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Patrick Willis explains how CoachTube helps empower athletes looking to take their game to the next level

San Francisco 49ers legendary linebacker Patrick Willis, who will be inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a part of the Class of 2024, is the perfect player to learn from if you’re looking to take your defensive game to the next level on the football field.  But, instead of simply watching highlight tapes of Willis during his seasons with the 49ers, CoachTube,…

Return of MLB spring training brings tourism boom to Arizona, Florida

Major League Baseball’s spring training has returned to Arizona and Florida with the first preseason games taking place in the last few days and baseball fans from around the country flocking to sunny locales to see their favorite teams get ready for the season ahead. Each year before the regular season begins, MLB teams head to Arizona and Florida for more than a month to…

Apple targeting sports fans with new app

Apple is targeting sports enthusiasts with its latest app. The new Apple Sports app aims to provide users with scores and other data for teams competing in multiple leagues in real-time.  Apple Sports users “can easily navigate between scores and upcoming games; explore play-by-play information, team stats, lineup details, and live betting odds” within the app, the tech giant said. For the betting odds, it…

World Cup 2026 expected to bring economic boost to American host cities

It might be two years away, but World Cup host cities are already gearing up for the tournament and looking to score a huge economic boost. For the first time, the World Cup will span three countries, with games in the United States, Mexico and Canada in 16 cities, including 11 in the U.S. Combined, the host cities can expect $5 billion in economic impact,…

Foot Locker teams up with Nike, Jordan Brand to deliver The Clinic ahead of 2024 NBA All-Star Game

Foot Locker is making a big announcement ahead of the 2024 NBA All-Star Game with Nike and Jordan Brand.  The global retailer is introducing The Clinic, a year-long program with Nike and Jordan Brand that will bring “the best of the court and culture to basketball fans, sneaker enthusiasts and local communities.” And there isn’t a better time for this first-of-its-kind partnership than at the…

Super Bowl champ Travis Kelce’s mom catches commercial flight home after Chiefs’ win

Donna Kelce caught a commercial flight with Southwest Airlines after one of her sons, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, won the Super Bowl. The Dallas-based carrier posted an Instagram reel late Monday showing a Southwest crew member informing passengers over the intercom system that they were “on a special flight.” “We are carrying a VIP – a Very Important Parent – this afternoon,”…

Ex-Kansas City Chiefs player helps veterans, first responders overcome mental health struggles

Former Kansas City Chief’s player Kendall Gammon overcame a harrowing battle with suicidal thoughts after enduring years of mental and physical abuse from his mom.  He recalls the very moment he sat on his bed with a gun in his hand when he was only 16 years old. While it may be difficult to recount, he draws on that experience as well as the significant…

Super Bowl LVIII prop bets and everything you need to know

It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without the food or the betting.  Proposition bets have become a staple of the Super Bowl tradition over the years. “We have so many prop bets, over a thousand unique prop bets, and we’ll be adding more all the way up to Super Bowl Sunday,” said Caesars Sportsbook Assistant Director of Trading Adam Pullen. Prop bets are side wagers on parts…

Kansas City Chiefs vs San Francisco 49ers: Who owns the Super Bowl LVIII teams?

The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are preparing to hit the field for the highly-anticipated Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday evening. Super Bowl Sunday will be a big day for the respective owners. The Chiefs and the 49ers previously competed against each other for the championship title in 2020, with Kansas City coming out on top.  The 49ers belong to an ownership group,…

Fox Corporation partnering with Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery for new sports streaming service

Fox Corporation announced it is partnering with fellow media titans Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery for a new joint sports streaming platform.  The unnamed platform will streamline sports content that airs on the networks owned by the three companies including ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, FOX, FS1, FS2, BTN, TNT, TBS, and truTV.  “We’re pumped to bring the FOX Sports portfolio to this new and exciting platform,”…

Meta warns investors Mark Zuckerberg’s MMA fighting could impact business

Facebook parent Meta warned investors in its latest annual report that its CEO’s passion for combat sports and other high-risk activities could harm its business if he were to be unavailable as a result of partaking in such activities. In an annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Meta noted that CEO Mark Zuckerberg practices combat sports, including mixed martial arts (MMA)…

John Angelos reaches agreement sell Orioles to pair of private equity billionaires: report

After more than three decades, the Baltimore Orioles ownership appears to be changing hands. John Angelos and the Angelos family, have owned Baltimore’s Major League Baseball franchise and handled the team’s day-to-day operations since 1993. But according to multiple reports, the Angelos have agreed to sell the club to private equity billionaires David Rubenstein and Mike Arougheti. The sale price is an estimated $1.725 billion. …

Kristin Juszczyk, wife of 49ers star, reaches licensing agreement with NFL for her designs: report

Kristin Juszczyk, the wife of San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle, has gained notoriety in recent months thanks to her game-day looks. When Kyle signed with the Niners in 2017, Kristin reportedly began pursuing her fashion interests and began creating custom ensembles for fans, friends and fellow wives and girlfriends of players. Now, her design career has taken a step to a whole other level, thanks…

Tropicana Las Vegas ceasing operations this spring to make way for new ballpark

The Tropicana’s last days are in full effect after its owner announced the date it will cease operations ahead of demolition for a new professional baseball stadium. Slot machines will no longer be heard on the resort’s casino floor on the Las Vegas strip after April 2, just shy of its 67th anniversary.  Bally’s Corporation made the announcement Monday, FOX 5 Las Vegas reported. But…

The Detroit Lions have an automobile titan backing the team

The National Football League’s Detroit Lions are backed by a hefty name in the auto industry. Its ownership rooster includes Sheila Ford Hamp, Martha Ford Morse, William Clay Ford, Jr., Elizabeth Ford Kontulis and Martha Firestone Ford. In other words, the Ford family.  The team has been owned by members of the Ford family since 1963 when William Clay Ford Sr. bought majority ownership of…

Riley Gaines doubles down on paying golfers who boycott trans competitor: ‘It is legit’

A group of top conservative voices has banded together to offer athletes financial compensation for not competing against their transgender competitors. “It is legit,” women’s activist and former NCAA All-American swimmer Riley Gaines said on “Varney & Co.” Thursday. “We have to incentivize not participating in the farce.” Gaines and others, including OutKick founder Clay Travis, have agreed to cover any lost financial gains for…

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