UFC’s Fight Week Card

UFC’s Fight Week Card

UFC detailed plans for its annual UFC International Fight Week in Las Vegas, with events taking place from July 5-8 and showcasing two live events in two nights, the 2017 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, the Ulti-man 5K as well as the two-day UFC Fan Experience. The experience will offer a new, easily-accessible and […]

NBC Sports presses Stanley Cup attack

NHL/NBC gear up for round two (Facebook)

NBC Sports is hitting the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs bolstered with coverage that will avoid local blackouts (except Boston and Pittburgh), as programming on NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, USA Network (along with NHL Network) will run side-by-side with regional sports carriage as well as be made available for streaming on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. […]

FIFA’s TV terms

FIFA’s TV terms (Facebook)

China electronics giant Hisense signed on as an Official Sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia where the sponsor will engage in various global marketing and advertising activities for both the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In addition, Hisense televisions will be the official televisions of the competition. “Over […]

Amazon to deliver TNF

Amazon set to deliver TNF to members

Thursday Night Football once again has a new home, as the NFL locked in a deal with Amazon that will move the franchise from Twitter to Amazon Prime where it will deliver games to a global audience across devices during the 2017 NFL Season. With a reported value topping $50 million, the platform now receives […]

Mountain West’s national movement

Mountain West's national movement (Facebook)

The Mountain West Conference released its football national television package for the 2017 season with 44 national games set to run on CBS Sports Network and ESPN networks with play beginning Aug. 26 with a duo of Oregon State/Colorado State and South Florida/San Jose State set to CBS Sports Network. Meanwhile, ESPN’s selections for the […]

Carolina crown is gold for CBS

Carolina crown is gold for CBS (Facebook)

North Carolina’s victory over Gonzaga boosted viewership for CBS, as the championship game was seen by an average of 22.998 million viewers, up 30% over last year’s game on TBS. With the viewership boost in the books, Turner Sports and CBS Sports report that this year’s tournament ranked as the second most-watched in 23 years, […]

Tony Romo’s new star

Romo's new star (Facebook)

Tony Romo is now hitting the sports broadcasting field, with CBS Sports announcing that the former Cowboys quarterback will now become CBS Sports’ lead NFL game analyst beginning with the 2017-18 NFL season, replacing Phil Simms to join Jim Nantz and Tracy Wolfson on the microphone as the lead announce team for the network’s coverage […]

NHL closes the door

NHL closes the door

In hockey news, the NHL appears to have closed the door for its players to participate in the 2018 Olympics once and for all. In a statement, the league writes that “A number of months have now passed and no meaningful dialogue has materialized. Instead, the IOC has now expressed the position that the NHL’s […]

Monster adds Bellator to NASCAR play

Bellator's app gets a refresh

Monster Energy is bringing Bellator MMA to a new world, with the MMA promotion announcing that the brand will showcase Bellator fights as part of its activation experience at NASCAR this season. Bouts will see MMA fighters included as a pre-race event for fans in attendance of four of this season’s races, starting the weekend […]

Golf Channel’s programming Mastery

Golf Channel's programming Mastery

As the sports industry turns its attention to Augusta this week with The Masters on ESPN and CBS, Golf Channel is continuing its own run of wins, announcing last week that the network had notched its eighth consecutive quarter of year-over-year viewership growth. Now, with The Masters in its sights, the network will look to […]