Cynopsis: Sports

04/28/22: Twitch is reportedly considering making changes to how it monetizes off of creators

Twitch mulls change

  Thursday April 28, 2022 Good morning! It’s Thursday and this is your early morning Esports brief. Twitch is reportedly rethinking its approach to monetizing content creation, with Bloomberg reporting Wednesday that the platform is mulling changes to how it pays top talent. The article states that the potential updates under consideration would “offer incentives […]

04/27/22: Emmert to step down

Wednesday April 27, 2022 Amid big changes to the NCAA, NCAA president Mark Emmert will step down from the role once his replacement is selected and in place or on June 30, 2023. The org announced the decision on Tuesday, noting that Emmert and the NCAA board of governors reached a mutual agreement for him […]

04/25/22: NFL readies For A Busy Draft Week

Monday April 25, 2022 This week the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) will begin its tenth season, with a new commissioner leading the way. Jessica Berman took the reins last week, joining the NWSL after serving as Associate Commissioner for the National Lacrosse League, and as Vice President at the NHL prior to that. We […]

04/20/22: NBC Sports is getting into the NIL business

NBC Sports' NIL gameplan

Wednesday April 20, 2022 NBC Sports is getting into the NIL game, launching ‘NBC Sports Athlete Direct,’ a platform linking college student-athletes and advertisers “through a trusted marketplace, enabling student-athletes to monetize their name, image and likeness.” The platform will be available to student-athletes at Notre Dame, Vanderbilt University and Temple University. Student-athletes at each […]

04/18/22: Strat-o-Matic breaks down its new map

Strat-o-Matic's new game

Monday April 18, 2022 When one thinks of the word “gaming” these days, two areas typically come to mind – gambling and esports. However, one area that saw a boom during the pandemic was in traditional games, from board games to chess, an area that has continued to expand as the digital space continues to […]