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PlayOn! Sports Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding

PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn) announced today that it has raised Series B funding of $25 million led by venture investment firm BIP Capital. New investors in the funding round include Jeff Vinik, Teall Capital, and Crossover. Continue reading

Atrium Sports buys sports analytics provider Synergy to create $100 million sports data and AI company

Advanced sports technology company Atrium Sports has acquired Synergy Sports Technology, one of the leading providers in statistics and analytics, the companies announced Monday. Continue reading

John Sherman and co-investors finalize purchase of the Kansas City Royals

The sale of the Kansas City Royals was finalized on Monday afternoon with the financial closing of the sale from David Glass to an investment group led by John Sherman. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced last Thursday that the owners of the Major League Clubs unanimously approved the new ownership group of the Kansas City Royals. Continue reading

So You Want To Buy A Soccer Club? Here’s What You Need To Know, From A Bank That Helps With Sales

Steve Horowitz doesn’t like to sugarcoat.

“The first meeting we have with anybody, we really scare them. We tell them all the things that can go badly – and there are a lot,” he tells me in an interview. “Owning and running a football (soccer) club is hard. It’s really hard.

“If after the first meeting they still want to own a football team, it’s game on.” Continue reading

Even Billionaires Aren’t Rich Enough to Buy NFL Teams Nowadays

League mulls changes to ownership rules after Panthers sale Continue reading

G2 ESPORTS SECURES $17.3M INVESTMENT ROUND

G2 Esports secures a $17.3 million (€15 million) funding round, including prominent New York investors and a variety of global tech moguls. Continue reading