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01/17/17: Bellator President locks in growth; Sunday games Pack ‘em in; FOX Sports dangles digital carrot to brands

Bellator President locks in growth (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.17.17 Good morning. It’s Tuesday January 17, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Viacom’s Bellator MMA is looking to start the year off with a bang in a move to continue the promotion’s recent surges in ratings, attendance, and international expansion in 2016. The promotion will be hitting the Forum […]

01/12/17: CFP signs a 3-year Bill; Will US/Mexico/Canada form 2026 trinity?; Social Media’s Sports All-Stars

CFP signs a 3-year Bill (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.12.17 Good morning. It’s Thursday January 12, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  CFP’s Bill Hancock will remain on the field for another three years. The Board of Managers for the College Football Playoff announced a three-year extension of the contract for the organization’s executive director. “Bill Hancock is not […]

01/11/17: Clemson win scores 22 million; FIFA thinks 48 is great; Tennis prepares for Aussie action

Clemson's retail grid (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.11.17 Good morning. It’s Wednesday January 11, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Clemson’s victory over Alabama pushed ESPN’s MegaCast carriage of the College Football Playoff National Championship to a total live audience of 26,029,000 viewers across all of its outlets. That number is off-pace from last year’s viewership numbers […]

01/10/17: Planet’s big Playmaker; Steelers’ win pushes CBS; Adidas hits new ground

Planet's big Playmaker

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.10.17 Good morning. It’s Tuesday January 10, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  NBC and Turner are joining forces to create a digital behemoth, with Playmaker Media, owned by NBC Sports Group and operated by NBC Sports Digital, partnering with Turner’s iStreamPlanet to serve up OTT live streaming and video-on-demand […]

01/09/17: Turner Sports talks tech post-CES; Wild Cards get a lift; eSports teams see sponsor storm

Turner Sports talks tech post-CES

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.09.17 Good morning. It’s Monday January 9, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Turner Sports’ return to CES with its Sports Business Innovation slate of panels provided not only a lineup of speakers that included the likes of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NCAA President Mark Emmert, but a spate […]

01/06/17: Turner Sports Ignites new ad era; Chris Berman’s new turn; Twitter plays a round with PGA TOUR

Turner Sports Ignites new ad era

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01/05/17: Bridgestone treads deeper Olympic run; Stephen A. Smith shifts gears; Turner Sports plays Catch

Bridgestone treads deeper Olympic run (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.05.17 Good morning. It’s Thursday January 5, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Bridgestone Corporation continues to roll with the International Olympic Committee announcing an expansion of the company’s Olympic Partnership activation rights effective this year. The new deal sees the brand activate its Partnership globally through 2024 in association […]

01/04/17: USA Volleyball lines up new CEO; Rose Bowl blooms; New PGA TOUR Commissioner mulls changes

USA Volleyball lines up new CEO (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 01.04.17 Good morning. It’s Wednesday January 4, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  USA Volleyball named sports media, marketing and business executive Jamie Davis as the organization’s CEO, effective immediately. Davis becomes the seventh CEO of USA Volleyball. His background include his own company, Jomadrew Sports and Entertainment, LLC, Fanatics, […]

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