Hockey’s big truce

Hockey's big truce (Facebook)

Peace at last for USA Hockey and the US Women’s National Team, which announced an agreement that will result in “groundbreaking support” women’s program over the course of the next four years and ensures that the squad will defend its gold medal in the 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship starting tomorrow at 7:30p on NHL […]

NBC’s Winter workout

NBC's Winter work out

NBC Olympics is all-in on live broadcasts for the upcoming Winter Olympics, announcing that – for the first time ever at the event – NBC will broadcast all of its Olympic programming live across all time zones, allowing all US viewers to watch coverage from PyeongChang, South Korea, at the same time. On most nights, […]

MLB’s dog adoption

MLB adopts a dog (Facebook)

The long-time marriage between baseball and hot dogs just got official as Nathan’s Famous locked in a deal to become MLB’s first official hot dog. Nathan’s was already the official hot dog of the Cardinals, Marlins, Mets and Yankees. “There is something special, wholesome, and uniquely American about spending a summer day at the ballpark, […]

Raiders see gold in Silver State

Raiders see gold in Silver State (Facebook)

The silver and black are officially bound for the Silver State as NFL owners voted 31-1 to approve the Raiders move from Oakland to Las Vegas. The team will continue to play at the Oakland Coliseum in 2017 and 2018, at a minimum, while a new venue is built off the Strip, with the decision […]

Baseball banks on Season spots

MLB banks on Season spots

Major League Baseball unveiled a new multi-platform advertising campaign designed to “showcase the excitement and perpetual drama that the game of baseball fosters during an emotional season,” dubbed This Season on Baseball. The promotion’s opening spots showcase the game’s top players and the major storylines and – as the season unfolds – new promos will […]

NCAA Tournament’s digital slam

NCAA Tournament’s digital slam (Facebook)

With the Final Four now locked in for Saturday, Turner Sports and CBS Sports have maintained their own hot streak heading into the weekend’s game. The companies are reporting that its coverage of the 2017 NCAA Tournament through Friday ranks as the most-watched since 1993, according to Nielsen, with an average of 9.8 million viewers […]

NFL Halftime adds 90

NFL Halftime adds 90 (Facebook)

The NFL is preparing to lengthen halftime, expanding the break from 12 minutes to 13 minutes and 30 seconds. “Halftime currently is 12 minutes, but there is built-in delay time that involves teams getting to the locker room and the infrastructure of our stadiums and how they’re configured,” Competition Committee chairman Rich McKay said during […]

MLB Network is feeling the glow

MLB Network is feeling the glow

Team USA’s win over Puerto Rico at the 2017 World Baseball Classic championship game wrapped up a record run for MLB Network, as the channel drew 2.3 million viewers for the game on Wednesday night, marking MLB Network’s second-most watched telecast ever, and continuing a streak of non-postseason bests. The telecast beat MLB Network’s prior […]

ESPN’s new NFL All-Stars

ESPN’s new NFL All-Stars

ESPN locked in its new NFL studio show lineups. With Chris Berman shifting to a new role later this year, the company announced that Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder and Trey Wingo will shift into Berman’s host responsibilities moving forward. Kolber, who co-hosted Monday Night Countdown with Berman since 2015, will now host the entire Monday […]

NBC feathers west coast RSNs

NBC feathers west coast RSNs

CSN Bay Area and CSN California are getting a facelift, as NBC Sports Regional Networks announced plans to rename the two RSNs to NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, respectively, on April 2. “The two networks mark the first of NBC Sports Group’s nine regional networks to incorporate the “NBC Sports” brand. A […]