The College Football Playoff committee locked in its matchups and bowl game assignments for the college football postseason, selecting two teams from the same conference for the first time with Georgia and Alabama getting slots, along with Clemson and Oklahoma. Semifinal action will open with Oklahoma/Georgia on Jan. 1 at 2p at the Rose Bowl, while Clemson/Alabama square off from New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl Semifinal at 5:45p. Other key matchups will see Auburn/UFC in the Peach Bowl on Jan. 1, with Penn State/Washington at the Fiesta Bowl and Wisconsin/Miami in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 30 with Ohio State/USC in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29.
The upcoming seventh season of Netflix dramedy Orange Is the New Black will be its last. The streaming service announced the news on Twitter with the warning, “This may make you cry.”
The premiere of global talent competition The World’s Best gets the prime post-Super Bowl slot on CBS on Sunday, February 3 at 10p(ish). Exec producer James Corden hosts, with judges Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles and Faith Hill.
Canelo Alvarez locked in a $365 million agreement with DAZN that will see an 11-fight run that his promotional company says is the richest athlete contract in sports history. The deal begins with his next bout, which will see him move up in weight to take on WBA super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding on Dec. […]
Visa launched its “new and improved Financial Football video game for the 2018 – 2019 NFL season” at an event in New Jersey with Giants players Eli Manning and Saquon Barkley. The free video game lets fans ages 11 and older suit up as a player from their favorite NFL team and play a virtual […]
The upcoming Fortnite World Cup is poised to land record sponsorship rates with multiple executives stating that Epic Games and agency Endeavor have discussed prices as high as $25 million, depending on level of involvement, to partner with the event and a lineup of brands that have come to the table for discussions, according to […]