Tag: sport

Oct 04 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

The crypto crossover into sports continues to evolve each week. Dominating the headlines this week was the NFL's move to finally dip their toes in the sand that is NFTs. The historic sports league will be working with Flow blockchain creators Dapper Labs for a 'Top Shot'-esque marketplace for football fans. Let's dive in on these stories and more in the latest sports...

Sep 09 2021

Steph Curry Is The Latest FTX Ambassador

FTX continues it's tear of sports sponsorship and engagement. In June, the growing exchange signed on with future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. The exchange also signed a league deal with Major League Baseball...

Aug 29 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Aug 29 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins bitcoin crypto esports gaming

Another stacked week in sports and crypto: Steph Curry has "ape'd in." More college athletes are finding name, image and likeness deals with crypto-first companies. A former Manchester United player has been accused of crypto laundering. It's just another busy week in the sports corner of crypto. Let's take a look at all the action over the past seven days. The Sports Slice...

Aug 25 2021

Dapper Labs Expands Sports NFT Ecosystem, Adding LaLiga And WNBA

Aug 25 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  basketball dapper labs laliga nba nft

Dapper Labs and their Flow blockchain product have gained substantial ground this year. This week, Dapper is teeing up for more sports IP to come to life. The company is adding WNBA rosters to their Top Shot product beginning this week. Additionally, reports have surfaced that Dapper Labs has partnered with one of the most popular sports leagues on the planet in LaLiga....

Aug 23 2021

Aug 22 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Another number one draft pick is crypto-bound. Sports teams and leagues continue to find crypto partners. Name, image, and likeness deals in college sports and coming to life with crypto deals. It's all these stories, and more, in this week's Sports Slice on Bitcoinist. Let's take a look at all the past week's action. The Sports Slice BlockFi Partners With Cade Cunningham Earlier...

Aug 21 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 21 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  alibaba art arts entertainment nft

Another week filled to the brim with action as the NFT market continues to boom. This week, OpenSea crossed $1B in trading for the month of August, SuperRare unveiled new features, investment firms Andreessen Horowitz and Paradigm doubled down, and Axie Infinity, Art Blocks, and Parallel Alpha have moved to the top of the charts. Capital investment and emerging projects dominated the chatter...

Aug 15 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Both crypto and sports basically never sleep. If one sport is out of season, there's bound to be another in-season. When the stock market is closed, there's always a crypto chart that's moving. We're back with another weekly review of sports and crypto activity, with this week's "Sports Slice." Lionel Messi dominated the sports headlines this past week. So it's only right that...

Aug 14 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 14 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art arts entertainment nft nfts

Spider-Man NFTs, a digital rock that costs more than a car, and the first dive of collegiate engagement in non-fungible tokens. It's just another week in NFTs. However, it's not all sunshine and rainbows. Popular crypto analyst Mr. Whale shared some sentiments this week that describe NFTs as pure money laundering schemes. Let's take a look at all the quick hits from the...

Aug 12 2021

Lionel Messi Joins Paris Saint-Germain, And Crypto Comes With Him

Leo Messi's departure from Barcelona has dominated the sports headlines this week. Messi has not only been long-considered one of the best players on the planet in the game. He's also been part of the Barcelona organization for nearly two decades. While both Messi and Barcelona worked extensively to put together terms that would work for both parties to renew the superstar's deal,...

Jul 24 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment news nft nfts polygon

DraftKings dominated the traditional headlines in NFTs this week with their newest initiative. Why stop there? Polygon is doubling down on NFT gaming, OpenSea is worth over $1B, and a whole lot more. Let's dive in to this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News DraftKing's Digs Into NFTs Earlier this year, NFL quarterback Tom Brady started NFT marketplace Autograph.io, aimed...

Jul 17 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media news nft nfts

Space Jam dropped some NFTs as part of their marketing mix, Budweiser is raising a toast to a new partnership, and Rolling Stone Magazine looks like the latest media publication to join the NFT-sphere. Another busy week in the books in the world of NFTs. Let's dig in on all the latest from the past seven days of non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible...

Jul 10 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts nutshell sport

More sports teams are putting their names behind NFTs, Dame Dash sparks back at the Jay-Z "Reasonable Doubt" drama, and Instagram is rumored to be implementing NFT features in-app. All this and more just in the past seven days. Let's take another look at this week's latest headlines in non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Instagram Building NFT Features? According to...

Jun 30 2021

Tom Brady & Gisele Bündchen Land Equity Deal With FTX

FTX continues it's run of sports partnerships. Last week, the exchange broke ground as Major League Baseball's first 'Official Crypto Partner'. Earlier this month, FTX teamed up with leading esports organization TSM in...

Jun 29 2021

Crypto Exchange Crypto.com Signs Global Sponsorship With Formula 1

Formula 1 has been growing in popularity lately. In fact, the US audience has found substantial traction this year in a sport that has historically been more popular in Europe and Asia. ESPN TV ratings for F1 are up 50% from last year, and up 36% from 2019. F1 recently renewed it's partnership with online retailer Fanatics, as merchandise sales jump 40% globally...

Jun 23 2021

FTX Becomes Major League Baseball’s Official Crypto Exchange Partner

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin crypto entertainment exchange ftx

The MLB is swinging for the fences with crypto exchange FTX. Baseball's biggest league has become the first of the 'big 4' major sports leagues in the U.S. to formalize a partnership with an exchange. The news comes just days after the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) became the first pro sports league in...

Jun 12 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 12 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art collectables entertainment nft nfts

Doge meets NFTs? Except probably not quite in the way you might expect. The classic "doge" meme yielded over $4M in an auction on the Zora marketplace. Let's take a look at that story and more in this week's nutshell. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Gettin' Down With The Doge The original 'doge' meme spurred from the Shiba Inu photo was taken back...

May 20 2021

Red Bull Racing’s F1 Team Partners With Tezos

May 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins blockchain nft partnership racing

Crypto has been hitting the raceways in full force this month. Last week, IndyCar's Roush Racing became the first U.S. sports team to launch their own fan token. Additionally announced last...

May 14 2021

Roush Fenway Racing First US Sports Team To Launch Fan Token

May 14 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  $fans altcoin altcoins blockchain fan

Blockchain technology is hitting the raceway lately. This week, IndyCar team Ed Carpenter Racing announced their Bitcoin-themed Chevy to race in this year's Indy 500. Now, NASCAR's Roush Fenway Racing is putting their foot on the gas with their own fan token. More Fan Tokens Just last week, the...

May 06 2021

UFC To Launch Fan Token $UFC

May 06 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  $fans altcoins fan token partnership sport

It was less than a month ago that the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) parent company Endeavor went public on the New York Stock Exchange. This week, there is more big news for the world's largest MMA company, as they have announced their intent to mint their own $UFC fan token in June. UFC Partners With Chiliz In releasing the $UFC token, the league...

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