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January 30, 2024:
January 17, 2024:
    Erika Ayers Badan is to leave her role as CEO at Barstool Sports. She posted a video to Twitter saying she is “super sad”. Dave Portnoy added: “It's been quite a run and we couldn't have done it without her.”
January 16, 2023:
    What will Joe Rogan do when his Spotify contract is up for renewal? Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy was on Joe Rogan's show on Jan 5, and asked how Rogan dealt with the controversy last year (from 1hr21m). "Spotify stood by me the way they stand by rappers", Rogan said, but then acknowledged that he'd have been removed from the platform if he wasn't as successful. He added 2m subscribers during the negative publicity, he said; and Rogan also railed against YouTube's demonetisation policy which apparently affected 25-30% of his videos prior to his Spotify deal.
October 28, 2022:
August 18, 2022:
    Penn Entertainment has told the SEC that it plans to to purchase the remaining shares of Barstool Sports for $387m. It bought 36% of the company in 2020.
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March 26, 2021:
    Samsung has launched Samsung Podcasts within the Samsung Free app in the US. The service offers instant access to "thousands of podcasts" from publishers like American Public Media, CNN Audio, Conde Nast, iHeartMedia, Kast Media, Motley Fool, NPR, PodcastOne, PRX, This American Life, Vox Media Podcast Network and Barstool Sports. Both Blubrry Podcasting and Libsyn have announced a launch partnership: both require you to specifically add your podcasts to the service. Samsung has a roughly 25% market share in the US; this is available now on Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy Note 10 devices.
February 3, 2021:
    A MediaRadar study ($) says that ad-spend on podcasts was up 11% year-on-year in Q4 2020. "The top five podcast producers in terms of ad revenue last year were NPR, iHeartRadio, Barstool Sports, Wondery and The Daily Wire, which collectively captured 33% of all podcast ad revenue".
May 21, 2020:
    The duo responsible for Call Her Daddy are, according to Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports, "unprofessional, disloyal and greedy" according to a new podcast in their feed, reports The New York Times.
April 29, 2020:
January 30, 2020:
    Casino company Penn National has bought Barstool Sports, a sports podcasting and publishing company. Penn National gets a third of the company now for $163m, and will increase its share to 50% after three years.
January 17, 2020:
    The hosts of Call Her Daddy appear to have upset a columnist at the NYPost. "They lack the basic savvy and grace to make it in this industry", says Kirsten Fleming, adding "they're just really uptight frauds". Ouch. (Barstool Sports)
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May 31, 2019:

Welcome to over 140 new subscribers in the past week, including folk from Swiss Radio and Television, ART19, ESPN, Barstool Sports, Dave Ramsey, RAI, and Radio-Canada.

April 25, 2019:
    Three more publishers have pulled their content off Luminary. Mikey Fowler, EP of Podcasting for Barstool Sports (8th currrently in Podtrac), tells us that they have requested all of their RSS feeds be removed from Luminary, which would mean a total of 26 shows will be unavailable. Endeavor Audio podcasts have been withdrawn from the service, and the Joe Rogan Experience is also removed - that's been replaced with another characteristically snippy message. The subscription podcast app launched earlier this week with high-profile podcasts from Spotify, Gimlet Media, Parcast and the NYT's The Daily being unavailable.
February 8, 2019:

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