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Fantasy Sports Market size is set to grow by USD 9.72 billion from 2024-2028, Launch of various apps for fantasy sports boost the market, Technavio

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Friday, July 19, 2024

Notable leagues include Draft Fantasy Football, McDonald's FIFA World Cup Fantasy, Fantasy Premier League, and UEFA Champions League Fantasy Football.

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  • Notable leagues include Draft Fantasy Football, McDonald's FIFA World Cup Fantasy, Fantasy Premier League, and UEFA Champions League Fantasy Football.
  • Simultaneously, the sports betting market i s expanding rapidly due to the legalization of sports betting in various regions and advancements in digital platforms.
  • The sports sponsorship market is also thriving, with brands leveraging high-profile sports events to enhance visibility and consumer engagement.
  • Sensor Tower reports that the mobile application sector is a key driver of growth in the fantasy sports market.

OutKick Delivers Month Over Month Growth in June 2024

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Friday, July 19, 2024

National multimedia sports platform OutKick finished June 2024 with strong growth month over month with 5.9 total multiplatform unique visitors, up 7% versus May 2024, and 21 million total multiplatform minutes, up 5% versus the prior month.

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  • National multimedia sports platform OutKick finished June 2024 with strong growth month over month with 5.9 total multiplatform unique visitors, up 7% versus May 2024, and 21 million total multiplatform minutes, up 5% versus the prior month.
  • The platform also saw 23 million total multiplatform views, according to Comscore.
  • Additionally, OutKick in Q2 delivered an average monthly total of 5.6 million multiplatform unique visitors, and a total of 71 million multiplatform views, and 62 million multiplatform minutes.
  • In commenting on the digital performance, Senior Vice President and Managing Editor Gary Schreier said, “OutKick continues to lead the conversation around pressing topics in sports and culture.

Spinzo To Host Session on How to Grow Your Ticketing Career

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Friday, July 19, 2024

SAINT JOHN, NB, July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Spinzo , a provider of customized ticket sales solutions for major sports teams, venues, and events, is announcing a free session for anyone wishing to expand their career in ticketing.

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  • SAINT JOHN, NB, July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Spinzo , a provider of customized ticket sales solutions for major sports teams, venues, and events, is announcing a free session for anyone wishing to expand their career in ticketing.
  • "We have an outstanding panel of highly respected ticketing professionals, and I look forward to diving into topics that can directly help attendees grow their ticketing careers."
  • Throughout his career, Ed has worked in MLS, the XFL, collegiate level and for a ticketing company.
  • The date and topic for the second session will be announced later, but it will be centered around innovation in the ticketing space, including Artificial Intelligence, and modern ticket packaging.

Gray Media Partners with Harlem Globetrotters for their Historic Return to Live Television Across the Nation for First Time in 40 Years

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

ATLANTA, July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Harlem Globetrotters and Gray Media (NYSE:GTN) proudly announce the live broadcast of a Harlem Globetrotters game from their historic sports residency at American Dream in New Jersey on August 18, 2024.

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  • ATLANTA, July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Harlem Globetrotters and Gray Media (NYSE:GTN) proudly announce the live broadcast of a Harlem Globetrotters game from their historic sports residency at American Dream in New Jersey on August 18, 2024.
  • The event tips off at 7pm ET on local television stations owned by Gray, including Peachtree TV (WPCH) in Atlanta, and more than ninety other markets.
  • “Our history making residency continues to attract partners who want to help amplify the moment,” said Keith Dawkins, President, Harlem Globetrotters and Herschend Entertainment Studios.
  • Peachtree TV has served the Atlanta market since 1967, making it one of the longest running stations in the region.

Sports Business Journal's 40 under 40 honoree and Founder of Navigate, AJ Maestas to speak at Integro Bank's July CEO Club Event

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

AJ Maestas, Sports Business Journal's 40 under 40 honoree and Founder of Navigate, will be discussing "The Art of Negotiation."

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  • AJ Maestas, Sports Business Journal's 40 under 40 honoree and Founder of Navigate, will be discussing "The Art of Negotiation."
  • A topic important to the small business community as business owners look to win clients, negotiate contracts, and expand their relationships.
  • Elaine Szeto, Chief Innovation Officer and Founder, at Integro Bank stated, "This is what the Integro CEO Club is about.
  • The Integro CEO Club provides small business leaders the opportunity to share their best practices and attend educational mentoring sessions.

San Diego Couple Honored for Pioneering Contributions to Sports Medicine, Wellness and Community Service

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- National University(NU)—a nonprofit, veteran-founded institution serving over 50,000 students annually through its degree programs and 80,000 more through its workforce and professional training programs—today announced Dr. Lee Rice and his wife, Mary Rice, as the 2024 Humanitarians of the Year. The university's distinguished honor recognizes the Rice family's decades-long commitment to improving lives through education, wellness, and community service.

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  • The university's distinguished honor recognizes the Rice family's decades-long commitment to improving lives through education, wellness, and community service.
  • "Dr. Lee and Mary Rice embody the spirit of dedication and service that we celebrate at National University—and reflect the community difference makers that we serve."
  • "Dr. Lee and Mary Rice embody the spirit of dedication and service that we celebrate at National University—and reflect the community difference makers that we serve," said Dr. Mark D. Milliron, president and CEO of National University.
  • "Their lifelong commitment to wellness, education, and community service has created lasting positive change.

X and Genius Sports Partner to Launch Trend Genius Product Ahead of Major Summer Sporting Events

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Ahead of a summer of sport, including the Olympic & Paralympic Games, X and Genius Sports Limited (“Genius Sports”) (NYSE:GENI) have announced the launch of the Trend Genius product, leveraging real-time conversations to accelerate ad attention in moments that matter.

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  • Ahead of a summer of sport, including the Olympic & Paralympic Games, X and Genius Sports Limited (“Genius Sports”) (NYSE:GENI) have announced the launch of the Trend Genius product, leveraging real-time conversations to accelerate ad attention in moments that matter.
  • The new technology, built by Genius Sports and powered by X’s Ads and Trend APIs, allows advertisers to align with the real-time conversations happening on the X platform across categories.
  • “As live events unfold on X, the Trend Genius product helps brands capture the unpredictable and dynamic trends that shape our world in real-time.
  • We’re excited to debut this product in partnership with Genius Sports, and help brands reach our unparalleled and passionate audience.”

RCX Sports Launches Foundation to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Youth Sports

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

ATLANTA, July 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- RCX Sports, the leader in creating accessible, inclusive youth sports experiences, today announced the launch of the RCX Sports Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives in youth sports. The Foundation will focus on expanding opportunities for all children to experience athletics in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.

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  • The Foundation will focus on expanding opportunities for all children to experience athletics in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • "The launch of the RCX Sports Foundation represents our commitment to breaking down barriers and creating a more equitable youth sports landscape.
  • Key initiatives will include providing scholarships and grants to underserved communities and advocating for policies that promote access and equity in youth sports.
  • Partners with the RCX Foundation already include the Indianapolis Colts, Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer (MLS).

Allstate, Wuerffel Foundation unify college football’s highest community service honors

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Together with the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, whose 2024 nominees are announced below, the awards will mark college football’s premier honors for community service.

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  • Together with the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, whose 2024 nominees are announced below, the awards will mark college football’s premier honors for community service.
  • Named after Heisman Trophy winner and College Football Hall of Famer Danny Wuerffel, the award honors the former NFL quarterback’s commitment to inspiring greater service and unity in the world.
  • Throughout this season, the Wuerffel Foundation will reflect on these first nineteen recipients and honor the history of college football’s premier award for community service.
  • Established in 1992, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team recognizes college football athletes for their unwavering commitment to community service and their “good works” off the field.

Caesars Sportsbook Expands Mobile Sports Betting Access in Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Caesars Sportsbook is the official sports betting partner of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics.

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  • Caesars Sportsbook is the official sports betting partner of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics.
  • Every wager placed with Caesars Sportsbook or the Caesars Sportsbook app earns Tier Credits that contribute to status and Reward Credits redeemable for the industry-leading loyalty program, Caesars Rewards .
  • Caesars Entertainment remains committed to emphasizing Responsible Gaming education as Caesars Sportsbook expands into more jurisdictions.
  • This 21 and older policy applies to all sports wagering operations conducted by Caesars Sportsbook in Washington D.C., including on the Caesars Sportsbook app and in-person at Caesars Sportsbook at Capital One Arena.