Tag: sports

Oct 11 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

For the first time in a while, it was a slower week with crypto engagement in sports. Still, Socios.com and Chiliz continue to build on their partnerships roster as the rapid growth continues, Luka Doncic is seemingly teasing us with a new NFT endeavor, and Deontay Wilder - now fresh off of a dynamic battle with Tyson Fury - teamed up with Everlast...

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 20 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Sep 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  crypto.com crypto news esports fnatic nba

NBA athletes popped up left and right in the crypto space this past week. Sports NFT platform Autograph teamed up with basketball brand SLAM. And Crypto.com seems to make headlines weekly with a new sponsorship deal, with the latest action resulting in a new partner in esports for the platform. It was just another action-packed seven days in the headlines of sports and...

Sep 13 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

What do Steph Curry, Rob Gronkowski, and a UCLA basketball player all have in common? Sure, they're all on recognizable sports teams. However, they also all hit the newswire for some of their action in crypto this week. Let's recap everything from the past week at the intersection of sports and crypto. The Sports Slice Steph Curry Is The Latest Sports Ambassador For...

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...

Sep 05 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Imagine a week going by where the worlds of sports and crypto weren't colliding. Leading the crossover headlines this week? The NFL is putting a hold on crypto and NFT engagement for athletes. However, while the league wants players to hold off, there are plenty of other athletes across various sports that are having some fun with NFTs this week. Last week was...

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 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,...

Aug 08 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Introducing "The Sports Slice," on Bitcoinist: a refreshing new set of content hitting your web browser each weekend that covers the full week's action of crypto engagement in sports. Your local news has it, your Sunday paper has it, why can't your go-to crypto outlet cover some sports action as well? Let's take a look at the past week's slate of sports action...

Aug 07 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 07 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  brands entertainment nft nfts sports

CryptoPunks dominated the chatter around NFTs this week. However, a lot of action continued to make waves across the NFT landscape in the past seven days; OpenSea hit a new trading volume record, NBA Top Shot released some platform upgrades and integrations, and premium brands like Burberry and Porsche are getting involved. Let's take a look at the biggest action across the world...

Aug 01 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 01 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts sports

It's looking like the "Shopify of NFTs" is actually just going to be Shopify. The e-commerce powerhouse is implementing NFT support for marketplaces, NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin is the latest athlete to jump in, Lollapalooza has got some tokens for you, and more. Where do we even begin? Let's deep dive into this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News "The...

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 23 2021

What Do Bitcoin, Antifragility And Fantasy Football Have In Common?

Fantasy football players and Bitcoiners use the same strategic thinking principles when building for an uncertain future. “Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a Lebanese-American...

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 14 2021

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

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