unpacking tonight: In less than two years as Duke AD, Nina King has shown herself to be, in the words of her predecessor and mentor, Kevin White, “a natural leader.” SBJ’s Michael Smith delves into why in his story on this week’s magazine cover.
- TGI buying trend continues as George Pine outlines strategy
- NFL Reinvents Pro Bowl with Omaha Productions
- MetLife Stadium Wins New Cornerstone Sponsor: HCLTech
- Esports Personality Dr. Disrespect Featured on NBC’s “SNF”
- Visa’s World Cup-themed video game offers financial trivia
- Clippers’ Intuit dome begins to take shape in Inglewood
Nowadays morning buzzcast, SBJ’s Reginald Walker, notes that Commanders owner Daniel Snyder continues to fall out of favor with other NFL owners. The NCAA search for a replacement for Mark Emmert is heating up. And the business boom of the President’s Cup.
Nina King nominated to dukewill take the top spot in May 2021, becoming the third black female AD in the Power Five.The Duke’s Successful King’s Choice, Seen from the Outside Kevin White It was easy. She had been by White’s side for her previous 13 years, handling most of her daily routine. She is famous both on campus and nationally. di Women’s basketball committee.
King’s hiring is the result of all three AD NC triangle Area — King at Duke, Boo Corrigan and north carolina When Bubba Cunningham and north carolina – graduation Notre Dame I served White staff there. King held the reins of Duke Athletic during a time of great change across the division and company. King, who is 43 years old, replaced White, who had just turned 72.
“We aim to be at the forefront of a changing landscape,” said King. … So what I’m thinking at the forefront right now is figuring out how to make football successful so that Duke doesn’t get left behind, no matter how things change.”
SBJof Michael Smith Profile King while revealing the full game-changers of the 2022 class.
TGIsports got sports scene, LondonReport from SBJ, a digital advertising sales company specializing in fieldside LED board advertising Chris SmithSportseen’s clients include the top national leagues and federations of football, rugby and cricket. coca cola, disney When McDonald’s.
This is the third recent addition for TGI, which also acquired TGI in recent weeks. interregional sports groups When brand brigadeThe move broadens TGI’s global footprint and, collectively, is intended to position TGI as the market leader in the growing virtual sports advertising space.
TGI is jointly owned bruin capitaland founder and CEO of Bruin George Pine We spoke with SBJ’s Smith about Bruin and the future of virtual advertising. Pyne: “We want to develop an end-to-end solution, which means sales capabilities that help rights owners monetize their virtual signage.”
Regarding future acquisitions, Pine said: What is a global company? If you become a global company, you will have more investment opportunities.”
of NFL shut down the traditional tackle version of pro bowl Game starting this year, SBJ report Ben FisherThe league has replaced the main game with a flag football competition and expanded the program into a festival week called “Festival Week”.pro bowl gameswith the help of Peyton Manningof Omaha Productions. verizon We are participating as a presenting sponsor.
Senior executives have admitted that the tackle game does not meet NFL quality standards to avoid the risk of injury. In 2022, he averaged 6.7 million viewers, and from 2015 he ranged from 7.4 million to 8.8 million from 2020.
The first flag game involving Pro Bowl players was Las Vegas‘ Allegiant Stadium Broadcast on February 5 ESPN/ABCIn the week leading up to the game, the NFL promises “new challenges for players to showcase their soccer and non-soccer skills.” Omaha Productions and Manning “play integral roles,” the NFL said in a statement. Learn more about our move toward flag football.
MetLife Stadium signed Indiatechnical consulting based on HCL Tech As a cornerstone sponsor in place of a longtime sponsor SAP, Ben Fischer of SBJ writes: HCLTech will also take the technology consulting category and become known as the “Official Digital Transformation Partner” of both. new york jets When giants.
HCLTech now entitles the southeast corner gate to the stadium, providing additional gameday stadium signage, access to a 75-capacity suite at the 50-yard line, B-to-B networking opportunities, plus digital/social/ It will receive the television assets. Terms were not disclosed, but the underlying rights to a two-team stadium in the nation’s largest media market are worth a lot like a recent smaller building-level naming rights deal. . NFL market.
HCLTech hopes to leverage this prominent location to facilitate new brand positioning. Change its name from his HCL to HCLTech and add a new catchphrase “supercharging progress”. This is the first sports sponsorship in the US after previous deals with the US. Manchester United When cricket australia.
guy beamwell known in esports Doctor Disrespectwas part of NBCthe lead-in of theSNF,” set the stage and do a little analysis 49ers-BroncosNote SBJ’s Kevin hitIn his segment, he compared the two teams with a decidedly 49ers bias. The Broncos won his 11-10 victory. Check out the full story on Instagram.
Beahm, who started his career as a YouTuber, call of duty studio sledgehammer game, promoted to level designer. He left the company in 2015 to concentrate on his work. convulsions Until it got banned in 2020 for unknown reasons. In 2021, he announced midnight societya first-person shooter (codenamed project moon) and celebrities such as robert bowling (former Call of Duty designer) and Quinn Delhoyo (Hello).
visa released its new version financial football games for 2022 FIFA World Cup of QatarSportTechie report Andrew CohenUsers play as their favorite national team while moving the ball on a virtual pitch and answer financial education questions correctly to score goals.
Visa launches free education service financial football 2005 games NFL Since then it has been repeated at the 2010, 2014 and 2018 World Cups. This year’s game is the first for Visa to include a playable women’s varsity team and the first to offer her mobile app on the App Store and Google Play Store.
Senior Director of Social Impact, Visa Hugh Norton called the game Visa’s most popular financial education resource in the world, citing nearly 20 million total game plays since its first computer iteration. Visa is entering the final year of his eight-year World Cup sponsorship extension worth more than $170 million with FIFA in 2014.
recently SBJ Betting Newsletter, Bill King look:
- PGA TOUR Continuing to educate betting operators on golf possibilities
- Live in-play betting could be the future of golf, but it hasn’t happened yet.
- fan duel We plan to do more with PGA TOUR data, but the pace is gradual
- how to do bar stools sportsbook How does it compare to competitors?
- New Yorkthe ongoing impact of new jersey Reflected in handle in August
- intuit domeThe lower half is fully assembled, the upper bowl steel work is underway and the roof steel work will begin within a month, SBJ reports. Brett McCormick from Inglewood, CaliforniaNearly $2 billion privately funded arena clippers owner Steve Ballmer is starting to take shape, with topping off the roof scheduled for January.
- trick shot theater hey perfect SBJ has unveiled plans for a new corporate headquarters and entertainment destination that will feature a 330-foot tower, SBJ said. Eric BacharachPartnered with Dude Perfect San Antonioarchitecture firm based in Overland Partners And we are currently looking for potential local government partners across the country as venues.
- NBC Sports Next Earned Youth and Amateur Sports Streamers quick replay to keep increasing its power sports engine headquarters Services for recreational sports, writes SportTechie. David Ramsey.
- NFL sponser new era cap its latest debut NFL Crucial Catch collection. The colorful hats will be visible on the sidelines starting in Week 4 to support the league’s annual cancer-fighting campaign. The cap has his six different profiles of ink-dyed designs.
- of NBA G-League When marvel entertainment We’ve partnered with 16 G League teams to offer products and giveaways. marvel superhero day SBJ reports during the 2022-23 season Eric Prisvel.