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After Leaving ESPN, Bill Simmons Is Spearheading One Of The Most Ambitious Projects In Media

The president of the Bill Simmons Media Group, Eric Weinberger, talks about Simmons' plan to own the sports media landscape without enjoying the benefit of ESPN's publicity machine.

UFC -- No Sale Yet ... Not Even Close

Reports are swirling that the Fertitta brothers are no longer the proud owners of the UFC... but TMZ Sports has learned it's just not true. According to reports, WME talent agency, along with a Chinese media org and a group led by Robert Kraft…

This Week In Sports Law: Maria Sharapova Suspended, Darren McFadden Duped, Gawker Gutted?

This week in sports law: Maria Sharapova suspension, Biggest Loser trademark battle, Darren McFadden sues advisor, Gawker Media Group goes into bankruptcy, and more.

Music Attorney Ron Bienstock To Present At NAMM

Prominent music lawyer Ronald S. "Ron" Bienstock, a partner in Scarinci Hollenbeck and co-chair of both the firm's Entertainment, Media and Sports Group, and its Intellectual Property Group, has been announced as a presenter at this year's National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) conference. Bienstock will lead two roundtables at...

AT&T to launch anime, gaming, sports video service, report says

The partnership of AT&T and the Chernin Group, collectively known as Otter Media, is set to launch a video subscription service offering anime, gaming and sports content, according to a new report SEE ALSO: Fullscreen announces rebrand,...Show More Summary

Woman Tells Epic Story Of 4th Grade Sleepover Drama On Social Media, And It’s Ice Cold And Perfect

Much like competing in sports or participating in group activities, sleepovers are a pivotal part of a young person's development. Young girls especially, live for them. Thank's to someone perusing Yik Yak, (OMG, remember Yik Yak?!), here we have a woman telling the epic story of how she overthrew the most popular girl in her 4th…

ESPN Host Wears 'Caucasians' Shirt On Air

Sports journalist Bomani Jones caused a social media uproar Thursday after guest-hosting ESPN's Mike & Mike while wearing a T-shirt that mocked the practice of American sports teams using ethnic groups as mascots. Jones' shirt was like...Show More Summary

Xi, Putin Amongst Main Revelations of the Panama Papers

World leaders, aides and families, sports and movie stars are among those named in a huge leak of documents dubbed the Panama Papers, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets.An investigation by more than 100 media groups has shone...Show More Summary

Famed Hollywood Studio MiraMax Bought By Qatari Company

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Miramax, one of Hollywood’s best-known independent film and television labels, was acquired by the beIN Media Group, a sports and media company headed by the Qatari executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi.”

Miramax Is Bought by the Qatari beIN Media Group

The famed indie studio was bought for an undisclosed amount by beIN, a company formed in the spinoff of Al Jazeera’s sports unit.

Formula 1 Offseason Media Roundtable

Formula One preseason testing starts in Spain on Monday, but before the craziness of the new season begins, we caught up with a group of F1 journalists to get some insight on their jobs and their views on the state of the sport (as well...Show More Summary

Kodi Announces Legal Action to Smash Piracy Links

The group behind the Kodi media player used by millions to watch movies, TV shows and live sports say they are sick of being linked to piracy. Those using the Kodi name to promote infringing activity in future face action for trademark abuse but it won't be a battle easily won. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.

Liverpool may review ticket prices after protest

6 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Liverpool’s owners will consider a review of controversial ticket price hikes after being shocked by a walkout protest by 10,000 fans, media said Monday. The Fenway Sports Group held emergency talks after Saturday’s protest and again Sunday, British newspapers reported. Fans have meanwhile threatened more walkouts in looming key games […]

Wanda’s Infront Builds Digital Sports Muscle With Acquisition Of Omnigon

This will interest those keeping an eye on China’s Dalian Wanda Group and the clout it’s developing at the nexus of entertainment and sports. A sports marketing company that it controls, Infront Sports & Media, just announced that it...Show More Summary

Paul Finebaum Show caller Phyllis finds support for husband’s medical needs from sports media world

6 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

To say the dedicated callers to the Paul Finebaum Show are a special group of people may be putting it lightly. It has been the window to the craziness that is fandom in the SEC, however it also has become a very tight-knit community. Show More Summary

Barstool Sports Sold To Peter Chernin And The Chernin Group

The Barstool Sports website is now part of the Peter Chernin-headed Chernin Group, a media and technology firm. Chernin’s company bought 51 percent of the irreverent and sometimes controversial sports-bro viral website. Peter Chernin was previously president of News Corp. Show More Summary

Chernin Group buys majority stake in Barstool Sports worth millions

7 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Barstool Sports just got a lot of financing. Media investor Peter Chernin’s The Chernin Group has bought a majority stake in Barstool for several millions (Barstool’s David Portnoy claimed a total valuation of $10-$15 million in a “press...Show More Summary

You Should Be Able To Access Netflix When Traveling Abroad, EU Says

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The European Union wants to allow consumers access to their subscriptions to online content such as TV, films, sports and music wherever they travel in the 28-member bloc, setting it up for a battle with media groups. The proposal on...Show More Summary

There is now a “Bill Simmons Media Group” and it has a big hire as its new president

8 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

First there was Bill Simmons’ “BSPN” podcast network. Now, there’s a Bill Simmons Media Group, and it’s made a big hire; NFL Network executive producer Eric Weinberger. Weinberger was one of the initial staffers at Fox Sports and a senior...Show More Summary

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