Golf Channel’s collegiate course

Golf Channel's collegiate course

Golf Channel detailed broadcast plans for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships in May with more than 100 hours of combined news and tournament coverage for the two tournaments from Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. Spanning May 19-31, the 2017 NCAA Women’s and Men’s Golf Championships will be contested […]

Jr. hits the brakes

NBC fuels Dale's launch (Facebook)

NASCAR’s 14-time most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is turning in his keys, announcing his retirement from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following the conclusion of the 2017 season. Announcing his plans, Earnhardt will continue to race two Xfinity Series races in 2018 with the team he owns and remain with the sport. “To […]

Jr. hits the brakes

Tirico takes the saddle (Facebook)

Mike Tirico is jumping in the saddle as the new host of NBC’s coverage of the Triple Crown. He will replace Tom Hammond, beginning with the 2017 Kentucky Derby on May 6 on NBC, and will work the Preakness Stakes on May 20, and the Belmont Stakes on June 10. Meanwhile, Hammond, who has covered […]

ESPN’s postseason blaze

ESPN’s postseason blaze

Sunday’s Cavaliers/Pacers Game 4 matchup on ABC continued to bolster NBA Playoff numbers for the ESPN family, with the broadcast scoring a 3.6 metered market rating, up 33% over last year. With Sunday in the books, the run of games on ESPN and ABC over the weekend drummed up a 2.7 average metered market rating, […]

NHL/NBC gear up for round two

NHL/NBC gear up for round two (Facebook)

Meanwhile, the NHL unveiled dates and networks for the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Capitals/Penguins series will begin Thursday at 7:30p on NBCSN, while the Rangers/Senators start play that evening at 7p on CNBC in the Eastern Conference. Out west, both contests begin on Wednesday, with Predators/Blues slated for NBCSN at 8p, […]

FloSports’ Big plans

FloSports’ Big plans (Facebook)

Friday saw the Big 12 Conference deepen its relationship with FloSports, announcing plans for the steaming platform to provide live and on-demand coverage of the 2017 Big 12 Tennis and Outdoor Track & Field Championships on and, respectively. The partnership between FloSports and the Big 12 Conference officially launched in January 2017 and […]

Cavs win continues TNT’s hot pace

Cavs win continues TNT’s hot pace (Facebook)

Turner Sports reports that Thursday night’s NBA Playoff action saw the Cavs/Pacers battle hand TNT with an average of 3.6 million viewers, scoring a 42% rise of the equivalent game in 2016. The game won night on cable (marking the fifth time in five nights for the network), and delivered TV’s top program for audiences/Men […]

Pac-12’s Murphy-Stephans takes on new game

Pac-12’s Murphy-Stephans takes on new game

Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans is stepping down from her role this June where she will launch a media advisory company later in the year and act as a consultant to the channels. “As Pac-12 Networks’ first general manager, Lydia’s energy and leadership were critical in turning our ambitious vision into a reality,” said Commissioner […]

Broadcasters lock in NFL slate

Tencent's pigskin play (Facebook)

The NFL and its broadcast partners announced the 17-week, 256-game regular-season line for 2017, which kicks off Sept. 7 on NBC as the Patriots host the Chiefs Thanksgiving will feature a tripleheader on Nov. 23. Opening with the Vikings/Lions at 12:30p on FOX, followed by Chargers/Cowboys at 4:30p on CBS and concluding with Giants/Redskins on […]

Univision turns up the audio

Univision turns up the audio

Univision Deportes is launching a new national sports radio network, appropriately named Univision Deportes Radio. The platform will offer a lineup of soccer matches, including live national broadcasts featuring teams from LigaMX, CopaMX, the US National teams, MLS and Liga Portugal in addition to local radio assets and partnerships with local market contests that include: […]