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Brent Musburger Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that Brent Musburger will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sports this year. “As a sports fanatic, I have followed Brent Musburger from when we were both starting at CBS and throughout his illustrious career at ESPN,” said Bob ...

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World Teamtennis Co-Founder Billie Jean King Sells Majority Stake Of Historic League

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Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) announced today that the league’s co-founder and sports icon Billie Jean King sold her majority ownership of the world-renowned sports organization to Mark Ein, founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. King will retain a minority stake ...

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Team Cuba Shutout Gains First Topps Now English/Spanish Card

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Today’s combined shutout by four Team Cuba pitchers marks the first Topps NOW card to be produced in both English and Spanish. Bladimir Banos, Vladimir Garcia, Livan Moinella and Miguel Lahera combined for the 6-0, one-hit win over China in the second game for each team. The four lanzadores are ...

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2017 World Baseball Classic to be broadcast in 182 countries & territories

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Fifty-one media outlets have signed on to broadcast the 2017 World Baseball Classic, which began earlier today in Seoul, South Korea. The fourth installment of the premier international baseball tournament, which features the world’s top 16 National Teams competing over a 17-day span, will be distributed via media platforms in 182 countries ...

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Tough Mudder Continues Global Expansion with ESPN and Sports Media and Entertainment 360 Partnerships

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Tough Mudder, Inc. announces global expansion deals with ESPN Media Distribution and Sports Media and Entertainment 360 (SME360) that furthers the brand’s global content reach and geographic event footprint. ESPN Media Distribution, the rights agency division of the global sports network, will represent Tough Mudder’s global video rights for the ...

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Israel Victory First In Set As Topps Now™ to Feature WBC Greatest Moments Daily

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Israel’s 10-inning victory over Korea on the first day of the World Baseball Classic™ gets the first Topps Now treatment as Topps, the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, and the WBC are teaming to bring baseball fans exclusive, tantalizing Topps Now™ cards starting today. Scott Burcham‘s two-out RBI single ...

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Sinclair To Acquire Tennis Media Company; Aligns Tennis Magazine, Tennis.com And Tennis Channel On Unified Platform

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. announced this week that it has acquired the assets of Tennis Media Company, the owner of Tennis magazine and Tennis.com, for $8 million plus an additional $6 million earn-out potential based on certain contingencies. The acquisition will create a unified media platform that combines Tennis.com, the ...

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Free Instant Photography System Launched Via RAM Racing’s Technology Division

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EnMotive, RAM Racing’s technology division, officially launched a new integrated system delivering race results, free real-time race photos and shareable digital content via a single platform on February 4Th at the Dallas Hot Chocolate 15k and 5k after a trial roll-out at recent Hot Chocolate races in Atlanta and Nashville. ...

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15 Seconds of Fame Announces Multi-Year Partnership with MLBAM to Deliver Personal Video Highlights to Fans

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15 Seconds of Fame (15SOF), a breakthrough technology and social media platform, today announced a multi-year partnership with MLBAM that will, for the first time in broadcast history, deliver personal video content never before available to fans – their appearances on live baseball game telecasts – through a simple download ...

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USTA, French Tennis Federation Look To Turn Marketing Green Into Red Clay Gold

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American tennis and red clay have not been the best of matchups over the years—A Williams sister here, a Roddick there, even a random Capriati—but overall U.S. success has been on hard surfaces and grass. Maybe that can finally start to change via a new business- supported partnership at the ...

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