Appointment TV has seen better days. Sure, live sporting events, big-time award shows, live TV talk, and breaking news still have the capacity to draw large, shared audiences in real-time. But more and more consumers are opting to time-shift their regular cable, broadcast and video viewing to align with their own schedules. Netflix’s release of […]
In October, heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder posted on his Facebook page that he would fight a fan if he got 5,000 followers. Well, it finally happened this week, and Wilder did as promised. Best social media campaign ever?
The consensus among media draft analysts, from ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay (both subscription required) to CBS Sports’ Rob Rang and Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, is that Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston...Show More Summary
Tribune Media Co. is pulling the plug on 87.7 FM sports radio talker The Game at the end of the year and saying goodbye to Jonathan Brandmeier and Garry Meier effective immediately. [ more › ]
Media Matters For America has a good summary of the social media and MSM blowback sparked by Jay Leno‘s decision to cancel out of commitment with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSFF). The former Tonight Show host was set to...Show More Summary
Conservative media are freaking out after Jay Leno canceled an upcoming gig at the gun industry's 2015 trade show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation's (NSSF) SHOT Show, calling the comedian a "coward" who has "no spine." The NSSF...Show More Summary
Twitter and other social media outlets often drive the national sports conversation, but too often, women aren't engaging in it. The post Why Are All My Twitter Followers Men? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Liverpool’s woes up front make the back pages of the press on Thursday. A large chunk of the media made space of their sports splash on Thursday to report the news that Daniel Sturridge is likely to be out for Liverpool until 2015. Sturridge suffered a fresh hamstring injury in Liverpool training this week. Sturridge will […]
Mazda Australia boss, Martin Benders, describes the new CX-3 compact SUV as "a sweet car in a sweet spot..." He's right. This car, unveiled to the global media and dealers this week, is a real surprise from Mazda. On sporting style and...Show More Summary
Ed Note: This is Part II of a college basketball media roundtable along with our friends at Bloguin’s college sports hub The Student Section. You can read Part I here that focused on how to improve the sport on television and just how much we hate mandatory TV timeouts. Show More Summary
There’s no love lost between longtime New York Daily News NFL scribe Gary Myers and former Giants running back turned media personality Tiki Barber. After trading shots through the media years ago, they met on Barber’s CBS Sports Radio morning show and things turned nasty quickly. Show More Summary
Floyd Mayweather shelled out $30k to get 10 strippers into his hotel suite for a crazy Instagram twerk video... and he handpicked the women from a popular L.A. strip club... TMZ Sports has learned. The video blew up on social media Monday…
Formula One's awkward attitude toward social media has been one of the main talking points of the 2014 season, with the sport showing few signs of embracing new media despite its declining popularity. Bernie Ecclestone, F1's ringmaster,...Show More Summary
The sports world is filled with talented up-and-comers and members of the media love nothing more than obsessing over their every move. At our best, we heap praise and expectations upon future standouts, athletes who truly are the real deal. Show More Summary
Fantasy sports have been getting quite a moment in the past little while, despite mainstream media remaining a little reticent. I highly recommend this piece master and commander of Bloguin Ben Koo did on the subject a couple o months ago. Show More Summary
Since Virgin Media and Sky extended their partnership for another five years, cable subscribers have been able to enjoy additional perks, like being able to use Sky's sport and movie apps. From today, some Virgin customers will gain an additional...
Arsenal plotting €30m move for United and Liverpool target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to French Media outlet Le 10 Sport, Arsenal are set to pursue their interest in Barcelona midfielder Pedro in the upcoming January transfer window. Show More Summary
High Gear Media websites Motor Authority, The Car Connection and Green Car Reports have chosen the best cars to buy for the 2015 model year. Three winners are listed, based on separate performance/luxury, value and green categories. McLaren’s new entry-level model will be called the Sports Series. The car is set for a reveal in the second...
Wednesday morning quarterbacking has grown into a popular sport among PR, media and political pundits in the aftermath of a national election. Who hasn’t weighed in on the reasons The Dems got crushed in the mid-terms? This New York Times piece on L.I. Congressman Steve Israel, whose job it was to shore up the House […]
It’s no secret that it’s been a tumultuous time in our corner of the sports world. It seems like every week there’s a new juicy media feud to sink our teeth into. One minute Mike Francesa is battling Keith Olbermann, and then he’s moving on to Michael Kay. Show More Summary