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October 30, 2018
The Athletic, a two-year-old sports media startup that offers a bevy of ad-free sports coverage to its subscribers, has reportedly raised $40 million in new funding at a $200 million valuation.
September 18, 2018
Breaking down the players, coaches and investors behind the Alliance of American Football.
September 7, 2018
Few VC-backed startups have weathered controversy like DraftKings. Now, with legalized sports gambling on the table in the US, the company is ready to thrive.
August 30, 2018
Unlike the average golfer who has to slog out six-hour rounds at their local muni, private equity executives have the net worth and social standing to belong to some of the most exclusive clubs in the country. That connection was again on display with the PGA of America's latest hire.
August 28, 2018
Constantin Sport, the sports subsidiary of media group Constantin Medien, has acquired Match IQ, a business specialising in organising training camps, friendlies, and media distribution for...
August 16, 2018
A new fund with ties to the two mega-stars joins Coinbase's latest move to diversify and a looming IPO for a Tesla rival among the headlines from the past week in VC.
August 8, 2018
LionTree Partners has completed a minority investment in Ripken Baseball, an operator of youth baseball and softball events founded by brothers Cal Ripken and Bill Ripken. The funding will go...
KSE, the holding company of Stan Kroenke, has agreed to acquire around 30% of English Premier League football team Arsenal from Alisher Usmanov for approximately £600 million, enabling the US...
August 6, 2018
Vicis, which makes football helmets designed to protect against brain injuries, has raised $53 million in VC funding, according to an SEC filing. The company confirmed to media outlets that $15...
August 1, 2018
Apax Partners has agreed to buy sports data company Genius Sports Group from Three Hills Capital Partners. The transaction will provide the business with capital for its international expansion....
July 31, 2018
French national television channel M6 has entered into negotiations with investment fund GACP to sell its stake in FC Girondins de Bordeaux. The football club, which was acquired by M6 in 1999, has...
July 25, 2018
Alisher Usmanov is exploring the sale of his 30% stake in English Premier League football club Arsenal, per the Financial Times. The MegaFon owner and co-owner of Mail.Ru is said to have become...
July 12, 2018
Elliott Advisors has taken control of AC Milan, after the football club's former owner failed to repay its debts. The team, which was bought by Chinese businessman Li Yonghong last year, will...
July 11, 2018
LeBron James is a Laker. Does his official move to California mean he'll up his investing game?
July 9, 2018
Waterland Private Equity has invested in equestrian sports company Helgstrand Dressage. The deal secures the buyout investor a stake in a business with operations in more than 35 countries and...
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