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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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April 15, 2024

Childish Gambino, A$AP Rocky, & Olivia Rodrigo Among Surprise Guests at Coachella

The first weekend of Coachella is in the books. The festival historically brings out some of the biggest names in music — whether or not they are on the official bill — and this year was no different. Childish GambinoA$AP Rocky, and Kali Uchis joined Tyler, the Creator for the headlining set. Meanwhile, Olivia Rodrigo hopped on stage for a guest appearance with No Doubt. Elsewhere, Lana Del Rey brought out Billie Eilish and Bizarrap tapped in Shakira. However, the stars showed up beyond the stage, as Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce, and many more were spotted in the crowd.


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Premier Lacrosse League, Boardroom to Team up for Second Annual Street Lacrosse Event

Premier Lacrosse League and Boardroom announced on Monday that they will jointly host the second-annual Street Lacrosse event on May 11 at Kevin Durant’s Build It and They Will Ball custom court at East Side Community School. PLL’s Co-founder and President Paul Rabil said of the event, “We’re excited to build on the success of our inaugural event, empowering more people to pick up a lacrosse stick and take part in the universal language of sport on the court.” Boardroom CEO Rich Kleiman echoed the sentiment, saying, “New York is the greatest sports city in the world, and expanding access to sports like lacrosse is crucial to growing the sports community here.” The event showcases the “play anywhere” possibilities of the United States’ oldest sport and will feature professional athletes and youth games featuring several local organizations.

Scottie Scheffler Bags $3.2M Payday with Masters Win

After a delayed start due to weather, the Masters delivered some signature drama at Augusta National. Scottie Scheffler secured his second title at just 27 years old, bringing home a $3.2 million payday. He finished four strokes ahead of Sweden’s Ludvig Åberg. Earlier in the weekend, Bryson DeChambeau found himself on the top of the leader board, which made headlines due to his 3D-printed golf clubs, a first at the iconic tournament. He ended up tied for sixth place on the final day.

Conor McGregor Confirms Return to UFC 303

Conor McGregor is heading back into the octagon. Following UFC 300, Dana White announced that the Irishman will take on Michael Chandler in UFC 303. The match will take place on June 29 in Las Vegas. It will mark the first time that McGregor has returned since he broke his leg in July 2021 in a loss against Dustin Poirier.

Boardroom’s Shlomo Sprung caught up with McGregor’s manager Audie Attar to discuss everything the two are building together.

Messi Leads New Attendance Record in KC

The stars were out on Saturday night in Kansas City as Inter Miami CF took on Sporting Kansas City. The match was moved to Arrowhead Stadium to accommodate the huge crowd. The move proved to pay off, as the game attracted 72,610 fans as Inter Miami took the win 3-2. The crowd set a new record for soccer in Kansas and the third-largest ever in MLS history.

Beyoncé, ‘Cowboy Carter’ Hold onto No. 1 Spot for Second-straight Week

Beyoncé remains on top. The Queen held onto the Billboard 200 No. 1 spot for the second consecutive week, as Cowboy Carter continues its stronghold on the charts. She moved the equivalent of 125,500 units. It marks the third time that Bey has captured the No. 1 spot for two weeks or more in her career. However, all eyes will be on the charts next week following Future and Metro Boomin’s surprise drop on Friday, We Still Don’t Trust You.