueling the new sports economy—one in which sports betting will play an integral role. The time has now arrived and a (media) gold rush is on the horizon."

Adidas, Twitter to Livestream High School Football Games
USA Today // Brendan C. Hall

Kevin Durant Initial Partner on VC Fund for Black Investors
WSJ // Yoree Koh

Juventus Go OTT With In-House Platform
SportsPro // Sam Carp

Sports Reporter Sued by Old Job Over Twitter Account
Washington Post // Rick Maese

NFL Passes More Funding to Appetize
L.A. Biz Journal // Annlee Ellingson

Pro Fantasy Football League Uses Blockchain Technology
CNN // Ahiza Garcia

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