Learfield Sports Acquires Sidearm Sports
June 24, 2014 at 4:39 AM (PT)
LEARFIELD SPORTS is acquiring SYRACUSE-based college athletics digital platform provider SIDEARM SPORTS for an undisclosed price.
LEARFIELD President/CEO GREG BROWN said, “We are very excited about this acquisition. The SIDEARM platform provides athletic departments with an incredibly nimble and user-friendly platform.”
SIDEARM founder JEFF RUBIN, who stays on board to run the business, said, “Joining up with LEARFIELD marks an incredibly important growth transition for SIDEARM. We will have at our disposal a fantastic platform of trusted collegiate relationships and a seasoned leadership team to help us expand our services. LEARFIELD also provides our employees with many new professional career development opportunities.”