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The World Cup Started. Advertisers Happy, Humans Not So Much

One day in, Qatar’s World Cup is going about as well as FIFA’s most vocal critics expected. The smallest nation to ever host a World Cup, Qatar is a hotbed of human rights abuses – underscored by numerous migrant workers…

Silver Lake Scrum for a Piece of Rugby’s Most Valuable Squad

Silver Lake Scrum for a Piece of Rugby’s Most Valuable Squad

Silicon Valley’s Silver Lake Partners is known for making huge sum investments in big name tech companies at the height of their powers. This week, they’re eyeing a $2 billion investment in broad shouldered men clobbering each other. Reports suggest…

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Formula Amazon

Formula Amazon

According to a report from the Financial Times, Formula One is in active talks with Amazon to bring racing to the retail giants’ streaming service. Paving Digital In-Roads Despite its flair of international sophistication, Formula One is a U.S.-owned operation….

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A Game-Changing Season For NFL Advertising

A Game-Changing Season For NFL Advertising

Rescheduled games and a litany of injuries to star players have hit NFL ratings hard this season, raising uncertainty around television advertising’s biggest spot – the Super Bowl. The big game in Tampa is less than two months away (for…

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Ineos Waves The Checkered Flag

Ineos Waves The Checkered Flag

Solvents, sports, and SUVs – here’s what they have in common. Ineos, the London-based chemicals giant which specializes in solvents, adhesives, and pigments, is doubling-down on its extra curricular activities. On Friday the company announced a deal to acquire a…

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Mike Tyson Can Still Bring The Heat

Mike Tyson Can Still Bring The Heat

This isn’t a typical Daily Upside story, but let’s just say it caught our ear. Last weekend Mike Tyson (54) entered the ring after a 15-year hiatus to fight Roy Jones Jr. Despite having smoked marijuana before the bout, Tyson…

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The PGA Tour Goes International

The PGA Tour Goes International

This weekend was packed with sports action. On top of the normal football docket, Mike Tyson returned to the ring 15 years after his last fight. Charles Barkley and Phil Mickelson defeated Peyton Manning and Stephen Curry in ”The Match,”…

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