Social media is rapidly transforming sports content, with fans increasingly devouring user-generated entertainment alongside media featuring the pros. Even powerhouse ESPN has gotten into the user-gen game, running a regular feature on SportsCenter dubbed #Fantake. Show More Summary
Benny Reuven has joined Oxygen Media as VP Development. He will be tasked with developing lifestyle programming for the network’s multicultural female audience. He joins the NBCUniversal Cable-owned company from Wilshire Studios, where he was VP Development and Programming. Show More Summary
Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham [Citation: HC Deb, 6 July 2015, cW] To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the continued viability of the Portable Antiquities Scheme after changes to its funding by the British Museum. Ed Vaizey Minister of State Culture Media and Sport [...]Show More Summary
Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb currently works in the media, on TV with FOX and on radio with NBC Sports Radio. His weekday show with Mark Malone follows PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, running from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. On Tuesday, McNabb addressed the report that he was arrested for a second time…
Yesterday, GoPro unveiled its latest flagship action camera, the GoPro Hero4 Session. As always, the company released a long video packed with great shots of extreme sports. But two things struck me — nearly every athlete in this video features a Red Bull logo on their gear, and producing videos like this one could become a lucrative business. Show More Summary
While MLS and corporate America celebrated last week's Supreme Court marriage equality ruling on social media, the NFL and other leagues kept mostly quiet. Why?
It’s a good time to be in the sports media.
There’s plenty to say about ESPN’s coverage of the first week of Wimbledon, but every word on that particular subject must be placed in a much larger context that’s tangled, thorny, and widely misunderstood. Specific treatment of ESPN’s...Show More Summary
Sqor Sports has announced the release of its newest iOS app, Iconify, which gives users the ability to create sports-related images that can be shared with friends on the Sqor Sports platform or social media. The base Iconify library...Show More Summary
Kit Harington‘s hair is causing quite the uproar on social media! The 28-year-old actor sported a longer ‘do at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships on Thursday (July 2) in London, England. Earlier this year, before it was revealed that his Game of Thrones character Jon Snow had been killed off, Kit showed off short hair for [...]
Is the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team “America’s Team”? As the team prepares for its possible third World Cup title today, the increased viewership and buzz after the team’s win over Germany has made them media darlings. It also highlights … Continue reading ?
As the U.S. women's national soccer team tries Sunday to claim its first World Cup since 1999, the sport itself appears to be in great shape. More girls and women than ever are participating at the high school and college levels, and the best even have a chance to make money by playing professionally.
Some fan mail: Announcer Gord Craig sent us this photo of a race car sporting a “TheRebel.media decal! We’re not officially sponsoring this car, but in a way, the car is “sponsoring” us. It’s a Dodge belonging to fan Shawn Kennedy of Edson, Alberta. How cool is that? PS: Shawn will be competing again at […]
Derek Jeter’s Players’ Tribune is a growing force in the sports media world. Given the money invested and the star athletes that have written for the site, this is undeniable. The nascent website chalked up another win yesterday as Kevin Love made his exclusive assignment about re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Players’ Tribune. Show More Summary
Well, I assume they're racist anti-government neo-confederates who just want to kill minorities. The media has assured me that's the only reason a White, or White Hispanic, would want to own a gun. So when will a politically-pandering DA be...
Looking at the evolving impact of Social Media platforms like Twitter on the Sports Industry
Much of Major League Baseball, its media and its fans view the game through an archaic lens, tinted by outdated traditions that do not lend the sport to younger, more diverse American audiences. Too often MLB is seen as a league in which...Show More Summary
Producing its own NHL draft coverage for the first time didn’t help NBC draw better ratings for the event. Sports Media Watch reports that NBCSN pulled in just 252,000 viewers for the first day of the draft Friday night, the smallest audience since 2012’s 207,000 and a 25 per cent drop from last year’s 337,000. Show More Summary
Top Rank has sued a lawsuit against Al Haymon, Haymon Boxing LLC, Haymon Sports LLC, Haymon Holdings LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and Media Group Holdings LLC. The lawsuit alleges violations of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act, the … Continue reading ? The post Top Rank files $100 million lawsuit against Al Haymon appeared first on Boxing News.
There’s long been a perception in sports media circles that when the NFL tells ESPN to jump, ESPN asks, How high? Whether it’s the cancellation of Playmakers, the shunning of League of Denial or the suspension of Bill Simmons, ESPN seems eager to please the NFL, which provides ESPN with its most popular programming. So…