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 launches Daytona drones (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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Disney digs BAM

NBC RSNs play ball (Facebook)

Walt Disney Co. is reportedly snagging a one-third stake in MLB Advanced Media, in a deal that values the business at about $3.5 billion. Bloomberg reports that Disney will also obtain a four-year option to buy an additional 33% stake in the company.

UFC goes Live with Snapchat

UFC’s Fight Week Card

UFC is pairing up with Snapchat through to showcase a slate of events via its ‘Live’ product. Fight fans at UFC event will receive access to unique experiences via photo and video Snaps to one collective, curated Snapchat Live Story. These Live Stories will then be available for Snapchatters globally to view for 24 hours […]

The NFL grapples with Cirque du Soleil

The NFL grapples with Cirque du Soleil (Facebook - Cirque du Soleil)

The NFL and NFLPA are teaming with Cirque du Soleil for an league attraction set to take place in Times Square. The NFL Times Square experience will be housed as a 40,000 square feet, four-story exhibit, located on the corner of West 47th Street and 7thh Avenue at 20 Times Square with an opening in […]

The NHL lights up Las Vegas

The NHL lights up Las Vegas (Facebook - NHL)

The NHL will celebrate its 100th anniversary with 31 teams in the 2017-18 season, announcing the addition of Las Vegas via an unanimous vote by the League’s Board of Governors. Ownership of the Las Vegas franchise will principally reside with Bill Foley with home games set to be played at T-Mobile Arena, playing in the […]