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Volume 22 No. 15

Monday, January 21, 2019

Volume 21 No. 39

New football leagues aim to go deep

Despite different business models, launch dates and franchise cities, the Alliance of American Football and the XFL share a common influence: the NFL.

USOC, NCAA agree to allow schools to promote their Olympic ties

Colleges will be allowed to use a U.S. Olympic team logo to promote their sports under a groundbreaking deal between the NCAA and the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Technology takes center ice at NHL All-Star Weekend

With its All-Star Game back in Silicon Valley next weekend for the first time since 1997, the NHL will be leaning into technology. “We want this to be the tech-savvy All-Star Game,” NHL Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer said.

Longhorns step outside the box for new arena

Texas turns the tables on public-private partnerships, taps into unique arrangement to fund state-of-the-art $338 million arena at no cost to the university.

Lil Wayne’s Young Money signs top NFL draft prospect

Rapper Lil Wayne’s got into the NFL player representation business a little more than a year ago, and now his firm, Young Money APAA, could represent the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft — Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams.