Dolphins’ home Rocks out

Dolphins' home Rocks out (Facebook)

Say hello to Hard Rock Stadium, courtesy of a new deal between the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock International. The 18-year agreement will see the newly-dubbed venue serve as the home of the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami football team, Orange Bowl, Super Bowl LIV and the 100th anniversary of the NFL, among other events, […]

World Cup of Hockey’s sponsor lineup

Sponsors line up behind the World Cup of Hockey

The NHL announced that, EA, Esso/Exxon Mobil, Geico, Pizza Pizza, SAP, Sonnet and Upper Deck have joined the roster of Official Partners for the World Cup of Hockey 2016. Each partner will soon go to market with extensive World Cup-themed promotional campaigns, consumer-focused opportunities, in-broadcast media buys, and on-site activations targeting hockey fans around […]

50 is nifty for NBC Olympics’ run

NBCSN sets new high

Monday’s Olympic coverage across the NBC family saw the networks notch an average of 25.5 million viewers with a 14.9 household rating in its Total Audience Delivery measurement in primetime. NBC-only coverage averaged 24.3 million viewers with a14.1/24 household rating, according to Nielsen national data to mark the 50th consecutive night that its coverage has […]

CUSA will live on Campus

CUSA will live on Campus (Facebook)

Conference USA will partner with Campus Insiders for the upcoming season to produce and stream live content from the league, including six football games this season. Campus Insiders will also offer a slate of live-stream events from other C-USA sports, numerous interviews, on-demand video content, as well as feature stories and highlight packages throughout the […]

ESPN makes ’20 with UEFA

FOX updates UEFA's Facebook status

ESPN locked in an agreement with UEFA that will give the company rights to UEFA Euro 2020 and all UEFA national team matches between 2018 and 2022. The deal also included rights to a package of UEFA national team competitions, including qualifying matches to UEFA EURO 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup (the European […]

The Ivy League’s record play

Conferences converge on Officiating Alliance

ONE World Sports will get a ride with the Ivy League this college football season, announcing a partnership to showcase 10 games during the 2016-17 season. Coverage begins on Sept. 17 with Colgate/Yale. The conference also announced additional telecasts across NBCSN, CNBC, American Sports Network and FOX College Sports. The 21-game package across the five […]

NBC talks TAD

NBC talks TAD

NBC Olympics saw Saturday’s primetime coverage of the Rio Games notch a Total Audience Delivery of 26.8 million viewers for a markup of 14% over the Total Audience Delivery on the opening Saturday of the Games, and drew a 15.0 household rating. After 9 days, the NBC-only average primetime viewership his hitting 27.9 million viewers […]

HBO backs off of Pacquiao

HBO goes in a new direction with Manny (Chris Farina/Top Rank)

A long run of programming surrounding Manny Pacquiao bouts with HBO appears to be broken, with the boxer’s longtime promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank telling the Los Angeles Daily News that the company will not be attached to his Nov.5 fight against Vargas. “We’re going to be distributing (Pacquiao/Vargas) in other ways, but it […]

NBC Olympics’ billion boost

NBC Olympics’ billion boost

NBC Olympics saw live streaming for Rio 2016 break the one billion minute threshold, the first time the benchmark has been crossed for the Games. The tally of 1.05 billion minutes of live streaming via and the NBC Sports app is up 232% from the equivalent day in London. Meanwhile, the company reports that […]

NBA partners open new telecast slate

NBA partners open new telecast slate

Turner Sports detailed plans for a new Monday night NBA series of games on TNT as part of its expanded 64-game schedule this coming season. The package will launch on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 16 with a doubleheader pitting the Cavaliers/Warriors at 8p followed by Thunder/clippers at 10:30p. Overall, TNT will televise […]