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April 12th | 8:30am – 10:30am | NYAC, NYC
In addition to the below talented Luminary Award winners, we’re thrilled to celebrate the finalists
representing over 80
companies in sports media.
GEM AWARD: Intel’s GM, James Carwana
LEGACY AWARD: SiriusXM’s President & CCO, Scott Greenstein
VISION AWARD: USTA’s Chairman of the Board & President, Katrina Adams
NAVIGATOR AWARD: Showtime’s President of Sports & Event Programming, Stephen Espinoza
Sponsored by Showtime
After news broke that the Masters had banned the phrase “dilly, dilly” at this year’s tournament, Bud Light issued a response, where “King John Barley IV” posted that 1000 shirts with the phrase will be delivered to Georgia ahead of the tournament.
Pure Michigan is pulling out as sponsor of the August NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, according to M Live. The Travel Michigan campaign and arm of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation had paid to sponsor the MIS race since 2011.
FloSports locked in an exclusive multi-year agreement with IMG to air the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship in North America exclusively on FloRacing.com. The deal provides FloRacing with exclusive rights in North America to live stream each race in the series, with coverage beginning April 14 at the World RX of Catalunya – Barcelona, and continues through to the season-ending Championship event November 24 with the World RX of South Africa.
NBC Sports reports that SportsEngine utilized its massive youth sports directory to drive nearly 280,000 unique users to NGB sites during PyeongChang 2018, marking a 64% increase over Sochi 2014. In addition, more than 1.1 million unique users visited and searched SportsEngine.com during the Games experience.
Karate Combat announced the launch of a new professional combat sports league with rules developed by martial arts experts and top fighters. Viewers can access league content now through KARATE.com, as well as branded iOS and Android apps. The league will air its first live event, Karate Combat: Inception in Miami Beach on April 26. This will be followed by an all USA vs. Iran fight card in May in Dubai and a string of exotic locations and fight cards to be announced for 2018 including in Athens, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
- NBA 2K League makes history with “Dimez”
- Supercell breaks down its Clash of esports titans
- Formula One sees team mentality for esports’ season two
- BTN League of Legends Championship gets ready to rumble
- OpTic Arena Battle Royale gets ready to rumble
- Buffalo Wild Wings enters BattleGrounds
- eMLS Cup lands a heavyweight
- H1Z1 Pro League’s mammoth stage
Attn: Brands and media buyers, we are going to run out of seats! Cynopsis Esports, in partnership with the Esports Advertising Bureau and Player 2, is producing the 2018 Esports Upfront presentation on April 24 at Yale Club in NYC. Joining the previously announced lineup with be ELEAGUE and WorldGaming/Collegiate Starleague. Select brands, agencies and media buyers will be shown a slate of opportunities for partnerships from around the industry to activate and engage with this key demo, from platforms to leagues to teams to mobile to streaming influencers and beyond! Previously announced presenters include: Activision Blizzard, Counter Logic Gaming, ESP Gaming, Press X, StreamHatchet, Thunder Studios and more. Space is limited and we expect a waitlist to attend. If are interested in coming, please RSVP now to [email protected] to let him know. See you soon!
Round 1 of the Masters begins at 8:30a with Masters on the Range on CBS Sports Network, the Masters Live stream on CBSSports.com and TV coverage on ESPN from 3-7:30p.
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Celebrating Media’s Civic-Minded Professionals…
The Cynopsis Social Good Awards
May 22nd | 8:30am – 10:30am |The Yale Club | New York City
We will be honoring everything from sustainability partnerships and PSA’s, to diversity campaigns, environmental initiatives, and more. Be in the room as finalists are celebrated and winners announced! Register your team today .
ON THIS DAY in 1984: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain’s record for total career regular season points.
In the Know: Continuing our run on Masters trivia, what is the name of Hole 1 at Augusta National Golf Club? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: Who traditionally selects the menu at The Champions’ Dinner before the Masters? Answer: The previous year’s winner. Kudos: Steve Higgins-Paragon Marketing Group/NY; Ged Young-GC Marketing/NY; Chris Long-DraftKings/NY; Deborah Kapetanakis-Universal McCann/NY; Paul Brewer-TV Talent Agents/North Augusta; Todd N. Teitel-Spectrum Reach/Louisville; Rick Rosenfelt-New York Red Bulls/Harrison; Mike May-PHIT America/Wellington; Kyle Krebs-KXAS-TV/Dallas-Fort Worth; Joe Lyons-SOS Global/Dallas; Will Allmendinger-Clear Channel Outdoor/Chicago; Gretchen Brady-KTVT/KTXA/Dallas; Larry Hutchings/Nipomo; Anne Wettig-Fox Cable S&P/LA; Don Surath-KPIX-TV KBCW-TV/San Francisco; Alex Falk-Endeavor/LA
Later – Chris
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