By Alex Silverman Week in Review Media Minute Media acquired The Players’ Tribune, the digital media venture launched by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in 2014 that has offered first-person stories from prominent sports figures. The site has struggled in recent years to build a consistent audience amid competition from a range of […]
By Cameron Easley Top Stories Bruin Sports Capital is set to announce today that it has secured $600 million from two private equity firms, CVC Capital Partners and The Jordan Company, as the sports investment and management company looks to continue to grow its stable of miscellaneous properties, which ranges from data analytics and […]
By Cameron Easley Top Stories Under Armour Inc. shares dropped rapidly ahead of today’s third-quarter earnings call after it disclosed that it’s cooperating with two-year-old federal investigations into its accounting practices. In a statement, the apparel company — which saw shares drop as much as 16 percent, to $17.86 pre-market in New York, since […]
By Cameron Easley Week in Review Baseball The Washington Nationals came from behind to defeat the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7, winning the city’s first baseball title since 1924 as part of the first World Series in history in which neither team prevailed at home. Pitcher Stephen Strasburg was named series MVP after notching […]
By Cameron Easley Top Stories The World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros finished as the third-least viewed in history, according to Nielsen, averaging 13.91 million viewers — down 1.3 percent from last season’s matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. If not for Game 7, the series […]
By Cameron Easley Top Stories The Washington Nationals came from behind to defeat the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7, winning the city’s first baseball title since 1924 as part of the first World Series in history in which neither team prevailed at home. Pitcher Stephen Strasburg was named series MVP after notching dominant […]
By Cameron Easley Top Stories The NCAA issued a short-on-specifics statement announcing that it will consider allowing athletes to benefit “from the use of their name, image and likeness in a manner consistent with the collegiate model,” prompting pushback from the National College Players Association, which rebuked the NCAA’s statement as largely meaningless. Tom […]
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