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…

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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...]

Can College Football Carve A Fantasy Niche?

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College football, especially amongst the five power conferences, continues to be a media and broadcast ratings bonanza in the United States, and with the next round of college football playoffs on tap for January, there is no sign of the interest and the passion for the game … [Read more...]

Jags, FanDuel And A Glimpse At The Future of DFS Marketing

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The land grab continues between FanDuel and DraftKings in finding ways to engage casual fans for daily fantasy. Until now, a great deal of that money went directly to ads and traditional marketing spends, along with some untraditional ones like Floyd Mayweather’s shorts and the … [Read more...]

Trying To Find A Winning Sports Quotient…

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With all the sites on the web today clamoring for a voice, as well as traffic, it can be tough to find a niche that can break through. However two Ivy League grads have created a platform built around unique analytics and storytelling that is gaining solid traction, views and … [Read more...]

Young Entrepreneur Tries To Stir The Daily Fantasy “Draftpot”

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In addition to Fan Duel, DraftKings and now Yahoo, there are any number of smaller Daily Fantasy game creators now looking for room in the space to carve their own niche. One fun launch that has gained some traction with both investors and a young demo is Draftpot. Launched … [Read more...]

“Play Ball Month” Tries To Score With A New Audience…

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Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has made it clear since taking the reins that his focus, and maybe his legacy, is going to be tied to the future…namely the future players and consumers who could and should engage in baseball and all its traditions and experiences. It has been a … [Read more...]

New Minor League Fantasy Game Could Be A Hit…

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For the most part fantasy sports…from season long to single day and micro games…are all about the stars of today, and building your roster. Every variation comes along with the same theme; do the homework, and win now, or play along with all the numbers and win down the road. Is … [Read more...]

Ravens Go Emoji’s For All…

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The Baltimore Ravens have always been about the blue collar, the grind it out with success on and off the field. Even in weathering controversy, from Ray Lewis to Ray Rice, their fans have stood by them as a team and a city, that bleeds purple and black. Well connected and loyal … [Read more...]

Quiet Days, Big Opportunities?

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It happens every year and this year we got a double dose. The two days (used to be one) after the MLB All-Star Game are the days with almost no professional game in North America…Wednesday has become ESPY Day and Thursday has been grabbed by Nickelodeon for their Kids Choice … [Read more...]