Mastercard orders another round

Mastercard orders another round (Facebook)

Mastercard, the PGA TOUR and Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation inked an extension of Mastercard’s sponsorship of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard through 2020. “We are extremely pleased to announce the continuation of Mastercard’s dedicated support as we begin a new chapter at Arnold’s tournament with these important enhancements and the celebration of his […]

BBC extends Masters marriage

Tournament of Champions gets Sentry duty

The BBC has lined up a golden anniversary with the Masters. The company inked an extension to continue its deal to broadcast the staple golf tournament with the agreement including highlights of the opening two rounds of the tournament, as well as live coverage of the decisive Saturday and Sunday rounds. Further offerings include an […]

NLL adds a new home

NLL adds a home

The National Lacrosse League is bound for XUMO, a live and video-on-demand (VOD) OTT service to provide smart-TV owners with free access to NLL recorded games and highlights. NLL content will be available via the XUMO platform through its integration on Magnavox, Panasonic, Philips, Sanyo and VIZIO smart TVs; via Roku; and on XUMO iPhone […]

Nets prepare for NCAA run

Nets prep for NCAA Championship run (Facebook)

Turner Sports and CBS Sports have their announcer lineups in place for coverage of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Brian Anderson, Clark Kellogg and Lewis Johnson will open play with the First Four tonight starting at 6:40p, while Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore and Ros Gold-Onwude handle Wednesday’s microphone duties. Thursday’s […]

El Rey’s Baja blast

El Rey's Baja blast

SCORE International unveiled an agreement with El Rey Network to carry the four-race 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship in Baja California as well as the special SEMA SCORE Baja 1000 Experience and SCORE Baja 1000 qualifying in Las Vegas. SCORE TV shows will continue to air internationally through syndication.

Greg Gumbel’s March Odysseys

Greg Gumbel's March Odysseys

Year seven of the CBS Sports/Turner Sports partnership for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship is underway this week, as live coverage of all 67 games will run across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. With the First Four getting underway tomorrow, the staple event will this year see CBS […]

ONE World Sports has a new number

ONE World Sports has a new number

One World Sports appears to have a new owner as the network was rebranded as Eleven Sports over the weekend. The story was originally broken by World Soccer Talk and sources confirm that an announcement from the channel was expected in the coming days, although a spokesperson declined to comment. The initial report stated that […]

Boxing seeks Super men

Boxing lines up Super men

Comosa AG is getting into the ring with the launch of the World Boxing Super Series, a bracket-style elimination tournament designed to showcase the world`s best boxers with $50 million in prize money, along with the Muhammad Ali Trophy. The tournament will kick off in September 2017 and take place on an annual basis with […]

NASCAR doubles down

NASCAR's new track trek

Las Vegas continues to build up its sports presence, as the Las Vegas Motor Speedway announced that it will now host two NASCAR weekends in 2018 and beyond. The speedway made the announcement at a joint news conference with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at Cashman Center to make Las Vegas Motor Speedway […]

NASCAR renews SiriusXM subscription

NASCAR renews SiriusXM subscription

NASCAR and SiriusXM are going another six laps, inking a six-year extension to their broadcasting and marketing agreement through 2022. The deal sees SiriusXM delivering 24/7 racing content, including live broadcasts of every race, plus daily NASCAR talk and interviews with voices across the industry through its exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel. “We have more […]