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O’Melveny represents SportsCastr in sale of minority stake to NFL Players Association

O’Melveny has represented live streaming platform SportsCastr in the sale of a minority stake to the National Football Association Players Association (NFLPA).   

As part of the deal, SportsCastr has become an official licensee of the NFLPA for mobile apps and web-based platforms that enable fans to utilise video streams and chat technology to discuss sports topics. 
Sportscastr is a live-streaming platform that allows anyone to become a colour commentator. In the deal, active and former NFL players will provide live commentary across various professional and college events using SportsCastr.

The deal was conducted through the NFLPA’s OneTeam Collective business accelerator. Financial terms have not been released.

The O’Melveny team was led by the firm’s Sports Industry Group co-chair Chuck Baker in New York, and included counsel Jimmy Fanelly in Los Angeles, counsel Christopher Hagenbuch in Silicon Valley and associate Kia Kuretski in Los Angeles.

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