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New Study Reveals Big Ten is Most Spirited Conference in NCAA Football

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ReviewTrackers, the award-winning customer experience platform, today released the 2017 Voice of the Fan Report, a study of 140,000 NCAA football stadium reviews. The analysis shows that the Big Ten has the most school spirit in all of college football. ReviewTrackers used a natural language algorithm to compare how fans ...

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Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Bidding At $110,000

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The Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract from 1925 is the current high bid of $110,000 on the Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction which concludes this Saturday. The first page of the 92-year old artifact reads “ American League of Professional Baseball Clubs Uniform Players Contract” and features the player’s name, ...

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A ‘Heavenly’ Fantasy Baseball Contest, For All The World

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Fantasy sports may be all the rage on earth, but what if the result of a single baseball game, whose teams are comprised of players selected by God and the Devil themselves, from among anyone ever to play in the Majors or Negro Leagues, would determine the fate of the ...

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New York’s Paley Center To Host ‘100 Years of the NHL’

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The Paley Center for Media has selected The Paley Center Celebrates 100 Years of the NHL as its next PaleyLive event. The program will feature the New York premiere screening of The NHL: 100 Years, a conversation with the NHL Commissioner, former players, and audience Q&A, and will take place on ...

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MVPindex Launches First Social Media Index For Esports

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MVPindex, the de facto social media index and valuation platform for sports and entertainment, today announced a new esports social media index. MVPindex will track, measure and value the social media impact of nearly 2,500 esports leagues, tournaments, teams, players, and games across leading social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram ...

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Future In US? Soccer In UK Strengthens Data Integrity With Landmark Partnership

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One of the questions that always arises when sports betting comes up in the U.S. is can the games be compromised? Even though the Black Sox scandal was almost 100 years ago and game fixing stories are few and far between, the protection of data in a hack induced world ...

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Media Mogul Harvey Schiller Joins Cutting Edge Digital Media Company

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Whenever Harvey Schiller puts his name to something the sports and media world takes notice. Now Schiller, former chair of the USOC, commissioner of the SEC, president of International Baseball, creator of networks like YES and Turner, has literally found a cutting edge company that will have his name, in ...

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NBCSN, CNBC & USA Network To Carry More Than 450 Hours Of PyeongChang Winter Olympics Coverage

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NBC Olympics will again utilize fully-distributed NBCUniversal cable channels NBCSN, CNBC, and USA Network to televise more than 450 hours of coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games this February from PyeongChang, South Korea. NBCSN will serve as the cable home of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, televising 368.5 hours of coverage, including 10 days of ...

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How Many People Will Watch A Rugby Match Online? Millions.

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We keep hearing more and more about how niche sports are engaging better than traditional team sports in the digital space. lacrosse has grown its audience and now it looks like rugby is as well. United World Sports, the owner and operator of the largest annual rugby events in the ...

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DraftKings Takes First Step In Offering Digital Streaming of Live Sports

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DraftKings, Inc. announced today it is testing the waters in the streaming of live sports through an expanded partnership with EuroLeague Basketball. Customers will be able to stream select Turkish Airlines EuroLeague basketball games directly through their DraftKings mobile app and seamlessly toggle between fantasy contests and live content. This ...

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