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Gaming company aligns with WNBA team

Next scheduled pay period to be honored as negotiations continue between league, players union

The National Basketball Association has announced the participants and format for the H-O-R-S-E shooting competition it is staging to help fill the sports competition void amid the ongoing Covid-19 shutdown

Disney said its Disney+ entertainment-focused streaming video service has surpassed 50m subscribers worldwide since debuting just five months ago, highlighting a sharply accelerating growth rate

Former basketball star Michael Jordan has scored a small win in his long-running legal tussle with Chinese sportswear firm Qiaodan Sports

TUDN, the United States-based Spanish-language sports network, has teamed up with Liga MX to broadcast the Mexican top-flight league's new esports competition, the “eLiga MX by BBVA Tournament."

Affiliated minors plans daylong interactive campaign

The National Lacrosse League has announced it has cancelled the remainder of the regular season due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers are continuing to reap the commercial rewards of the arrival of superstar quarterback Tom Brady.

SportBusiness' US editor Eric Fisher looks at when the US major leagues expect to get back to normality in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

To coincide with their move to a new stadium, the LA Rams have unveiled a dramatic new look. Bob Williams speaks to Rams CMO Ronalee Zarate-Bayani about the process behind the redesign

The NBA has become the latest major sports organization to turn to esports as a means to help fill the void amid the sports shutdown. Bob Williams reports

Canada was the first nation to announce it would not send a delegation to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics if they went ahead as scheduled this summer. It was a 'heartbreaking' decision but the right one, says the COC

This year’s World’s Strongest Man event in Bradenton, Florida has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event had been due to take place from May 20-24 but will now be held in November. Th

BeIN Media Group, the international pay-television broadcaster, has acquired rights in a number of territories to the All at Home Gaming Cup, a new esports competition launched by French Ligue 1 side Paris…

Commissioner says many different potential resumption alternatives remain under consideration

The United Soccer League has become the latest major sports organization in North America to furlough its employees amid the Covid-19 shutdown, SportBusiness can reveal

The Canadian Grand Prix has become the ninth Formula One race to be postponed this year because of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Montreal-based event was scheduled to be held on June 14

League downplays speculation of staging entire schedule in Phoenix area

Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White claims he has secured a private island for the mixed martial arts organization to continue to stage events amid the Covid-19 shutdown

Nascar driver Darrell ''Bubba'' Wallace has lost the sponsorship of pain-relief brand Blue Emu after angrily quitting an esports event

North Dakota venue among those being considered

Latest idea involves staging games for all 30 clubs without fans in the Phoenix area

Hamilton has been put forward as Commonwealth Sport Canada’s preferred candidate to host a forthcoming edition of the Commonwealth Games, but the city is being encouraged to alter its plans to host the 2…

Commissioner says there is still too little information to make an immediate, informed plan to resume play

Two former 21st Century Fox executives have been charged with allegedly paying millions of dollars in bribes to help Fox Sports win the lucrative United States broadcasting rights to the 2018 and 2022…

USA Rugby's recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy declaration was little surprise and could ultimately prove beneficial in the long term, according to Rugby United New York majority owner James Kennedy

The 2020 National Football League Draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team executives all working from their respective homes, as opposed to club facilities

SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press, has closed down its New York-based US operation, SportBusiness understands

Cole Gahagan has been named as the new leader of the Learfield IMG College agency after it was announced that current president and chief executive, Greg Brown, will retire

US president holds conference call with representatives of most major US sports properties, but remains non-committal about a potential date to restart games

The National Basketball Association and US sports network ESPN are reportedly planning to put on a H-O-R-S-E competition involving several high-profile players

All public events and gatherings in the city of Calgary scheduled until June 30, including professional sports, have been cancelled due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, city officials announced

The National Football League's plans to expand to a 17-game regular season has caused a potential scheduling clash for Super Bowl LVIII in New Orleans in 2024

The Women's National Basketball Association has delayed the start of its season indefinitely because of the global Covid-19 pandemic

The National Football League’s New England Patriots have announced a 10-year e-commerce partnership with global licensed sports merchandise manufacturer and retailer Fanatics, which will lead all online a…

The Commonwealth Games Federation is working with World Athletics and Uefa to ensure the Birmingham Commonwealth Games don’t overlap with a rescheduled World Athletics Championships or the Women’s Eur…