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VICIS completes $28.5M Series B and launches its first youth helmet – TechCrunch

VICIS completes $28.5M Series B and launches its first youth helmet – TechCrunch VICIS has closed its Series B on $28.5 million, with participation from NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers via Rx3 Ventures. Rodgers joins a list of other pro footballers to back the helmet startup, including Roger Staubach, Jerry Rice, Russell Wilson and …

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The tactics behind The Athletic’s breakout success in sports subscriptions – TechCrunch

The tactics behind The Athletic’s breakout success in sports subscriptions – TechCrunch Local newspapers may be shuttering and people may be consuming most news on social media, but don’t tell Alex Mather that a subscription news publication can’t grow like a unicorn startup. His 2-year-old sports publisher The Athletic has gained …

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NBA All-Star Michael Jordan leads a $26 million round for esports group aXiomatic – TechCrunch

NBA All-Star Michael Jordan leads a $26 million round for esports group aXiomatic – TechCrunch NBA legend Michael Jordan is playing the esports game now, leading a $26 million round of funding for the ownership group aXiomatic. For Jordan and new co-investor Declaration Capital — the family office investing the personal wealth of …

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The best YouTube channels for sports lovers

The best YouTube channels for sports lovers If you’re a cable cutter who still wants to enjoy quality sports highlights and analysis, YouTube is the place to go. There are plenty of great sports-centric channels on YouTube, each of which provides great highlights and top-shelf analysis. Here are our favorites. …

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Live streams of karate and niche sports are terrifying major sports leagues – TechCrunch

Live streams of karate and niche sports are terrifying major sports leagues – TechCrunch Of the 100 most-watched live telecasts in the US in 2005, 14 were sporting events; in 2015, sporting events comprised 93 of the top 100 telecasts. That shift occurred because TV shows are shifting to online …

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