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Volume 21 No. 43

Monday, April 16, 2018

Volume 21 No. 1

Gaming industry, leagues differ on integrity guards

The environment and tone of discussion around sports gambling has shifted dramatically in recent years. Increasingly, the prevailing argument is that legalizing and regulating sports betting is the better way to ensure integrity.

States prepare for decision to open betting floodgates

Four months removed from a Supreme Court hearing in the case Christie v. NCAA, the U.S. sports industry awaits a ruling that could come as early as this week and no later than June.

NASCAR explores changing sponsorship model

Motorsports marketers met last week’s surprising news of NASCAR possibly overhauling its sponsorship model in 2020 with cautious optimism, but the plan still has an array of unknowns.

Fox says better games, ad placement for ‘Thursday Night Football’

Fox Sports is telling advertisers to expect a stronger “Thursday Night Football” schedule and more impactful ad placements for its NFL games this fall.

Panthers sale marked by uncertainty, rumors

The sale of the Carolina Panthers has witnessed an unusually steep level of speculation about the three known bidders, so much so that one of them publicly refuted last week a New York Times report that he had backed out of the process.

Raptors’ Ujiri uses game as force for social good

Masai Ujiri’s journey has been driven by big dreams, a blinding passion for the game, and a strong sense of duty to his homeland, but one that he won’t fulfill until he wins an NBA championship.

First Look podcast

An in-depth discussion on sports gambling and the ramifications of pending Supreme Court action.