The DataPOWA view on the most important talking points in the worlds of sport sponsorship, digital & AI.
A PROBLEM FOR THE NFL
NFL players have been using fake vaccine cards in order to carry on with the NFL season along with their vaccinated team members.
For more on this story, head to Sportskeeda
LA LAKERS NEW SPONSOR
Korean food company, Bibigo, become LA Lakers new jersey patch sponsor.
For more on this story, head to Sporttechie
CLASH OF THE FOOTBALL TITANS
European champions Italy will play against Copa America winners Argentina in a rare intercontinental match coordinated by UEFA and CONMEBOL.
For more on this story, head to BBC Sport
CRYPTO ARMS RACE IN SPORTS
As cryptocurrency companies seek to reach mainstream audiences, some platforms are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to sponsor sports teams, stadiums and even leagues in a bid to woo new fans.
For more on this story, head to Forbes
NETFLIX NEW VENTURE
Netflix has made a step towards its involvement in esports; it has bought its first game developer, Night School Studio.
For more information, head to Variety
WASHINGTON CAPITALS MAKE HISTORY
Ice Hockey team ‘Washington Capitals’ become the first NHL team to sell commercial space on their jerseys.
For more information, head to ESPN
SKY SPORTS: County Championship: Warwickshire demolish Somerset to be crowned champions
SPORTS PRO: Philadelphia 76ers to release first NFTs
SPORTSKEEDA: China bans esports for PUBG Battlegrounds (PC): Report
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