CBS, FOX lineup showcases new faces for NFL season

CBS, FOX lineup showcases new faces for NFL season

The NFL on CBS is set to make history this season, as the network unveiled its talent roster for its games. In addition to the previously-announced lead team of Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson, CBS Sports added play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins to the 2017 NFL lineup. The move makes Mowins the first woman […]

PGA TOUR’s Asian swing

PGA TOUR gathers Intel

The PGA TOUR detailed plans for the front of its 2017-18 schedule with a seven-week stretch through mid-November that features four official domestic and four official international tournaments. The season tees off on Oct. 2-8 with the Safeway Open in Napa before hitting Asia for three straight tournaments, including the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, […]

Pac-12 Networks gets Shuken

Pac-12 Networks gets Shuken (Facebook)

The Pac-12 Conference named Mark Shuken as the new President of the Pac-12 Networks starting Sept. 6. Shuken brings a resume that includes Time Warner Cable Sports Networks, where he led the creation and branding of three regional sports networks for the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Dodgers and LA Galaxy; President and CEO of DirecTV […]

NBA unveils TV slate

NBA unveils TV slate

After announcing its slate of games for opening week and Christmas, the NBA fleshed out its TV lineup, locking in broadcast schedules for TNT, ESPN and NBA TV. In a new feature, the NBA is “labeling its schedule by week to enhance the ability of fans to follow the 1,230-game season. Starting with Week 1 […]

Litner passes judgement on year at YES Network

Topps hits a record year for sales thanks to Aaron Judge

Just a year ago, YES Network experienced a season that not only saw the network dropped from the Comcast lineup, but also struggle with a Yankees franchise that would go on to finish fourth in the American League East, spelling a rough outing for the staple RSN. Flash forward a year, and new network President […]

PGA Championships drives TNT

PGA Championships drives TNT (Facebook)

The 2017 PGA Championship opened play with a bump for TNT, notching a .8 household rating with 1.1 million total viewers on Thursday, according to Nielsen fat nationals. That marks an uptick of 14% and 9% over last year’s comparable coverage. op rated local markets for Thursday’s telecast include Orlando, Oklahoma City and Fort Myers, […]

Facebook winds its Watch around sports

YouTube TV takes on the World

The launch of Watch on Facebook will be heavy on the sports front, as social platform detailed plans for a lineup of sports-themed shows as part of the service designed to serve as a central place on Facebook to find and watch the programs. On the sports front, live sports events, such as MLB, Liga […]

NBA’s Christmas tidings

NBA's Christmas tidings

The NBA formally unveiled its national TV schedule for the opening week of the 2017-18 season as well as its lineup of five Christmas Day games, including a record three games on ABC on Dec. 25. The first four days of the season (Oct. 17-20) will see 14 different teams in the spotlight across eight […]

NBA shops restful cushioning

NBA All-Star's Walk of Fame (Facebook)

The NBA is reportedly set to unveil a schedule for the new season designed to reduce the stresses of travel and give players a chance to recover, according to ESPN. The upcoming slate is designed to protect key national television matchups in a move to ensure that teams (and their star players) aren’t playing on […]

ESPN’s 2017 Fantasy charter

ESPN's 2017 Fantasy charter (Facebook)

ESPN Fantasy Football launched its 22nd season with new content and game play features on the ESPN Fantasy App and, with improvements to navigation designed to make it easier to search for players, add free agents and share team moves and draft picks. The app will also continue to provide fantasy analysis and access […]