Gracenote buys sports data
May 28, 2015
Complementing its global base of video and music data, Gracenote has bought sports stats and information companies Infostrada Statistics and SportsDirect for a combined $54 million.
The transaction also includes Covers Media Group, which runs Covers.com, a North America-focused provider of sports scores, odds and matchups data, and analysis and news.
Gracenote, a unit of Tribune Media Company said it has launched a new unit called “Gracenote Sports.”