🏀 The best defense is a blistering offense
The first half of the men’s Sweet 16 was an offensive firestorm
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Last night’s Sweet 16 games decided the first four Elite Eight teams decided the first four Elite Eight teams, and tonight’s matchups will determine the other four who’ll advance.
March 29, 2024
⚽ The whole kit and caboodle
Ally expands its investment in The Soccer Tournament through new partnership
Women’s sports heavy-hitter Ally announced its latest major partnership yesterday, becoming the official retail banking partner of The Soccer Tournament (TST). Expanding on its previous investment in TST’s inaugural tournament last year, the new sponsorship brings Ally another step closer to reaching its 50/50 Pledge by the end of 2027.
March 29, 2024
⚙️ The set-up
Everything you need to know about the 2024 MLB season
Spring vibes, a clean slate, a renewed sense of optimism for your team — there’s nothing quite like MLB Opening Day. And after a historic and chaotic offseason, anything could happen this year.
March 28, 2024
🏀 Earning her stripes
Caitlin Clark expected to influence the WNBA the way Tiger Woods changed golf
Caitlin Clark is leading Iowa through March Madness as she broke another scoring record on her way to this weekend’s Sweet 16. As she draws GOAT comparisons, people are also recognizing her potential to transform the business of women’s basketball — WNBA CMO Phil Cook recently told SportsPro that she’s the next Tiger Woods.
March 27, 2024
🐭 The big cheese
Billionaire Nelson Peltz continues fight for control of Disney board
Over the past few months, billionaire investor (and Brooklyn Beckham’s FIL) Nelson Peltz has been fighting to influence the future of Disney by joining its board. Peltz’s latest battle in the shareholder proxy war could have ramifications for leading sports media network and Disney cash cow ESPN, which has plans to go direct-to-consumer by next year.
March 27, 2024
🏀 It’s their chance to shine
The NCAA men’s basketball Sweet 16 tips off with four massive matchups tomorrow
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The men’s Sweet 16 tips off with a tantalizing four-game slate tomorrow. Saving you from two whole days without NCAA basketball? The survivors of the East and West regions.
March 27, 2024
🏆 More hardware than a Home Depot
NCAA championships in men’s hockey and men’s swimming & diving begin this week
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The winter sport grand finale frenzy continues this week, with more confetti coming soon
March 27, 2024
🥇 No surprises here
The four finalists for the women’s basketball Naismith Award dropped yesterday
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Caitlin Clark, Cameron Brink, Paige Bueckers, and JuJu Watkins are the four finalists for the women's Naismith Award, one of college basketball's most prestigious honors.
March 27, 2024
🏀 Follow the money
Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter implicated in sports gambling investigation
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The Toronto Raptors’ 11-game losing streak isn’t the only thing plaguing their mediocre season — fringe player Jontay Porter is now at the center of a sports gambling investigation.
March 27, 2024
🏀 How sweet it is
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 is set
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After last night’s second-round finale, the men’s Sweet 16 is officially set for Thursday’s tip-off — and despite a tumultuous first round (and the sport’s recent, sharp rise in parity), this year’s crop contains mostly familiar faces.
March 25, 2024
🏀 Swish, swish
The second round of women’s March Madness serves up serious upsets
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The first round of the women’s tourney went mostly as expected, but the second round served up some serious surprises yesterday as the first eight teams secured Sweet 16 berths.
March 25, 2024
🏀 Watch the throne
New data illustrates Caitlin Clark’s dominance in the college basketball conversation
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While official data points from women's March Madness have yet to drop, there’s a general consensus building that the women’s tournament is more compelling than the men’s. A recent Seton Hall Sports Poll (the first and only university-based poll on the sports industry) reflects the rising popularity of women’s college basketball.
March 25, 2024