Things have certainly changed over the past year. After the huge growth of fantasy sports sites, things have come crashing down as many states started challenging whether the companies violated state laws. Now we have DraftKings and FanDuel seeking a merger, while many smaller sites have folded. Here’s a handy update on the industry.
When you’re a sports fan, you’ve definitely got to deal with a fair share of struggles. If you’re a fan of a team that doesn’t ever seem to win, then you’re always battling the opinions of those who believe they know better about the way your players perform. When you want to make the most of your love of athletics, and you have what it takes to help out in the industry, then a career in sports management might be for you. Many institutions offer programs for this. For example, Adelphi offers a sports management degree online.
The sneaker wars are heating up, and Under Armour is trying to grow its business in China and Asia. With Steph Curry they have an ambassador that may be able to help, and the video above sums up the battle nicely.
Tennis start Maria Sharapova was recently hit with a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation, but Nike is sticking with the sexy Russian player even as other brands have distanced themselves from her. It’s an interesting move by Nike as it’s showing loyalty that might help them with other athletes.