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10/30/20: The Pac-12 lined up new deals for the conference

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott's road map

  Friday October 30, 2020 Pac-12 announced a new partnership with Nextiva as the Conference’s Official Communications Partner. This major college sports deal reflects the growing need for work from anywhere solutions for every business. “There is no time more important for the Pac-12 to partner with a leader in communication in order to stay […]

10/29/20: 2020 Tempest Award winners announced

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10/22/20: Gen.G is launching its own cryptocurrency

Gen.G mints coin

  Thursday October 22, 2020 Good morning and this is your weekly Esports Brief. Global esports organization Gen.G is getting into the currency biz, announcing a partnership with Rally to create GG Strike Coin and marking the first time an esports organization has announced a digital currency. Launching next month, the new digital […]

10/21/20: Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick is retiring

Doc clocks out

  Wednesday October 21, 2020 Normally we wouldn’t open with a story from Monday but the retirement of Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick is reason for exception. His 47-year career broadcasting pro hockey, including 15 as the lead play-by-play voice for NBC Sports’ NHL coverage, wraps up the end of an era, calling 22 Stanley Cup Finals, […]

10/19/20: FOX Sports Mark Silverman breaks down the network’s plans for the return of the Big Ten and Pac-12 to football

FOX Sports' Big plans

  Monday October 19, 2020 With Big Ten football returning this weekend and the Pac-12 on the near horizon, FOX Sports is going big with its staple pregame show Big Noon Kickoff originating from Ohio Stadium for the Big Ten opening weekend matchup between Ohio State and Nebraska on Saturday at noon. Cynopsis Sports caught […]

10/16/20: Turner Sports’ bets on double deals

Turner Sports' dual deals

  Friday October 16, 2020 Turner Sports doubled down on its sportsbook partnerships, unveiling new deals with both FanDuel Group as well as DraftKings in multi-year plays. FanDuel is now designated as the exclusive sportsbook partner for NBA programming on Turner Sports properties including content integrations across Bleacher Report and grants the company access to […]

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