Jordan Brand Blends Performance And Culture In Jumpman LA

By Alicia Jessop Today, Jordan Brand opened Jumpman LA, a pinnacle performance and cultural destination in the heart of downtown Los Angeles and blocks from the Staples Center. Two-years into the making, Jumpman LA spans nearly 25,000-square-feet across multiple floors laden with everything a future basketball star needs. The space is anchored by three core areas: a state-of-the art “Flight Lab,” where consumers can receive … Continue reading Jordan Brand Blends Performance And Culture In Jumpman LA

The WTA Shifts Marketing Strategy From Promoting Women’s Tennis Players As Fashion Icons To Fierce Athletes

Competing in her 31st major singles final, the conversation surrounding Serena Williams entering the U.S. Open centered more around her on-court apparel than her athletic prowess, when the French Open announced it would ban players from wearing full body suits, like the one Williams wore to compete in this year. While the French Open’s decision drew incensed reactions from tennis fans, especially given Williams wore … Continue reading The WTA Shifts Marketing Strategy From Promoting Women’s Tennis Players As Fashion Icons To Fierce Athletes

SAP Partners With Team Liquid To Provide eSports Insights And Recruit Employees

By Alicia Jessop Coming off of a first place finish at The International in 2017, Team Liquid is once again focused on the highest level of success at The International DOTA 2 tournament. In 2018, though, the team has some extra help, thanks to a partnership with SAP. In April, software solutions company SAP signed its first eSports partnership, aligning itself with Team Liquid. Recognizing … Continue reading SAP Partners With Team Liquid To Provide eSports Insights And Recruit Employees

How An In-House Digital And Social Media Strategy Is Helping NASCAR Grow Its Millennial Fan Base

Turning into the second half of its 2018 season, NASCAR is riding a wave of exciting business results driven largely by growing interest from millennial fans. Under the leadership of new COO, Steve Phelps, more than ever before NASCAR is focused on expanding the demographics of its fan base. Asked about his vision for NASCAR, the newly minted COO said, “If there is one single … Continue reading How An In-House Digital And Social Media Strategy Is Helping NASCAR Grow Its Millennial Fan Base

ESPN Expands Esports Reach With OMEN by HP Partnership

By Jacob Wittwer As top esports athletes and developers gathered in Los Angeles for E3 2018, ESPN and HP highlighted their unique partnership to gain leverage in the growing industry. Amidst the hustle and bustle of E3, OMEN by HP and ESPN hosted a VIP event for gamers and industry insiders at ESPN’s LA Live location, where attendees received exclusive access to new OMEN products … Continue reading ESPN Expands Esports Reach With OMEN by HP Partnership

adidas Kicks off 2018 World Cup in Los Angeles with Celebration of Street Soccer

By Arthur Puu adidas Soccer united soccer fans by hosting a one-night 2018 FIFA World Cup celebration at The Base in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 12. During the festivities, fans had the chance to customize their own jerseys and watch eight teams battle for a chance at the MVP trophy in the Tango League. Fans were also treated to special guest appearances from … Continue reading adidas Kicks off 2018 World Cup in Los Angeles with Celebration of Street Soccer

Adidas Turns To Running And Footwear To Clean Up The World’s Oceans

There are 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in the world’s oceans, but through running and footwear designs, adidas is working to remove them. “As a brand, we believe that sport makes a difference in peoples’ lives and in the world,” adidas senior director of U.S. running, Paul Bowyer, told RULING SPORTS. In 2015 we started partnering with Parley for the Oceans. We have a … Continue reading Adidas Turns To Running And Footwear To Clean Up The World’s Oceans

How Loyola Channeled The Ramblers’ Final Four Appearance Into Major Donation And Media Gains

Earlier this year the Loyola Ramblers busted a few brackets when the team made its second Final Four appearance in school history. While Sister Jean became an overnight sensation, the Loyola athletics department saw success of its own through digital and social media impressions and athletics department donations. The team’s success in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament left its relatively small athletics department … Continue reading How Loyola Channeled The Ramblers’ Final Four Appearance Into Major Donation And Media Gains

The Future of Fantasy Sport? How Stryking is Rewarding Users with Cryptocurrency

By Thilo Kunkel, Ph.D. The Sacramento Kings were the first professional sport franchise to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment in March 2014. Since then, sport organizations have been joining the wave of cryptocurrencies with the Dallas Mavericks scheduled to accept Cryptocurrency to purchase tickets in the 2018/19 season. The Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban isn’t only on the forefront of accepting Cryptocurrency as a … Continue reading The Future of Fantasy Sport? How Stryking is Rewarding Users with Cryptocurrency

Toyota Racing Takes Fans Behind The Wheel During NASCAR Race Weekend

An adage amongst automobile manufacturers goes, “Win on Sunday, sell on Monday.” Toyota Racing has taken this adage to another level, giving fans a one-of-a-kind opportunity to step into the driver’s seat during NASCAR Cup races. Through its Toyota PitPass activation, Toyota allows fans to experience life as a NASCAR driver from training through pit road. “Toyota Racing does activations at approximately 25 tracks throughout … Continue reading Toyota Racing Takes Fans Behind The Wheel During NASCAR Race Weekend