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Brazilian free-to-air broadcaster TV Cultura has agreed a one-season extension to its rights deal for the Novo Basquete Brasil, the top tier of club basketball in the country

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview George Kliavkoff, commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference. Eric and Chris also discuss National Basketball Association’s league-level cryptocurrency sponsorship deal with Coinbase, a $100m (€86m) funding round for startup digital collectibles company Candy Digital, and ongoing turbulence in the United States’ regional sports network business. They also explore the acquisition by OneFootball and Eleven of a pool of international rights for nine European football leagues, as well as increasing scrutiny from the US House of Representatives on the National Football League and Washington Football Team.

National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman hailed the electric atmosphere at the Seattle Kraken's home opener at the new $1.15bn Climate Pledge Arena as "a great night for the NHL

The All Blacks' trip to Washington DC proved an off-field success with the inaugural 1874 Cup match against the United States at FedEx Field drawing an announced crowd of 39,720

Group-viewing component is part of broader digital push for New York-based RSN

Cricket West Indies has signed up global financial services provider Apex Global as a sponsor as holiday operator Sandals ends its association

Circuit of the Americas chief executive Bobby Epstein has admitted he would be "surprised and disappointed" if the Austin, Texas, racetrack is not given a renewal by Formula One for its long-standing United…

US retail giant Walmart has agreed a deal to become the title sponsor of the 2022 Cyclo-cross World Championships, which will take place in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

Oversight Committee members request documents the league thus far has refused to release

Professional Bull Riders has become the latest sports property to delve into the non-fungible tokens space by announcing a deal with SmartMedia Technologies that the two parties say will revolutionise…

Startup digital collectible company Candy Digital has been valued at $1.5bn (€1.3bn) after a $100m Series A financing round, which includes National Football League legend Peyton Manning among the investors.

The National Hockey League's Nashville Predators have struck a partnership with Bally's Corp

Increase in spending mirrors robust audience growth so far in 2021 season

Marla Messing has vowed to implement "institutional change" at the National Women's Soccer League in her new role as the organization's interim chief executive

In a groundbreaking move, National Women's Soccer League expansion team Angel City FC has announced that its players will receive one per cent of the club's ticketing revenue

The National Basketball Association and Swiss luxury watchmaker Tissot have secured a multiyear extension of their marketing partnership which began in 2015

The National Hockey League and Navy Federal Credit Union have announced a multiyear extension of their United States partnership in which the Virginia-based global credit union will maintain its status …