From Andrew Flintoff singing along to LL Cool J tweeting his appreciation, BBC Sport looks at how social media reacted to Tyson Fury's win over Wladimir Klitschko.
Media giant's sports cable channel lost 3 million U.S. subscribers in past year; investors fear a game-changing trend
News Corp tells top media and sports bosses the NRL can go global.
ESPN headquarters, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Bristol, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” remains Disney’s most profitable cable channel, but it is also losing subscribers for the media conglomerate at a staggering rate. In a Nov. 25 regulatory filing, Disney confirmed that ESPN had lost three million subscribers [...]
It’s a yearly tradition here at Awful Announcing. As we celebrate Thanksgiving Day and gather with friends and family, we take a few moments to sit around our digital table and offer thanks for what’s happened in sports media this year. Show More Summary
Coco Austin hasn't let her pregnancy get in the way of her sexy style choices. The reality TV star, who's nearly 37 weeks pregnant according to her Instagram, shared a photo on the social media app Tuesday, in which she's wearing a low-cut leopard print sports bra and matching leggings. Show More Summary
Wilbon and Kornheiser bemoaned the current state of the sports journalism industry at the Shirley Povich Symposium, but wrongly directed their ire towards bloggers.
NEW YORK—At a loss as to how they could emerge from a weekend of regular-season football without any fresh insight whatsoever, ashamed and humbled members of the sports media admitted to the public Tuesday that they learned absolutely nothing from week 11 of the NFL season. Show More Summary
Johnny Manziel's party weekend may have cost him his starting job... with Browns coach Mike Pettine says he's not ready to commit to Johnny as the #1 guy on Sunday. Pettine just spoke to the media about the TMZ Sports footage of Manziel…
Since 2006, Awful Announcing has been sharing sportscasting bloopers with the interwebs for your enjoyment. And somehow, the geniuses at NewsBeFunny on YouTube have collected pretty much every single one of them in this FIFTEEN MINUTE compilation of sports news bloopers. Show More Summary
FOX Sports expands its existing media rights agreement for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) with multiple primetime Saturday evening bouts on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes in 2016. PBC [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
FOX Sports will expand its existing media rights agreement for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) with multiple primetime Saturday evening bouts on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes in 2016. PBC on FOX debuts Saturday, January 23 (8:00 PM ET) … Continue reading ? The post PBC debuts on FOX with Danny Garcia vs. Robert Guerrero appeared first on Boxing News.
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
E! has ordered eight one-hour episodes of oroginal docu-series L.A. Clippers Dance Squad for premiere in early 2016. Produced by Mandalay Sports Media, the series goes behind the scenes of the Clippers’ dance team, chronicling the lives...Show More Summary
Cam Newton tallied up five touchdown passes yesterday against the Redskins, so I don’t think the sports media is going to look too far beyond his commanding performance. But his press conference appearance did beg the question, “What the hell was he wearing on his belt?” Well, we know it was a fox tail, but […]
Already ensnared in the escalating daily fantasy sports legal tangle, Time Warner, Fox and Comcast are among numerous targets in a suit filed today in federal court in Florida, according to a post on Sports Illustrated’s website. Specific...Show More Summary
The media companies — backers of DraftKings and FanDuel — are among the defendants in a new racketeering lawsuit. read more
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and major sports, media, and tech companies are facing a class action lawsuit over their investment and/or involvement with daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel. It’s alleged that DraftKings and FanDuel have “engaged in illegal gambling and deceptive practices” under Florida and federal laws. Show More Summary
The big legal guns are slugging it out in the media over whether daily fantasy sports betting on sites such as Draftkings and FanDuel are legal in New York. Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News about why he thinks such betting sites should be considered […]
The ripple effects in media from New York State’s crack down on fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel may be bigger than many industry watchers imagined, according to two reports out today. Analyses by MoffettNathanson Research’s...Show More Summary