Around the Biz 2/25/19: B/R Co-Founder Dave Finocchio Steps Away as Yahoo Sports Builds Exclusive Product With The New York Mets

Here’s a quick roundup of the big news buzzing around the sports-digital industry today:

The Man Who Co-Founded Bleacher Report Is Leaving the Sports Site (Recode)

Yahoo Sports Is Building an Editorial Subscription Product for the New York Mets (Digiday)

Barstool Sports Has 25 Podcasts and Brought in $15M From Them Last Year (Digiday)

Overtime Video Platform Plans Global Expansion With $23 Million Series B (Sporttechie)

Major League Soccer Scores Expanded Twitch Tie-Up (Sports Pro Media)

Does Facebook’s Video AI Suppress Some Clips? BET Says Yes (Streaming Media)

Xiaomi Announces Its First 5G Phone, the Mi Mix 3 5G (TechCrunch)

PGA Tour Gives CBRS a Test (Mobile Sports Report)

Mediapro Goes OTT in Canada with Global CPL Rights (MediaPro)

MLS’ New App Combines Highlights, Fantasy Soccer, and Merch (The Drum)

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