The New York Red Bulls have announced the expansion of their executive leadership team. Joe Stetson has been named as chief commercial officer, Elisa Padilla as chief marketing officer, Christina Giunta-Quarino as chief of staff, and Claire Noonan as head of human resources. Each will report directly to the club’s president and general manager, Marc de Grandpré.
The American Flag Football League (AFFL) has hired Jennifer Germer as SVP of marketing and Stefanie Fiondella as VP of communications. They will report to AFFL’s president and COO, Brian Michael Cooper.
Pro League Network (PLN), a sports entertainment company, has acquired SlapFIGHT Championship and its founder and CEO, JT Tilley, will join PLN as creative director. Tilley will be responsible for conceptualizing, developing, producing, and marketing PLN sports.
TGL, the primetime team golf league developed by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s TMRW Sports in partnership with the PGA Tour, has announced a partnership with U.S. Integrity (USI). This partnership will serve as the basis for TGL’s betting program and will focus on education and protection of integrity in the league’s development.
Arthur M. Blank, owner of Atlanta United, has contributed $50 million to support the building of a National Training Center for the U.S. Soccer Federation. The National Training Center will serve as the headquarters for the federation and will be located in the Atlanta area.
Grabyo, a cloud-native live production and distribution platform, and Magnifi, an AI-powered highlight generation platform, have partnered to deliver a human-centered video automation workflow. This partnership aims to maximize the efficiency and speed of both platforms while keeping humans at the center of storytelling.
GameOn, a next-generation fantasy sports platform, has partnered with LaLiga North America to launch next-gen fantasy games based on real-world LaLiga players and matches. Fans will have the opportunity to win exclusive prizes like cash, VIP tickets, signed merchandise, and superstar meet-and-greets.
Enel, a multinational energy company, has become AS Roma’s Official Energy Partner, helping the club achieve sustainability through integrated services and solutions for the electrification of consumption and the use of renewable energy.
Avery Dennison, a global materials science and digital identification solutions company, has announced a licensing agreement with NBA Properties Inc. to produce on-court and retail apparel embellishments featuring NBA team marks, logos, and fonts.
Fanatics has announced an exclusive, multiyear partnership with England captain Harry Kane for memorabilia.