The Daily Headliner – 03

The Crowdless Match

Read our summary and lessons learned from The Match played this past Sunday. The event with Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, and Phil Mickelson included some great highlights: From record-setting cable TV ratings to introductions to Eli Manning on Twitter to the GOAT ripping his pants.

NHL Playoffs

The National Hockey League became the latest major sports league to announce its plan to resume play this summer. The regular season will not resume, and the league will proceed to a 24-team playoff format if possible.

Jackson Back with Journey

Journey announced that Randy Jackson is rejoining the rock band as its bassist. The band had already cancelled its 2020 tour in response to the COVID-19 uncertainty, so we will have to wait for them to announce a new one in the future hopefully.

Business News

Warner Music Group re-announced yesterday its initial public offering after delaying it due to COVID-19. Live Nation presses pause on acquisition of 51% of Mexican event promotion company Ocesa Entertainment. Chartmetric analyzes the effect of COVID-19 on music artists and live streaming. And listen to this venture capital podcast episode with StubHub co-founder Jeff Fluhr that explores the beginnings of the ticket marketplace.

Recommended Read

ESPN’s The Last Dance documentary on Michael Jordan recently finished over the course of five weeks. If you need more Jordan content, check out this longread from Wright Thompson at ESPN that explores Jordan’s North Carolina roots.