The NFL announced Tuesday that three players and five staffers from the Tennessee Titans tested positive for coronavirus, forcing the temporary closure of the team's facility, ESPN reports.
Why it matters: It's the league's first outbreak during the season, which is not taking place in a "bubble," like the NBA and MLS, and looks set to test if its coronavirus protocols will hold.
Gen Zers are about half as likely as millennials to watch sports often, and twice as likely to never watch, according to a new Morning Consult survey.
Why it matters: Only 53% of the 1,000 Gen Zers surveyed considered themselves sports fans — compared with 63% of U.S. adults and 69% of millennials — highlighting how the media model upon which the sports business is built could crumble in the years ahead.
Buzzer, a mobile technology platform that wants to connect fans through live sports while helping existing media rights holders maximize value, has raised $4 million in seed funding, Axios has learned.
How it works: Buzzer's vision is to aggregate sports rights, sending fans personalized notifications to make it easy to pop into a live game — either through their existing subscription or micropayments.