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Boardroom is a sports, media and entertainment brand co-founded by Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman and focused on the intersection of sports and entertainment. Boardroom’s flagship media arm features premium video/audio, editorial, daily and weekly newsletters, showcasing how athletes, executives, musicians and creators are moving the business world forward. Boardroom’s ecosystem encompasses B2B events and experiences (such as its renowned NBA and WNBA All-Star events) as well as ticketed conferences such as Game Plan in partnership with CNBC. Our advisory arm serves to consult and connect athletes, brands and executives with our broader network and initiatives.

Recent film and TV projects also under the Boardroom umbrella include the Academy Award-winning Two Distant Strangers (Netflix), the critically acclaimed scripted series SWAGGER (Apple TV+) and Emmy-nominated documentary NYC Point Gods (Showtime).

Boardroom’s sister company, Boardroom Sports Holdings, features investments in emerging sports teams and leagues, including the Major League Pickleball team, the Brooklyn Aces, NWSL champions Gotham FC, and MLS’ Philadelphia Union.

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May 30, 2024

Michael Jordan Narrates Gatorade Campaign Featuring Luka Dončić, A'ja Wilson & More

What’s old is new again at Gatorade. The iconic sports drink tapped in some of its biggest affiliated stars for a new campaign that resurfaces its iconic slogan “Is it in you?” The ad, which premiered during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, features a voiceover by Michael Jordan and music from Travis Scott. It also includes cameos from A’ja Wilson, Caitlin Clark, Jayson Tatum, and more from Gatorade’s athlete roster.


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Sony is Eyeing Queen's Catalog in Potential Record-breaking Deal

After months of speculation, Queen is close to selling its epic catalog, Bloomberg reports. Sony is the frontrunner to take over the collection, which includes cross-generational hits like “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Don’t Stop Me Now” among many others. The proposed deal also includes merchandising and other elements. The report indicates that Sony is courting a partner to offset the potential price tag, which may eclipse $1 billion. Sony is no stranger to iconic catalogs, having previously purchased a portion of Michael Jackson and Bob Dylan’s.

Dwyane Wade, LaChina Robinson to Join NBC's Olympic Basketball Coverage

NBA legend Dwyane Wade and longtime analyst LaChina Robinson will join Noah Eagle on NBC‘s Olympic coverage team for the US men’s and women’s basketball teams in Paris. An NBA analyst at TNT from 2019-22, this will be Wade’s Olympic broadcasting debut, while Robinson is working her third Olympic assignment.

Billie Eilish Locks in 59th Single with More than 100 Million Streams

Billie Eilish may not have eclipsed Taylor Swift on this week’s Billboard 200, but her third studio album is already a massive success. Eilish secured her 59th single to surpass 100 million streams with “LUNCH.” Making the feat even more impressive, the single became the fastest to achieve the milestone. Hit Me Hard and Soft moved over 339,000 units in its first week.

Breanna Stewart & Napheesa Collier’s Unrivaled Basketball League Gets All-star Support

The women’s professional basketball landscape is ever-expanding. Amid record-setting attention and interest, Breanna Stewart and Napheesa Collier‘s Unrivaled Basketball League announced on Thursday that it has attracted an all-star set of investors, including Megan Rapinoe, Carmelo Anthony, Alex Morgan, and many more. Additionally, the league has enlisted the support of former ESPN President John Skipper and former Turner President David Levy both as investors and to develop a broadcast plan for the new league.

Nicholas Galitzine Secures Lead in Long-delayed 'He-Man' Revival

Nicholas Galitzine is seemingly everywhere these days. The British actor is currently making waves opposite Anne Hathaway in Prime Video‘s The Idea of You, where he plays a Harry Styles-inspired boy bander. Now, he’ll expand his resume with his first leading superhero role. Galitzine will play the role of He-Man in Amazon and Mattel Films’ upcoming Masters of the Universe. The long-awaited live-action remake of the popular 1980s cartoon will be directed by Travis Knight and written by Chris Butler.