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Will “This is Paris” Upend the Influence Economy?

Will “This is Paris” Upend the Influence Economy?

by Clare Carluccio| September 23, 2020

Recently, Paris Hilton introduced us all to the real Paris Hilton. The heiress, world-renowned party girl and ditzy blonde we all thought we knew let us all in on the biggest secret of the influence economy: She’s playing a character. In her new feature-length documentary, “This is Paris,” available on YouTube, Hilton turned over control […]

What a Fan Wants: Survey Shows How We’re Getting Our Sports Fix During COVID-19

What a Fan Wants: Survey Shows How We’re Getting Our Sports Fix During COVID-19

by Shawn McBride| April 9, 2020

Normally at this time of year, U.S. sports fans would be filled with hope related to their favorite MLB team’s prospects for the 2020 season, preparing for the start of the NBA and NHL playoffs and speculating about the rookies their football team will be selecting in the upcoming NFL Draft. But these aren’t normal […]

Are You Ready for Some Football? 5 Intriguing Storylines as NFL Kicks-off 100th Year

Are You Ready for Some Football? 5 Intriguing Storylines as NFL Kicks-off 100th Year

by Shawn McBride| September 4, 2019

With the NFL poised to celebrate its 100th anniversary, it is now undeniably “America’s Game,” if not its national pastime. Undoubtedly, this season will be a celebration of the past, as well as a positioning of the future as the league prepares to enter its second century in existence. And while its competitor leagues may […]

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In-Game Leaders 2019: Esports is More Than Just Playing Games

by Jon Stone| August 7, 2019

This weekend I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the inaugural In-Game Leaders Esports Summit (IGL) at Texas’ Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest dedicated esports facility in North America. The IGL Summit brought together all sections of the esports ecosystem for a day of networking, education and inspiration. For a panel focused […]

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Tokyo 2020: 5 reasons to set your countdown clock

by Danielle Dussault| July 23, 2019

The countdown is officially on. With less than a year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, there’s a lot to look forward to as athletes, coaches, families, and sponsors head back to Asia. Let’s take a look at the top five reasons to set your countdown clock and gear up for the Games… […]

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Kicking Off a Global Sporting Event and Cultural Moment

by Shawn McBride| June 7, 2019

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off today as 24 teams gather in France for the month-long tournament. Organizers anticipate record-setting attendance and viewership as the sport of football enjoys unprecedented momentum on the women’s side. But, beyond the action on the pitch, what those who tune in and engage with this event will really […]