Magic Johnson ‘in talks’ to buy stake in NFL’s Raiders
Former National Basketball Association star Earvin "Magic" Johnson is looking to buy a stake in the National Football League's Las Vegas Raiders, according to a report in Semafor, in a move that, if s…
AC Milan, Yankees to sell each other’s products
Italian soccer club AC Milan and Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, building off a recent equity partnership, have agreed to sell one another’s merchandise at each other’s stadiums and stores begin…
UC Regents meet on UCLA move to Big Ten
The University of California Board of Regents met in a closed-door session on September 22 in San Diego, California, where members discussed the University of California, Los Angeles’ move to the Big T…
Philadelphia Eagles partner with TicketManager
The National Football League’s Philadelphia Eagles and event and guest management platform TicketManager have agreed to a multiyear deal, marking the first agreement of its type in the league.
Savannah Bananas to leave CPL, play ‘Banana Ball’
The Savannah Bananas announced that they will no longer play in the Coastal Plain League, a collegiate amateur baseball league, instead transition to year-round “Banana Ball” beginning in 2023.
PWHPA announces plans for upcoming season
The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association announced its plans for the 2022-23 season on Thursday.
Norman reveals $2bn backing for LIV Golf, PGA Tour blocks player participation
Greg Norman has said the breakaway LIV Golf project has secured a total of $2bn (€1.9bn) in funding from its Saudi backers, with a view to creating a 14-tournament global series by 2024.
WePlay pivots to growth partner model
WePlay founder Luca Massaro explains the business’s groundbreaking new partnership model, which allows it to share the risks and rewards of its clients. In association with WePlay.
Infront X ceases Russian operations
Infront X, the digital services arm of the Infront agency, has announced the closure of its Russian operations amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine
Hong Kong’s new EASL team relocates to Manila for first season
The Bay Area Chun Yu Phoenixes, a basketball team created in Hong Kong for new pan-regional club competition the East Asia Super League, is relocating to Manila, the Philippines, for its first season due…
Kevin McCullagh | A tale of two cities
SportBusiness Asia editor Kevin McCullagh says an industry exodus from Hong Kong has left Singapore as the definitive sport business 'hub' for the Southeast Asia region.
Riding the Storm: How Melbourne’s NRL team is bouncing back after the pandemic
The CEO of the NRL's Melbourne Storm talks commercial innovation, matchday experience, pandemic recovery, and more.
Libby Payne | Let’s focus on the real issues and engage the enormous potential in women’s sport
Withersworldwide senior associate Libby Payne, a specialist in sport and employment matters, argues that historic debates about women’s sport – such as whether tennis grand slam prize money is fair – get in the way of the real issues holding back progress.
Capital Block helps clubs find the new revenue and engagement opportunities in NFTs
Presented in association with Capital Block.
Legends forms new division, acquires Maestroe Sports & Entertainment
Premium experiences company Legends has acquired the Maestroe Sports & Entertainment agency to accelerate the formation of its new Legends Growth Enterprises division
Mark Dreyer | How a political endorsement aided the rise of China’s sportswear champion Anta
Journalist Mark Dreyer has worked in the Chinese sports industry since 2007, during a period of incredible transformation. This article is an extract from his recent book about his experiences, Sporting Superpower: An Insider's View on China's Quest to be the Best.
Getty Images positions remote technology to enhance Beijing Winter Games coverage
Global visual content creator Getty Images will serve as the Official Photographic Agency of the International Olympic Committee for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing