Even so, he expects the arena to be a powerful draw in the weeks leading up to Election Day. The deal made between the NBA and its players union specifically targets arenas owned by the franchises like the Hawks. But even publicly owned arenas are planning to participate as well, including the arenas of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the San Antonio Spurs. Barron says others should consider participating. As long as these stadiums remain closed to sports, concerts, and other events, they may as well play a role in the country’s democratic process. “If you’ve got an arena in your county,” Barron says, “make use of it.” … [Read more...] about NBA stadiums will be voting centers this fall. Here’s how that will work
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"Due to a conflict in dates of the schedule of Hockey India League 2018 and a major international tournament, which was likely to restrict the participation of international players, it was decided that the best solution was to postpone the conduct of the sixth season of the league," Ahmad said. … [Read more...] about No Hockey India Leauge next year, postponed to 2019
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"As large number of people will be at home, Hotstar will be a supplementary screen. Thus, it may not greatly benefit from this move in this COVID period as many people will prefer to watch it on their TV screens. As people are unlikely to venture out in the next few month for professional commitments, TV will remain the primary screen. They will see some gains but not something exceptional," he told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Can Disney+ Hotstar’s bold subscription bet offset any advertising revenue dip?
Ed Ross, ITV’s head of marketing and media, says the network is delighted to be breaking new ground with the collaboration, and that this type of partnership should become the template for major sporting events. “Copa90 [is] leading the way in engaging with football fan culture across the world, so our partnership with them presents a new opportunity to enrich our coverage of the action on the pitch with an insight into how the Euros impact supporters on the ground across the continent, as the tournament progresses,” says Ross. “Quite simply we feel this offers fans our most complete coverage of a major sporting tournament to date, and for us that is what this is all about.” … [Read more...] about How Copa90 Is Using Snapchat, WhatsApp, And More To Be A Next-Gen Sports Media Brand