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The Esports Tempest Awards
Presented by Cynopsis, Chief Marketer and Event Marketer
The Tempest Awards celebrate the brands, teams, leagues, players and business leaders driving the competitive gaming industry, with categories that span production, marketing, talent & technology. Winners will be announced live on stage during the Esports Business Summit at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Tuesday, October 2.
More organizations are ending their partnership, at least temporarily, with Papa John’s in the fallout from company founder John Schnatter’s admission that he used the n-word. Among the orgs severing ties are several MLB teams, according to multiple reports and/or statements from the clubs, include the Nationals, Yankees, Marlins, Royals, Mariners, and, Orioles.
Fusing NFL and NASCAR, Alex Bowman will drive a NASCAR Cup Series car with an NFL team’s colors and logos. Axalta, a Hendrick Motorsports sponsor, announced Friday that Alex Bowman, would race with a Philadelphia Eagles paint scheme on July 29 at Pocono Raceway. According to NASCAR, an NFL spokesman confirmed that the paint scheme is now approved under a revised league policy.
Karate Combat’s next event, Karate Combat: Olympus is on deck to live stream from Athens, Greece on July 28 from the Zappeion Courtyard. Jon Gerstel will executive produce the event with the stream available on Karate Combat’s site karate.com, on its iOS and Android apps, and with distribution partners such as YouTube, Dailymotion, Titan, FITE, CBS’ Sports Live, Pluto TV,
Major League Baseball digital collectibles are coming to the Ethereum blockchain, according to Yahoo report, courtest of Lucid Sight, which is launching MLB Crypto Baseball, through a licensing deal with MLB. In MLB Crypto Baseball, users will pay in ether to buy digital avatars tied to specific moments in recent games. They can then sell the items, or in some cases, earn rewards and stickers.
Eleven Sports agreed a strategic partnership with IMG to launch two new channels in the UK, which will carry its newly-acquired coverage of Serie A and La Liga. Eleven Sports 1 and Eleven Sports 2 will launch in August as an online streaming service in the UK and Ireland. As part of the deal. IMG picked up a minority stake in the two new channels.
Luminosity Gaming landed a deal with Universal Music Canada, marking the first time that a music label and esports organization have exclusively partnered together to formally connect music and gaming, according to a team announcement. The deal was announced by Universal Music Canada President & CEO Jeffrey Remedios and Luminosity Gaming Founder Steve Maida, and will open a “new platform for Universal Music artists to share their music and connect with listeners on a global scale and for Luminosity followers to get closer to their favorite artists with exclusive contests, breaking news, sneak previews, events and more.” Universal Music is also introducinga new playlist designed for gamers to stream while they play – the Gaming Hip Hop playlist.
Twitch is launching an Ambassador program, announcing fifteen ‘Ambassadors’ for TwitchCon, designed to “embody what Twitch is all about, from games to cosplay to IRL streams and more.” This year’s honorees include: Avajaijai, Data_Dave, DeejayKnight, DistractedElf, Djarii, Elspeth, ESBC, Gibson, Pokimane, Sequisha, Skybilz, ThatBronzeGirl, UmiNoKaiju, Wish, and Xmiramira,
T-Mobile Home Run Derby at 8p on ESPN.
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August 2 | 9AM-3:30PM | NYC
Join the industry’s top measurement experts ( view speakers ) as we explore new strategies for quantifying & crediting consumption of content and ads across devices. You’ll also have the opportunity to network and share insights with fellow attendees from GroupM, Facebook, Horizon Media, Coca-Cola, Starcom, Del Monte, Marvel, DigitasLBi, Google, Hulu, Turner and more. Seating is limited – register before 7/20
Sponsored by: GroupM, Ultimate Data, Data+Math, Discovery, TV Time, 605 & Nielsen
ON THIS DAY in 1941: The Yankees’ Joe DiMaggio hits safely for his 56th straight game.
In the Know: Which school was the last to win the SEC West AND not be Alabama, Auburn or LSU? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: In which sci-fi comedy film did Jim Brown portray former world champion boxer Byron Williams? Answer: Mars Attacks!. Kudos: John Ferlazzo/London; George L. Sauli-USIM/NY; Jack Bushell-Pathway/NY; Ken White-KWTV/Charlotte; Christian Matthews-Washington Redskins/DC; Matt Laramee-MMSI/Warwick; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station; Rich Wolfe-RichCraft/Scottsdale; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank
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