The deal has a lot to do with the value of sports programming.
Group Nine, a portfolio of four digital media brands launched on the heels of a $100 million investment by Discovery Communications in October, presented yesterday evening for the first time at the IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts. All...Show More Summary
As if huge ratings and lasting memories for the 2016 World Series weren’t enough for Fox, the network, cable sibling FS1 and Fox Sports Media Group tonight scored the most wins at the 38th annual Sports Emmys. The 112th Fall ClassicShow More Summary
The big news in media circles on Monday was Sinclair Broadcast Group buying Tribune Media for $3.9 billion. A multi-million dollar to deal acquire local TV stations might seem curious in an era where audiences increasingly spurn TV to watch news and other content online through their computers or mobile devices. Show More Summary
The 20-game agreement makes the basketball league the first women’s professional sports group to sign a rights deal with the social media service.
Former WBMA Sports Director, Mike Raita, will take on a coaching role with Reel Media Group.
Ready for a new sports network, distributed via broadcast TV and digital streams? That’s what Sinclair Broadcast Group has in mind after forging an equity alliance with digital sports media company Silver Chalice and sports commentary...Show More Summary
A group of newly-signed Ringstar Sports talent was on display at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood Tuesday, as the young fighters participated in a media workout in advance of their respective pro debuts taking place Sunday, April 9 from The Novo at L.A. Show More Summary
I'm very excited to say I'm officially part of the Golfweek team
Geoff Shackelford now part of USA TODAY NETWORK
The tall tales and colossal career of Andre the Giant will be told in an upcoming HBO documentary. WWE, HBO Sports and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce "Andre The Giant," a documentary film examining the life and career of one of professional wrestling's truly biggest stars. Andre Rene...
Last week, ESPN Radio host and espnW columnist Sarah Spain released a podcast in which she asked a group of prominent women in sports media about their experiences in a male-dominated field, including instances of sexual harassment they’d endured. Show More Summary
Microsoft really wants to make a big deal out of competitive Halo 5 gaming, and it's taking an unusual route to get there. The company's 343 Industries and Electronic Sports League have reached a deal with Pilgrim Media Group to create an eSports-focused reality TV series. Show More Summary
CEO Jim Bankoff helped grow a group of sports blogs into a multimillion-dollar media company.
Formula 1 teams have welcomed the takeover of the sport's commercial arm by US group Liberty Media.
After presiding over what NBC Sports called the biggest media event in U.S. history, Seth Winter is stepping down next month as NBC Sports Group ad sales chief. The evp of ad sales for NBC Sports will stay with the company as an advisor...Show More Summary
Sports Illustrated has been making some big moves lately, including the launch of a “Tech and Media” vertical, Chris Stone’s ascension to group editorial director, their extensive web redesign, Jim Cavan’s hire as editor-in-chief of SI Group site Fansided.com, and SI’s content- and ad-sharing deal with Fox Sports. Show More Summary
A late July memo from USA Today Sports Media Group senior editor Steve Henson: Subject: Social Media sourcing rules Ahead of our conference call today at 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT, here are bullet points on USAT social media sourcing rules. These apply to all O&Os [all USA Today Network properties]: Two-source rule. While … Read More
Wasserman Media Group, the fourth most valuable sports agency, has acquired the fifth most valuable sports agency Mondial Promotion, which adds $1 billion of soccer contracts under management for Wasserman.
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.