Canadian Elite Basketball League Offers BTC as Salary Payment to Players – BeInCrypto

The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) has announced that players now have the option to be paid in Bitcoin.
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The announcement from the CEBL marks the first time that a North American professional sports league to off Bitcoin as an option for salary payments.

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NBA Top Shot NFT Marketplace Activity Jumps 50% Over Last Week – BeInCrypto

NBA Top Shot remains the hottest name in the non-fungible token (NFT) game and continues to see significant growth in 2021. 
NFTs continue to be a hot button topic in the cryptocurrency industry, thanks to products like NBA Top Shot.

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1% Stake in Mexican Soccer Team Up for Auction as NFT – BeInCrypto

For anyone who has ever dreamed of owning a professional soccer team a non-fungible token (NFT) token representing a 1% stake in Club Necaxa might be their best bet. 
Club Necaxa of Mexico’s Liga MX has become the latest sports team to jump into the NFT landscape.

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Indy 500 to Feature Bitcoin Sponsored Car in Effort To Spread Adoption – BeInCrypto

The 105th edition of the Indianapolis 500 will feature a Bitcoin sponsored car. Ed Carpenter Racing will have a fully designed BTC Chevrolet numbered 21.
Popular American NTT IndyCar Series will feature the popular cryptocurrency in Sunday’s big event.

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Augur Launches ‘Augur Turbo’ on Polygon to Expand Sports Betting Program – BeInCrypto

Decentralized prediction market platform Augur announced Monday the launch of a new sportsbook, Augur Turbo, that will live on the Polygon Layer 2 network. 
Augur is a decentralized prediction market founded on Ethereum’s (ETH) ERC-20 protocol.

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Manchester City Teams Up With NEM to Release NFT Collection – BeInCrypto

Manchester City, reigning EFL Cup champions, have announced their plans to release a non-fungible token (NFT) collection to commemorate the title win. 
The English Premier League’s Manchester City club has joined the NFT craze with help from Riyad Mahrez and Sir Kenny Dalglish.

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NBA’s Brooklyn Nets Considers Offering Tickets via Bitcoin – BeInCrypto

The Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball League are the latest professional sports team to join the fray of cryptocurrency.
Nets CEO, John Abbamondi, says that his organization is ready to make an announcement “in the coming weeks or months” in regards to cryptocurrencies.

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