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March 5, 2022

Coach K Closes Out Cameron Career

Coach K is heading into the Cameron Indoor Fieldhouse for his final game as Duke’s head coach. The legend has worked the sidelines for the school since 1980 and fostered the careers of countless NBA stars, including Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum, Grant Hill, and JJ Reddick, and is one of the best to evert do it. However, getting in the door will cost you. Tickets are currently going for more than $5800, more than a seat at the Super Bowl. 

Report Shows MLB Can Afford a Lost Season

It was another week of frustrating negotiations for the MLB. As the league officially called off its first two series, Fitch Ratings found that the league’s liquidity was substantial enough that it could withstand a full season of stoppage. The findings are grounded in the fact that the league rebounded strongly following the pandemic hiccups. The financial firm is quick to note that the positive outlook declines after one season of lost play.

Chelsea Sale Produces “Multiple” $4B Offers

After putting up the team for sale, Chelsea is reportedly fielding “multiple” offers more than its asking price of $4 billion. Boardroom has been keeping tabs on all of the news surrounding the sale, including potential buyers and how we got here. Read all the details.

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NHL MVP Connor McDavid Becomes New Face of BetMGM

BetMGM has announced the signing of Connor McDavid as its newest brand ambassador. McDavid, the captain of the Edmonton Oilers and the NHL‘s reigning MVP, becomes BetMGM’s first active pro athlete from the four major sports to become an ambassador. As part of the partnership, McDavid will be featured in upcoming campaigns for the betting brand. 

Amari Cooper Expected to Be Released by Cowboys

The NFL Combine is underway, but one of the more compelling stories in football is coming out of Dallas. Star receiver is expected to be waived by the Cowboys before the start of the season, which would open up $16 million in cap space. Boardroom went deep on the situation and asked the key question: Can the Cowboys afford Cooper’s contract to begin with? Read to find out.

Mickey Mantle NFT of 1952 Topps Card Sells for $470k

The hobby 🤝 Web3. One lucky collector purchased an NFT of a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card for 175 wrapped ethereum (WETH), which is equivalent to about $470,700. The physical version of the same card fetched $1.56 million just last month. The NFT sale marked the second highest price thus far this year for the coveted collectible, in either the digital world or IRL.

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