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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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November 22, 2021

Jonathan Taylor Scores 5 TDs as Colts Blow Out Bills, 41-15

The Buffalo Bills lost their control of the top of the AFC East on Sunday as they were blown out in Orchard Park by the visiting Colts, 41-15. Indianapolis running back Jonathan Taylor set a franchise record with five touchdowns in the win, the Colts’ third straight. He finished the day with 32 carries for 185 yards. 

FanDuel and Genius Sports Expand Partnership

The sports betting giant announced on Monday that they will extend their existing partnership with the data provider with a concentration on the NFL. The agreement will provide FanDuel with official sportsbook, media content, and NFL advertising inventory, and will enable fan engagement strategies. 

NFL Teams Up with Panini for NFT Trading Card Packs

Panini America, the NFL and the NFLPA’s exclusive trading card partner, will launch pro football’s first NFT trading card packs beginning on Dec. 1, the parties announced Monday. The digital launch will only be the first for Panini and the NFL, as they will debut additional products under the Prizm and Donruss Optive brands in January and February 2022.

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Klay Thompson Cleared for Practice, Eyes Return

Klay Thompson has his sights set for his return to the hardwood for the first time since the 2019 NBA Playoffs. Shams Charania reported on Sunday that the Warriors star has been cleared to participate in all team practices, and is hopeful for a return to the game before Christmas. 

Lewis Hamilton Wins Qatar GP, Tightens Race for Season Title

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took home Sunday’s victory at the Qatar GP, beating Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 25 seconds. The win brought Hamilton within eight points of Verstappen for the season, with two races remaining. 

Ohio State Leaps Three Spots to No. 2 in College Football AP Poll

Rivalry week is upon us, and things are heating up in the world of college football. Ohio State jumped three spots to secure the No. 2 position after they obliterated Michigan State on Saturday. Georgia was, yet again, a unanimous pick for the top slot, and Alabama, Cincinnati, and Notre Dame rounded out the top five.

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Bernadette Doykos

Bernadette Doykos is the Senior Director of Editorial Strategy at Boardroom. Before joining the team, her work appeared in ELLE. She previously served as the head of evaluation for a nonprofit where she became obsessed with systems and strategy and served as the curator of vibes and extinguisher of fires for the design thinking firm Stoked. She is constantly plotting a perfect tunnel ‘fit and a playlist for all occasions.