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Millennial and Gen Z men are an elusive group for networks and marketers, but a valuable one. A report from Engagement Labs, “The Remarkable Influence of Millennial Men,” shows they’re 50% more likely than millennial women to be word-of-mouth influencers. During today’s webinar, “Connecting with the New Young Male Demo ,” our experts will share how to align your marketing efforts with millennial male interests.
Pizza Hut and the NCAA ordered a multi-year agreement that keeps Pizza Hut as the Official Pizza of the NCAA through the 2020-2021 academic year. The deal hands Pizza Hut with the rights to activate around all 90 NCAA championships each year, from basketball and hockey, to bowling, fencing, baseball, beach volleyball, and beyond. “The excitement and entertainment of enjoying live sports with friends and family is a time-honored tradition, and Pizza Hut aligns naturally with these experiences,” said Zipporah Allen, Chief Marketing Officer, Pizza Hut, U.S. “Pizza and sports are a perfect match. From the Men’s Final Four and College World Series, to the NFL Draft and Super Bowl, we’re looking forward to feeding the passion and excitement of all sports fans at every level.”
ESPN unlocked its roster of sponsors for The 2018 ESPYS Presented by Capital One with the show broadcast live on ABC on July 18, at 8p. Capital One returns as the presenting sponsor of the show with the Capital One Cup, awarded annually at The ESPYS to the best men’s and women’s Division I college athletic programs in the country. Once again, Capital One Cardholders will have access to an exclusive viewing area on the red carpet. Additionally, the new Capital One Cam will feature slow motion technology to showcase all the fashion from the red carpet. First-time associate sponsors include Bonobos for the Pat Tillman Award for Service, Century 21 Real Estate for the Best Breakthrough Athlete Award, eBay showcasing a curated collection of items with College GameDay and ABC Saturday Night Football college sports analyst and reporter, Maria Taylor, during the red carpet show, and Hotels.com featuring an appearance by Captain Obvious on the red carpet. Returning associate sponsors include Bristol-Myers Squibb for the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, Cadillac for the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Dove Men+Care highlighting the Sports Humanitarian of the Year nominees and recipient, Gatorade highlighting the Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year program and announcing the Gatorade Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Coors Light as the presenter of the official ESPYS Post Party, and Warner Bros. featuring a trailer for the upcoming science fiction action thriller film The Meg.
France’s semifinal win in the World Cup semi-final handed FOX Sports saw a live match average minute audience of 657,000 across the company’s streaming platforms. That marks the top authenticated streaming event of any sport in FOX Sports history.
ESPN Films, in association with Jigsaw Productions, announced that all six episodes of its new docuseries Enhanced will premiere on Monday on ESPN+. The program takes viewers inside “the secret world of modern sports training, technology, recovery and more, and raises questions about the characters, power struggles, and breakthrough innovations that are driving the greatest performances on the planet.”
The International Mixed Martial Arts Association partnered with Sportradar for the launch of its new OTT platform, immaf.tv, showcasing elite, amateur MMA. The platform is set to house all international live streams and on-demand matches from IMMAF Championships moving forward, as well as IMMAF’s long-awaited historic matches library from 2014 to 2018. Historic matches videos will be free to view
SI TV will showcase The Wilder Project, its newest flagship program starring Sports Illustrated staff writer and Twitter guru, Charlotte Wilder. Each week she will be joined by a new co-host, who will dive into the news and bigger cultural themes in an irreverent way. The first episode is available now with special guest Desus Nice. The show will run weekly on SI TV, but we are offering the first episode free on SI.com.
- Overwatch League books trip to Disney/ESPN
- Fortnite’s Summer Skirmish
- MLB tips Home Run Derby Virtual Reality Championship
- NBA 2K League offers The Ticket
- Realm Royale’s weekly windows
- Blizzard’s charitable push
- Tencent looks to expand
- Supercell hits a double
Ladies’ Semifinals at Wimbledon start on ESPN at 8a.
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The Esports Tempest Awards
Presented by Cynopsis, Chief Marketer and Event Marketer
The Tempest Awards celebrate the brands, teams, leagues, players and business leaders driving the competitive gaming industry, with categories that span production, marketing, talent & technology. Winners will be announced live on stage during the Esports Business Summit at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Tuesday, October 2.
|ON THIS DAY in 1928: 1st televised tennis match.
In the Know: What is the height of the grass on the courts at Wimbledon during the annual tournament? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company and city.)
Answer to Our Last Sports Trivia Question: In which movie did Carl Weathers portray former (fictional) pro athlete Chubbs Peterson? Answer: Happy Gilmore. Kudos: George L. Sauli-USIM/NY; Dan Basone/NY; Chris Long-DraftKings/NY; Greg Conner-Tennis Media/NY; Chris Hall-Valpak/St. Petersburg; Brian Bonder-a4 Media/Piscataway; Brianne Maciejowski-Miles/Sarasota; Matt Deprey-CSPAN/DC; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station; Travis Wacker-Good Karma Brands/Milwaukee; JT Ward-NBCU/Chicago; Lance Phegley-Texas Runner and Triathlete magazine/Houston; Rich Wolfe-Lone Wolfe Press/Scottsdale; Heather Floore- KUSA/KTVD/Denver; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank; Miriam Aardahl-OMD/LA; Jim Bernard-VER/Glendale
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