NFL, Daily Fantasy Alignment Grows…

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This weekend the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins will play the latest NFL London game while just a few miles away Rugby World Cup will fill one stadium and Barclays Premier League soccer will fill another, making it one of the most diverse sports weekends in the UK in some time. … [Read more...]

Unconventional Partnership, Big Goals: Manchester United and HCL


Usually when brands align themselves with the biggest and boldest in sport there is a pretty straightforward attempt at ROI. You tie yourself to a team, an athlete or a league, you spend money against the marketing build out, and you sell more widgets or you up your client base … [Read more...]

Great Crossover Potential; Twitch, Madden and the NFL


There were so many announcements last week around the evolving world of eSports crossing into the mainstream; Milwaukee Bucks owner Mark Lasry making an investment in a property, FanDuel buying into another, and the most curious, Turner and IMG/WME announcing plans to create … [Read more...]

Vulcun: Grabbing The eSports Fantasy Oppt…

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The following also ran in The Daily Payoff This past week the two phenomena chasing the sports and entertainment industry, eSports and Daily Pay fantasy, came crashing into each other as both DraftKings and Fan Duel announced deals or initiatives to put themselves into the … [Read more...]

In Search Of “The Hungry Fan”…


The phrase “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” has been used to death, but when you talk about a combination of sports business savvy and the food industry well…the shoe fits (to use another wornout phrase). Meet the engine behind a new emerging platform called “The … [Read more...]

How a Brand “Chases” Social Engagement At The US Open…


The social space can be a tricky place to do business if you are a massive brand like Chase. What platforms do you use and what exactly are you trying to convey? Can you use events to leverage your brand message effectively, and how many of you current or potential consumers … [Read more...]

Will Teams And Venues Soon Look To Get A Lyft From Uber?

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This past week as hundreds of New York City Cabs lined up to receive some of the 61,000 people attending the US Open and another 30,000 at CitiField on a hot Tuesday night in New York, it became apparent that a new category will be opening up in the coming months for those in the … [Read more...]

Getting To The KORE of Sports Biz Success; Catching Up With Russ Scibetti…


The successful people in any field today are the hustlers and the storytellers; those who can articulate and execute ideas well in any field somehow always find their way through. In sports business, those folks are found in every vertical imaginable, and one who is doing … [Read more...]

Amex Gets Credit For US Open Brand Innovation…

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The credit/financial/global services space is ferocious when it comes to sport, with each massive brand trying to find the right activation that will not just bring more usage and awareness of its products to casual and passionate followers, but will also bring massive added … [Read more...]

Going With the “Flo”; Media Company Thrives In The Niches…


We live in a world where content is key, but finding unique content with an audience and effectively telling that story to both the casual and the diehard can be a challenge. Enter FloSports. Based in Austin, Texas, the company uses live programming, original content, and owned … [Read more...]