Is it time for preseason football already?
With the pigskin set to fly on Aug. 2 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, the National Football League Players Association announced it is taking a page from the blockchain playbook and working with a startup to help its members license products and be paid to provide content.
The startup is SportsCastr, and the NFLPA has already purchased a minority stake in it. The union wants players to “provide commentary, livestreams and other content for [SportsCastr’s] FanChain platform, thereby earning revenue for themselves outside the games they play,” CoinDesk reported.
Not to mention revenue for the union. Read more here.