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Daily / Friday, June 24, 2022
Horse Trainer  BOB BAFFERT  had his proposed two-year ban from racing in New York “reduced to one year” by a three-person panel appointed by the New York Racing Association. Baffert can “resume racing horses in the state” on Jan. 26, meaning he is “eligible to...

Executive Transactions

Daily / Friday, June 24, 2022
U.S. Soccer promoted CAITLIN CARDUCCI to VP/Member Programs & Stakeholder Engagement, MARY TEETER to VP/Development, MICHAEL BENFORD to Dir of Brand Development, AARON GONZALEZ to Dir of Event Production, ILYANNA GUTIERREZ to Dir of Media Operations, AARON HEIFETZ...

G2 Esports bulks up leadership in support of its expansion plans

Esports / Thursday, June 23, 2022
Berlin-based esports organization G2 Esports announced today that it strengthened its leadership team. To support its growth strategy through the recruitment of new talent, the organization added new hires Philippe Adam as financial director and Irina Shames as chief revenue officer. Additionally, Alban Dechelotte was...

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Daily / Thursday, June 23, 2022
The NCAA revealed its “new, slimmed down” Board of Governors yesterday after the organization's new constitution “called for the board to drop from 21 members to nine.” The board will “begin its duties” on Aug. 1. Here is the full list of the NCAA's Board of Governors voting body:...

Motorsports loses industry titan with Bruton Smith's death

Daily / Thursday, June 23, 2022
Speedway Motorsports Founder BRUTON SMITH died yesterday of natural causes at 95, and he will be remembered as "one of NASCAR's great innovators," according to David Scott of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Smith "began his career" in motorsports as a short-track race promoter, but along with former...

Executive Transactions

Daily / Thursday, June 23, 2022
Excel Sports named former Fuse Dir SHAHIN RASTI Head of Partnership. With over 10 years of experience within the sports and entertainment marketing industry, his previous clients include Subway, F1, Samsung, VISA, Arsenal FC, Santander, ASICS, Allianz and FedEx. He also has provided consultancy with esports rights...

Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies

Morning Buzz / Thursday, June 23, 2022
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith passed away yesterday at the age of 95, a seismic loss of perhaps the most historic NASCAR business icon who was still alive. Smith was one of the foremost builders of American motorsports alongside NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. in...

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Daily / Wednesday, June 22, 2022
N.Y. entrepreneurs TAYLOR and JARED EFFRON , with the backing of Lakers F CARMELO ANTHONY , plan to launch "The Program," an academy "wired to compete with the likes of Oak Hill, Montverde and IMG." They have raised about $2.5M for...
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