For many years the sports media industry was wondering when online and digital giants like Twitter, Facebook, Hulu, Amazon, and others would become significant players in the bidding for sports rights. Although we have yet to see one...Show More Summary
Locker room tensions of a losing team, a coach getting fired... there was so much potential for the Rams on the newest NFL reality series. It’s been two months since the NFL Draft. One month since the old men in khakis pearl clutched over Odell Beckham’s decision to skip OTAs. Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Amazon is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League games it will stream live to its Prime customers this coming season, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The offering will be closely watched by the advertising and broadcasting industries […]
As more people cut the cord, we’re getting a look into what the future of live sports might be, thanks to Amazon’s Thursday Night Football plans. Amazon will stream 10 Thursday Night Football games this year for $50 million—roughly five...Show More Summary
Amazon hopes to make back some of the $50 million it committed to stream 10 Thursday Night Football games this fall by charging advertisers $2.8 million for packages with 30-second spots, Reuters reports. The games also will air live...Show More Summary
A pair of CBS shows break up the NFL’s dominance…
As streaming and social media outlets attempt to make a push into live sports with broadcast and cable networks, many have looked to Netflix to join competitors Amazon and Hulu in that quest. Amazon will carry Thursday Night Football...Show More Summary
There may be only five Arena Football League teams left, but their games will get some extra coverage this year thanks to Twitter. The tech company struck a deal to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games last year, but lost out...Show More Summary
The Arena Football League’s death spiral has been delayed, a little. With Twitter not renewing its deal to stream 10 Thursday Night Football games, the social-media giant will stream at least five Arena Football League games in 2017. The new comes during the AFL’s 30th’s anniversary season, a season that has seen the league shrink…
Mike Tirico will replace Al Michaels on NBC’s Thursday night NFL broadcasts this fall, making official a division of labor that was expected when he joined the network just over a year ago and NBC jumped into the Thursday night market. Michaels handles “Sunday Night Football,” TV’s top-rated show, but NBC’s entry into the Thursday […]
After a lot of criticism, the NFL has finally changed its stance on forcing NBC to use their “A” broadcast team for Thursday Night Football, which will let Mike Tirico call those games on a consistent basis this year. Last year, theShow More Summary
Mike Tirico will handle “Thursday Night Football” play-by-play duties for NBC this season. (AP) The NFL agreed this offseason that Mike Tirico on play-by-play duties won’t be a bad thing for “Thursday Night Football.” Tirico will take...Show More Summary
Mike Tirico is replacing Al Michaels as the play-by-play announcer for Thursday night games this season.
Mike Tirico is replacing Al Michaels as the play-by-play announcer for “Thursday Night Football” games broadcast by NBC this season. The NFL needed to approve the switch because its contract with the network calls for the top broadcast team to televise Thursday games. NBC has those games from Nov....
Mike Tirico will be spending more time in the booth and Al Michaels will get a relaxed schedule this season. Tirico is taking over for Michaels as the play-by-play announcer on NBC’s Thursday Night Football broadcasts for 2017. Michaels will continue to call Sunday Night Football, and Cris Collinsworth will remain the analyst for all…
There was no football in sight at Thursday night’s City Section track and field championships at El Camino College. That didn’t prevent the 100 meters from looking like a Football 100. Thankfully, two standout football players — Jacques Wilson of Hamilton and Antwone Williams of Dorsey — had the...
Did you know America loves football? In case you needed reminding, check out the rankings of the most watched shows in the 2016-17 television season, which ended this week. Average viewership totals include live and same-day audience:...Show More Summary
The callous hosts at MSNBC on Thursday used the sudden death of Roger Ailes as a way to spike the ratings football and tout their recent successes against Fox News. Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough bragged, “Fox News is an absolute mess. Show More Summary
Twitter lost the deal to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games this year to Amazon, but today the company is announcing a new multi-year agreement that will bring live football programming to its service. According to the NFL,...Show More Summary
Twitter won’t be streaming live Thursday Night Football games during the upcoming NFL season, but the social media provider and the league are teaming up for a different sort of partnership. And live programming will be a part of this new agreement. Show More Summary