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A-Rod Corp Hires Inner Circle Sports Executive David Becker as Chief Financial Officer

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:00pm

A-Rod Corp (AROD), the investment firm of entrepreneur and former MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez, announced today the addition of David Becker as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • A-Rod Corp (AROD), the investment firm of entrepreneur and former MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez, announced today the addition of David Becker as Chief Financial Officer.
  • David joins A-Rod Corp from Inner Circle Sports, where he spent over a decade executing on M&A advisory, capital raising, valuation, and restructuring in the global sports industry.
  • We had the pleasure of working with David and the excellent Inner Circle team during our acquisition of the Timberwolves and the Lynx this summer.
  • Prior to spending 10 years at Inner Circle, David worked in investment banking coverage at J.P. Morgan as an Analyst and an Associate, covering companies in the financial institutions and real estate sectors.

Tennessee Sportsbooks Remain Slow in August

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:35pm

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee sportsbooks extended the summer slowdown into August, matching July's 2021 low in wagers ahead of the year's busiest four-month stretch, according to PlayTenn , which tracks the Tennessee gaming market.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee sportsbooks extended the summer slowdown into August, matching July's 2021 low in wagers ahead of the year's busiest four-month stretch, according to PlayTenn , which tracks the Tennessee gaming market.
  • Only a handful of college football games were played in August, and none that included Tennessee, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, or Vanderbilt.
  • But September is another matter, marking the beginning of the first full football season of legal betting in Tennessee.
  • Tennessee also saw a shakeup in its mix of operators in August with Barstool Sportsbook's launch just ahead of the NFL season.

National Press Club awards Chloë Clark with the inaugural Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists, has chosen Chlo Clark of Seal Beach, Calif., as the winner of its inaugural Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists, has chosen Chlo Clark of Seal Beach, Calif., as the winner of its inaugural Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship.
  • The Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship, started this year by Mr. Vernon's family, provides $5,000 annually to a student who demonstrates a commitment to a career in broadcast journalism.
  • The National Press Club's Journalism Awards celebrate the best in American broadcast and print journalism.
  • Scholarship winners and runners-up are also awarded one-year complimentary membership to the National Press Club.

Creative Artists Agency to Acquire ICM Partners

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ICM Partners (ICM), one of the worlds premier entertainment and sports agencies, to drive broader and more inclusive representation as their clients, their work, and their brands shape culture.

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  • Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ICM Partners (ICM), one of the worlds premier entertainment and sports agencies, to drive broader and more inclusive representation as their clients, their work, and their brands shape culture.
  • ICM brings to CAA a global roster of artists in film, television, music, comedy, theater, games, politics, and podcasting.
  • Originally founded in 1975 as International Creative Management, then rebranded as ICM Partners in 2012, ICM has the expertise and influence of a legacy agency, and an entrepreneurial innovative spirit dedicated to serving its clients across the globe with passion and distinction.
  • Lazard served as financial advisor for ICM, with Sheppard Mullin and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as legal advisors.

mCube Rebrands as Movella - a global provider of innovative solutions in sensing, capturing, and analyzing movement data

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:30pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --mCube announced today that it is rebranding as Movella a global provider of innovative solutions in sensing, capturing, and analyzing movement data.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --mCube announced today that it is rebranding as Movella a global provider of innovative solutions in sensing, capturing, and analyzing movement data.
  • Movella products serve four primary markets: entertainment, sports, health, and industrial, by bringing meaning to movement.
  • Movella is a global innovator of advanced technologies and products that sense, capture and analyze all aspects of movement.
  • Movella serves the entertainment, sports, health, and industrial markets by capturing and transforming movement data into meaningful and actionable insights.

Cardinals-Rams Join Brady's Return to New England as Must-Watch Games on NFL's Week 4 Schedule, According to TheLines.com

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:14pm

Both are 2-1 against the spread so far this year.

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  • Both are 2-1 against the spread so far this year.
  • The Rams opened the season at +1500 to win the Super Bowl, meaning bettors would win $1,500 for every $100 wagered.
  • Meanwhile, after the Cardinals dominated the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars, Arizona has moved to +2500 after opening the season at +4800 to win the Super Bowl.
  • TheLines.com is a leading source for news, analysis, and research related to the market for regulated sports betting in the United States.

D.C. United Expand Ownership Group, Headlined by Multiplatinum Musician and Record Executive Yo Gotti

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- D.C. United today announced that the club expanded their ownership group with the introduction of four new owners, headlined by multiplatinum musician, record executive, and philanthropistMario "Yo Gotti" Mims.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- D.C. United today announced that the club expanded their ownership group with the introduction of four new owners, headlined by multiplatinum musician, record executive, and philanthropistMario "Yo Gotti" Mims.
  • Along the way, Gotti formed his own record label, CMG Records, where he has discovered and developed the next generation of superstars, like Moneybagg Yo, 42 Dugg and EST Gee.
  • Kal Ross along with Jordan Stuart spearheaded the partnership between Yo Gotti and D.C. United.
  • "I was introduced to the game by my son and watched how quickly it has grown in our country, so I'm honored to join the D.C. United ownership group," said Yo Gotti.

Global Sports Nutrition Market (2021 to 2026) - Featuring GNC Holdings, PowerBar and Glanbia Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:32pm

The sports nutrition market is expected to reach USD 26.11 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 10.09%.

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  • The sports nutrition market is expected to reach USD 26.11 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 10.09%.
  • North America is the largest market for sports nutrition and accounted for 53.45% in 2020.
  • The study considers a detailed scenario of the present sports nutrition market and its market dynamics for the period 2021-2026.
  • Which region accounted for the highest market share in the sports nutrition market?

Kings and Dialpad Announce Multi-Year Jersey Patch Partnership and Commitment to Bridge the Digital Divide

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

Today, the Sacramento Kings announced a multi-year jersey patch partnership with Dialpad, the worlds most advanced business communications company.

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  • Today, the Sacramento Kings announced a multi-year jersey patch partnership with Dialpad, the worlds most advanced business communications company.
  • Dialpad and the Kings are focused on bridging the digital divide and will co-develop meaningful community impact programming that empowers the next generation with technology, learning and innovation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210927005196/en/
    Sacramento Kings playerDe'Aaron Fox wears jersey with Dialpad logo.
  • Through this partnership, Dialpad and the Kings will also deeply invest in the Sacramento community and support groups that are committed to closing the digital divide and removing barriers.

Collaboration between Fundación Real Madrid and Millicom - TIGO for social sports projects in Latin America

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:37pm

Millicom, a leading provider of fixed and mobile telecommunications services, with more than 55 million customers in 10 countries in Latin America and Africa, and with social contributions in each community since 1990, becomes a new global supporter for the social sports projects of Fundacin Real Madrid.

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  • Millicom, a leading provider of fixed and mobile telecommunications services, with more than 55 million customers in 10 countries in Latin America and Africa, and with social contributions in each community since 1990, becomes a new global supporter for the social sports projects of Fundacin Real Madrid.
  • This alliance is based on values that we share with Real Madrid to improve education and the future of children, because connectivity and football bring people together.
  • With this collaboration, Millicom joins the group of advocates that supports the sustainability of the Foundation's projects in the Americas, including Fundacin MAPFRE, Banco Mercantil Santa Cruz, AT&T, the Inter-American Development Bank, Globalvia and Kontiki Expeditions.
  • The Foundation comprehensively supports 22,000 boys and girls in the Americas, with education in values through sports, food, school reinforcement, and more.