Crypto.com Becomes Official Partner of PSG

Crypto.com, one of the leading cryptocurrency platforms in the world, recently announced that the company has collaborated with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), a professional football club in France. According to an official announcement, the recent partnership also includes the release of exclusive Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) on Crypto.com’s native NFT platform. The cryptocurrency platform added that the… Continue reading Crypto.com Becomes Official Partner of PSG

College football betting: Bettor loses $220K when Tennessee fails to cover against Bowling Green

Why would you bet hundreds of thousands of dollars on Tennessee to win by more than 35? That's a question a bettor at BetMGM is surely asking after placing a $220,000 bet on the Vols to cover 35.5 against Bowling Green. Tennessee won the game easily 38-6. But the Vols didn't win by 36 or… Continue reading College football betting: Bettor loses $220K when Tennessee fails to cover against Bowling Green

College Footballer Cade McNamara Partners with Crypto Company More Management

Michigan football player Cade McNamara has teamed up with a company called More Management. The clincher? The up-and-coming quarterback is signing a new deal that will allow him to get paid in crypto for appearances and social media posts. Cade McNamara Is Working with More Management More Management deals in crypto membership services and digital… Continue reading College Footballer Cade McNamara Partners with Crypto Company More Management

Football Legend Lionel Messi to Be Partially Paid in Cryptocurrency Fan Tokens at PSG

Reuters revealed on August 12, 2021, that Lionel Messi may get part of his wages at Paris Saint-Germain in cryptocurrency. Messi’s move to the French club has triggered a massive surge in the price of PSG’s Socios-powered fan token in the past week.  PSG to Pay Messi in Crypto? In another exciting development for cryptocurrency… Continue reading Football Legend Lionel Messi to Be Partially Paid in Cryptocurrency Fan Tokens at PSG

Tom Brady Uses White House Super Bowl Visit To Crack A Few Jokes

After skipping meetings with the last couple of White House occupants, Tom Brady showed up Tuesday to celebrate the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Super Bowl title with the rest of the team. He didn’t come alone. In addition to the “amazing group of players” he credited for the Super Bowl LV victory, the decorated quarterback brought back-up… Continue reading Tom Brady Uses White House Super Bowl Visit To Crack A Few Jokes

Bitcoin Meester Becomes Crypto Partner of Football Club AZ Alkmaar

AZ Alkmaar, a football club from The Netherlands, has arranged a deal with a cryptocurrency broker, Bitcoin Meester, to become its official partner until 2024. According to the announcement, the sponsorship has been signed and will be made with Bitcoin (BTC), implying that the team would like to hold the digital asset within its finances.… Continue reading Bitcoin Meester Becomes Crypto Partner of Football Club AZ Alkmaar

Dutch Football Team AZ Alkmaar to hold Bitcoin and pay players in BTC

AZ Alkmaar is set to become the first professional football club in the Netherlands to pay player salaries in Bitcoin (BTC). In a statement posted on the club website on Thursday, the Eredivisie side, which finished third in the 2020/2021 Dutch football season announced crypto broker Bitcoin Meester as its exclusive and official cryptocurrency partner… Continue reading Dutch Football Team AZ Alkmaar to hold Bitcoin and pay players in BTC

Portuguese national football team launches fan token with Socios

Blockchain-based sports platform Chiliz has partnered with the Portuguese Football Federation to release fan tokens on Socios. In a Thursday announcement from Socios, the platform said it will be dropping tokens for the Portugal national football team, also known as A Seleção or “The Selection,” within the next few days for local fans. As with… Continue reading Portuguese national football team launches fan token with Socios

French Football Federation launches official player NFTs with Sorare

With the Euro 2020 championship in progress, blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare has announced the licensing agreement for a national sports association to issue nonfungible tokens of its players. In an announcement today, Sorare said the France Football Federation, or FFF, had launched its own line of player nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, prior to the… Continue reading French Football Federation launches official player NFTs with Sorare

Telemundo Deportes Nabs Exclusive Spanish-Language Rights To Super Bowl LVI Live From Los Angeles

Programmer Telemundo Deportes will air exclusive Spanish-language coverage of Super Bowl LVI live on Telemundo next year from Los Angeles – calling it the first time the event will be televised on a Spanish-language broadcast network in the U.S. Telemundo Deportes will also be the Spanish-language home of Sunday Night Football for the next 13 seasons… Continue reading Telemundo Deportes Nabs Exclusive Spanish-Language Rights To Super Bowl LVI Live From Los Angeles

Brady's signed rookie card sells for record $2.25 million

FILE PHOTO: Feb 7, 2020; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks on the field before Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports(Reuters) – The so-called “Holy Grail” of Tom Brady’s rookie cards sold for a record $2.25 million at auction on… Continue reading Brady's signed rookie card sells for record $2.25 million

NFL: Mask-wearing, social distancing critical at Super Bowl, says Fauci

FILE PHOTO: NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst(Reuters) – Mask-wearing and social distancing will be paramount at next month’s Super Bowl, top U.S. infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci said on Friday ahead of… Continue reading NFL: Mask-wearing, social distancing critical at Super Bowl, says Fauci

U.S. Covid Hospitalizations on Cusp of First Decline in Months

The number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients was roughly flat in the U.S. this week, and likely will begin declining for the first time since September. The numbers are now dropping compared with a week earlier in both the Northeast and Midwest, according to the Covid Tracking Project. In the West, they were up 0.8%, the… Continue reading U.S. Covid Hospitalizations on Cusp of First Decline in Months

Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kyiv to launch blockchain-based fan tokens

Ukrainian football team Dynamo Kyiv is launching its own fan token and digital marketplace powered by blockchain technology. According to a Monday announcement, the team has partnered with Moonwalk, a company specializing in creating digital economies for brands, to release a set of loyalty initiatives for its fans. Dynamo Kyiv fans will be able to… Continue reading Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kyiv to launch blockchain-based fan tokens

Football Club Dynamo Kyiv Partners with Moonwalk to Develop Digital Ecosystem

Ukraine based football club, Dynamo Kyiv has partnered with blockchain firm Moonwalk to create its digital economy. This was announced in a press release today and will be the first of its kind for a football club. Fan based digital ecosystem According to the report, Moonwalk will help the football club to build a sports… Continue reading Football Club Dynamo Kyiv Partners with Moonwalk to Develop Digital Ecosystem

Pro Football Player Russell Okung Is Transferring His Salary Into BTC

Celebrities have often shown their love of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in the past. Figures such as musician Kanye West and boxer Floyd Mayweather have all discussed their love of digital money and have even devoted some of their business ventures to it, though very few have ever agreed to be paid in crypto or have… Continue reading Pro Football Player Russell Okung Is Transferring His Salary Into BTC

These are first football fixtures allowed to have fans back in stadiums

Fans of Charlton Athletic, Shrewsbury Town, Cambridge United and Carlisle will be the first supporters allowed back on the terraces after months away from the sidelines. Home fans of the League One and League Two clubs will be allowed to watch their beloved teams following the government’s Tiers announcement this morning. Two thousand home fans… Continue reading These are first football fixtures allowed to have fans back in stadiums

eToro’s Dylan Holman on Introducing Bitcoin to the Premier League

Ahead of the 2018/2019 season, eToro invested in a unique seven club partnership in the Premier League. Alongside football sponsorship agency, SportQuake, eToro’s Senior Manager Global Sponsorship, Dylan Holman and SportQuake CEO, Matt House discuss the background to the deal, the ‘watershed moment’ for football’s fintech revolution and the long-term impact that the partnerships have… Continue reading eToro’s Dylan Holman on Introducing Bitcoin to the Premier League

Fit and healthy football coach, 24, dies from a DVT

Fit and healthy football coach, 24, dies from a deep vein thrombosis after spending lockdown playing computer games Centre Parcs worker Louis O’Neill, 24, was furloughed in March due to Covid-19 The fit and healthy football coach spent his lockdown playing video games  His grieving father Stanley Greening, 56, warned of the dangers of inactivity… Continue reading Fit and healthy football coach, 24, dies from a DVT

Fantasy Football Startup Sorare Is Bringing Blockchain to the Masses | BTCMANAGER

Founded in 2018, Sorare has quickly become a leading and trusted platform in the blockchain gaming industry capable of forming several partnerships with numerous professional football teams including Juventus, Paris Saint Germain, Lyon, Lazio, and Rome. The company uses the ERC-721 standard based on Ethereum blockchain, otherwise known as NFT. Blockchain for the Masses Sorare… Continue reading Fantasy Football Startup Sorare Is Bringing Blockchain to the Masses | BTCMANAGER

Qatar welcomes Asian Cup football champions home

Gulf nation celebrates as the Maroons arrive in Doha to a heroic welcome after winning their first major football title. Qatar celebrated its national football team’s upset victory at the Asian Cup with a royal welcome and a street parade by jubilant fans in the capital, Doha. On Friday, the Gulf nation defeated four-time winners Japan in the… Continue reading Qatar welcomes Asian Cup football champions home

Football Is Becoming Digital, Who’s Next to Embrace Blockchain?

Most football teams around the world are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Now, one of the Turkish teams is planning to release its token in Q1 2020. Sports, especially football, are becoming digital, who's next to embrace the blockchain technology? The first team to discover and explore the benefits was Italian Serie A giant Juventus. As… Continue reading Football Is Becoming Digital, Who’s Next to Embrace Blockchain?

West Ham investigates 'racist abuse' of footballer Mohamed Salah

British police review video that emerged on Twitter containing racial slurs allegedly directed at the Liverpool striker. English football club West Ham United is investigating allegations of racist abuse aimed towards Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah during their 1-1 Premier League draw at the London Stadium on Monday. A video emerged on social media on Wednesday… Continue reading West Ham investigates 'racist abuse' of footballer Mohamed Salah

New Edmonton Eskimos coach has very little down time as he returns to CFL

It’s shaping up to be a hectic off-season for Scott Milanovich. The 46-year-old native of Butler, Pa., finished his third season in the NFL as Jacksonville’s quarterback coach last month. But Milanovich didn’t make vacation plans following the Jaguars’ season-ending 38-20 win over Indianapolis on Dec. 29. Instead, he immediately stepped into his new post… Continue reading New Edmonton Eskimos coach has very little down time as he returns to CFL