Betting is unlikely to be legalized in California next month
Betting is unlikely to be legalized in California next month
The odds are stacked against sportsbooks in the Golden State. In a poll published by the UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies yesterday, eligible voters in California will likely vote against two bills legalizing betting next month.
October 05, 2022
Athletes Unlimited announced it raised $30 million
Athletes Unlimited announced it raised $30 million
Another day, another sizable investment in women’s sports. Athletes Unlimited (AU) announced it raised $30 million from new and existing stakeholders on Thursday, a vote of confidence in the organization and in women’s indoor volleyball.
October 03, 2022
Truth and reconciliation in sports
Truth and reconciliation in sports
Friday was National Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada, a day to honor the victims and survivors of Indigenous residential schools. And Monday, October 10th is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the U.S.
October 02, 2022
Students with name, image and likeness (NIL) deals are paying it forward
Students with name, image and likeness (NIL) deals are paying it forward
In the second year of NIL, student-athletes are stepping up…for others. As deals put big bucks in players’ pockets, more and more are paying it forward, to teammates and strangers, locally and internationally. The kids are most definitely all right.
September 28, 2022
FSU Athletics announced partnership with Truist to invest in women's sports
FSU Athletics announced partnership with Truist to invest in women's sports
Florida State University (FSU) Athletics announced Truist — a long-standing 20-year partner of the school — as their official retail bank on Monday.
September 28, 2022
What members can expect from the Barstool Athlete network
What members can expect from the Barstool Athlete network
Over a year after controversial sports media company Barstool Sports launched its Barstool Athlete network, there’s finally word on what members can expect. Despite the company’s rampant misogyny and bigotry, Barstool attracted 150K college athletes to join its NIL program, and have now developed TwoYay.
September 26, 2022
Everything you need to know about HBCUs
Everything you need to know about HBCUs
While a few Black universities were founded just prior to the Civil War, the years following the abolishment of slavery saw an HBCU boom in which many of today’s institutions were founded, mostly in the South, including Morehouse College and Alabama State in 1867.
September 18, 2022
ESPN launches Creator Network program to strengthen presence on TikTok
ESPN launches Creator Network program to strengthen presence on TikTok
The sports conglomerate announced its Creator Network yesterday, a program that recruits young content creators to whip up sports-centric TikToks geared toward their generation.
September 16, 2022
WTF round up: Blowing the whistle
WTF round up: Blowing the whistle
While the championship push continues in women’s hoops, men in the basketball world are fouling out, with a team owner suspended for workplace misconduct and a player facing potential discipline for homophobic comments.
September 14, 2022
Disney is working to expand into sports betting
Disney is working to expand into sports betting
CEO Bob Chapek said Sunday that the mass media conglomerate is “working very hard” to expand into sports betting, readying itself to disrupt an already saturated marketplace.
September 14, 2022
Sunday Scroll: Everything you need to know about the WNBA Finals
Sunday Scroll: Everything you need to know about the WNBA Finals
The No. 1 Las Vegas Aces host the No. 3 Connecticut Sun in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals today at 3 p.m. ET, so of course today’s Scroll has everything you need to know before tip-off. Time to get’cha head in the game.
September 11, 2022