Americas

Fast food restaurant chain Tim Hortons has renewed its sponsorship of Hockey Canada, the governing body of ice hockey in the country

Eurovision Services, the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters, has signed a US-focused agreement with outsourced broadcast production company NEP Group

World Surf League (WSL) has signed a two-year global partnership with Brazilian flip-flop and beach shoe brand Havaianas

The 77-year-old Stern is one of the most influential figures in the history of US sports

UK sports brand Umbro will take over from US rival Under Armour as the kit supplier to Brazilian football club Fluminense in 2020

US media company Turner Sports’ ELeague esports property has agreed a wide-ranging tournament and content distribution deal with Electronic Arts focusing on the games developer’s Fifa 20 football title.

The United States Soccer Federation has announced a series of revamps to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, including a significantly earlier start to the domestic knockout tournament, and an earlier entrance …

The National Basketball Association is continuing its outreach into Mexico by starting an NBA G League team in Mexico City from next season

Group of players accused with filing extensive series of false claims for reimbursement

Barry M. Bloom looks at the story of how Marvin Miller, the late former executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, has finally been inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Longtime executive and industry lifer to remain leading the affiliated minors. But with MLB looking to overhaul the very notion of Minor League Baseball, the job has never been more complex

Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco have all invested in Rocket League esports, but the business case for doing so is shaky at best. Callum McCarthy examines an esport with huge, unfulfilled potential.

In just a short amount of time, the Wizards have put themselves in prime position to become the NBA's most-popular team in Japan following the arrival of Rui Hachimura. Bob Williams discovers how they have done it.

League-union agreement follows midseason death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs

League will again work with series of pop culture brands to help drive fan engagement, attendance

League reviewing whether defending Super Bowl champions illegally filmed an upcoming opponent

Powerful player agent Scott Boras nets $814m in player contracts for three players in less than a week

Manfred address wide range of subjects including MiLB talks, Astros probe, red-hot free agency market

Four-year-old club to join second tier of US soccer

Arlington's embrace of esports has significantly enhanced the Texas city's global profile and local economy, according to Matt Wilson, the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau director of sports and na…

Seven-game baseball championship drives top-ranking sales on ticket marketplace

Report from four-member team of scientists finds "manufacturing variability" at Rawlings

Reunion comes after university went in-house for licensing

Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai has become a minority investor in G2 Esports, one of the top European esports teams, through a $10m (€9m) investment in the organisation.

The IndyCar motorsport series has agreed a deal for medical services provider Global Medical Response (GMR) to become the title sponsor of the IndyCar Grand Prix, an annual road-course race held at Indianapolis…

Major League Baseball has announced plans to hold regular-season games in Mexico City for the first time in 2020, with the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres scheduled to play a two-game series…

The National Football League salary cap could top the $200m mark for the first time in 2020, with a projected range between $196.8m to $201.2m, according to multiple reports.

Network still expects to set new Olympics sales record

The National Hockey League is still looking to revive the World Cup of Hockey, but a proposed tournament in February 2021 has been axed by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

Ahead of this week's NBA Mexico City Games 2019, the National Basketball Association has announced the opening of the inaugural NBA Store in Mexico

Sports data and content provider Sportradar has announced a strategic tie-up with US-based digital engagement company PrizeLogic in a bid to help brands “better activate their sport sponsorships and en…

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) has announced a partnership with sports nutrition company Ready Nutrition, which will become the official sports drink of the US multi-sport organization

The Learfield IMG College agency has appointed Cole Gahagan, chief commercial officer of licensed sports merchandise manufacturer and retailer Fanatics, as its president of content, revenue and enterprise…

Deal for 2019 World Series MVP is largest-ever for a free agent pitcher

Noted sports data pioneers join newly merged company

New term calls for first-ever expansion of MLB simulation game title to non-PlayStation platforms

Former Hewlett Packard chief executive Meg Whitman, the billionaire chief executive of short-form mobile video platform Quibi, says she decided to invest in Major League Soccer team FC Cincinnati because sh…