Golf Channel’s summer stance

Golf Channel's summer stance (Facebook)

NBC Sports Group tees off on its new 13-year partnership with The R&A for The 145th Open this week, running coverage from July 14-17. NBC Sports and Golf Channel are on deck to offer nearly 50 hours of live tournament coverage the most ever planned for a major championship complimented by nearly 60 hours of […]

ESPN plots the direct route

ESPN plots the direct route

ESPN is reportedly set to announce its first Web-based TV streaming package, according to The Information, with an emphasis toward smaller leagues potentially some college sports. Staples such as the NFL and NBA would not be shown on the outlet, according to the article.

FOX Sports pitches its All-Star roster

FOX Sports pitches its All-Star roster (Facebook)

FOX Sports revs up for the MLB’s 2016 All-Star Game on Tuesday, offering multi-platform coverage that spans FOX, FS1, FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX Deportes,, FOX Sports GO and FOX Sports Radio. Joe Buck returns for play-by-play and will be joined by John Smoltz, making his All-Star Game broadcast debut. Ken Rosenthal and broadcaster […]

NASCAR fuels 2016 engagement

NASCAR fuels 2016 engagement

The 2016 NASCAR season has seen the organization capitalize on its tight races on digital and social with averaging 9 million unique visitors a month, according to the organization. Across all NASCAR digital platforms, NASCAR Digital Media registered 484 million page views and 145 million on and off platform video views while NASCAR Mobile […]

Twitter looks to ace tennis tests

Twitter looks to ace tennis tests (Facebook)

Twitter took a bow on its first livecast sporting event, courtesy of Wimbledon. The platform, which is set to deliver Thursday Night Football this fall, offered content from its “Live @ Wimbledon” feed yesterday to test its capabilities with the feed offering interviews and match replays. “Twitter is increasingly a place where people can find […]

NBC Sports lines up Tirico for The Open

NBC taps Tirico as face of FNIA

NBC Sports will showcase its newest team member, Mike Tirico, at The 145th Open from Royal Troon in Scotland next week, with a follow-up in August at the Summer Games. Tirico hosts of NBC Sports’ coverage of The Open on Golf Channel and NBC from July 14-17. This year’s tournament marks the company’s first shot […]

NBPA’s tech play

NBPA's tech play (NBA Facebook)

The National Basketball Players Association announced plans to host the first-ever NBPA Technology Summit from July 19-21 in San Francisco. The event will look to offer current and former NBA players: educational content and presentations from executives of major media and technology companies; site visits to several media and technology companies in Silicon Valley; networking […]

Rio gets debugged

Rio gets debugged (Facebook)

With Zika continuing to make headlines ahead of Rio 2016, SC Johnson’s OFF! Brand of insect repellent locked in a deal to become the Olympics’ first-ever partner in the space. As a result, thousands of bottles of the product will be distributed to athletes, staff and volunteers as part of the agreement, according to Bloomberg. […]

Coke Zero 400 warms up NBC

FOX gears up for Daytona (Facebook)

NBC Sports’ return to NASCAR this season saw the Coke Zero 400 crank up a primetime victory for NBC, as the race posted 5.7 million viewers with a 3.4 Nielsen fast national rating. That marks a 43% surge over the event’s 2015 viewership, with the 10:45-11p quarter hour hitting 6.5 million viewers. On the digital […]

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