As allegations impact politics, entertainment and news media, they should also be considered, and reconsidered, in sports.
Local media rights will surpass revenue from ticket sales for the first time in 2018 according to researching PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Regional sports networks are the main factor powering the surge in local rights. PwC says those individual...Show More Summary
Keaton Jones, a young boy from Tennessee, shared his experiences with bullying in a tearful video that went viral over the weekend. Celebrities in sports and Hollywood voiced their support for Jones on social media, with many like Fox...Show More Summary
Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen’s director of sport Rudi Voeller denounced as “gibberish” media reports on Monday that their Germany international goalkeeper Bernd Leno is set to join Bayern Munich in January. “That is gibberish,” said Voeller of any move for Leno, who has more than two years left on his Bayer contract. Show More Summary
NFL rights are the biggest in sports media—and the closest thing we have to weather vane for where our jumbled world of media and tech are headed. On Monday, news broke that Verizon had agreed to a new five-year deal to stream NFL games to mobile devices (smartphones and tablets). Show More Summary
It was a sloppy game, but it was a lot of fun to watch. There were near-whiteout conditions in Buffalo Sunday as the Colts prepared to take on the Bills. And every sports media outlet and commentator seemed to chime in about the perfect “football weather.” Everybody loves to watch snow games. Show More Summary
By John Stone, UK Editor Age of Autism This morning AoA posts its evidence, prepared by John Stone, to the House of Commons Select Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into “fake news” which has been published by the....
Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright was arrested this weekend after he got into an altercation with his spouse, according to local media outlets. NBC Sports Boston reports that the starting righty got busted Friday at his home in Tennessee for an…
The Canberra Cavalry has bolstered its media presence in Canberra with a new partnership with RiotACT. The partnership means more behind-the-scenes, exclusive Cavalry content will be hitting the Sports pages of RiotACT this summer. “We are shaking up regional media and baseball, which is now emerging as ‘the’ sports destination for the whole family,” RiotACT […]
SHOWTIME Sports will live stream a world-class boxing event – including two world championship bouts – free to the U.S. audience on social media platforms Saturday, December 9 to close out the network’s industry-leading 2017 boxing schedule. Show More Summary
One week from now will be Mike Francesa’s final show on WFAN, ending a 30-year run at the pioneering sports talk radio station. With his sign-off so close, Francesa is taking something of a victory lap as media reporters and observers seek to sum up an unprecedented career in talk radio and New York sports. Show More Summary
Welcome to another edition of This Week In Hot Takes! This time around, we’re covering the hottest sports media takes from Dec. 1-7. 5. Kevin Reynolds calls Giancarlo Stanton “a pansy and a spoiled child”: Reynolds, a long-time St. Louis...Show More Summary
The enterprise value of the 21st Century Fox assets reportedly soon to be acquired by Disney is $67.9 billion, according to updated estimates by Guggenheim Securities media analyst Michael Morris, with regional sports networks accounting...Show More Summary
If you've ever been pushed into or tried out for a high school sports team, you probably had your fair share of embarrassing moments. But don't worry, you'll never have to relive them - unless they're posted on social media... Twitter...Show More Summary
This would be a massive paradigm shift.
Sports Pulse: The media continues to give LaVar Ball a platform, and he continues to take advantage of it.
Here at Awful Announcing, and across the sports media world, we spent a lot of time talking about TV. And while TV is a fun and dynamic medium (and, more importantly, pays the bills) we sometimes forget the less-heralded heroes of sports media: the writers. Show More Summary
Sports media observers had some fun on Saturday, chuckling over ESPN’s Steve Levy crediting “our own” Brett McMurphy (who was laid off by the network in April) with reporting news that UCF coach Scott Frost had agreed to return to his alma mater and become Nebraska’s new head coach. Show More Summary
MILAN, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Formula One is walking a tightrope as new owners Liberty Media plan to grow the sport in America, Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne has warned.