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Swimmer Brad Snyder Wins Male Athlete Of The Paralympic Games

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Two-time U.S. Paralympian Brad Snyder was named Male Athlete of the Paralympic Games, presented by The Hartford at the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Games ceremony. Snyder won three gold medals and tied for silver at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He defended his Paralympic titles ...

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Topps Now™ Surpasses 300,000 Cards Sold In First Year

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The Topps Company today announced that their fast-growing on-demand platform TOPPS NOW™ has surpassed 300,000 cards sold thus far, exceeding the expectations of the program and helping to re-engage thousands of fans, especially millennials, with the TOPPS brand and the joys of collecting now in an on-demand environment for the ...

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Longtime Sports Media Execs Launch Plan For Spring Football League

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Are we ready for more football? A new study and some veteran executives think so. Increasing subscribers in the digital space is an achievable goal with the right product, according to the Beta Research Corporation which was commissioned by the Spring League of American Football (“SLAFootball”), a new entry into ...

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‘Pitch’ Debuts on Fox Thursday

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From executive producers Dan Fogelman (“Cars,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”) and Rick Singer (“Younger”), “Pitch” is the dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball. A beautiful, tough and gifted athlete, Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury, “Under The Dome”) is vaulted into ...

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Munich ’72 and Beyond Wins Best Documentary at LA Shorts Fest

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Munich ’72 and Beyond, a searing account of the Munich Olympic Massacre and subsequent 43-year fight for recognition by the victims’ families, was named Best Documentary at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival. “We are thrilled that Munich ’72 was singled out for this honor,” said David Ulich, one ...

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Yogi Berra, Don Larsen Collections in On-Line ‘Fall Classic’ Auction at Steiner Sports

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The family of the late, iconic New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, and Yankees “Perfect Game” pitcher Don Larsen will sell pieces of their personal baseball memorabilia collections in an on-line auction through Steiner Sports Memorabilia. The “Fall Classic Auction” will begin today (Tuesday, September 13), and continue through October ...

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Topps® Releases Rocky 40th Anniversary Complete Collectible Trading Card Set

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The Topps Company, Inc. today announced the release of the Rocky 40th Anniversary complete collectible trading cards set available now exclusively on Topps.com. “With the 40th Anniversary of the first Rocky film, we decided it was a great opportunity to roll out a complete set commemorating all the Rocky movies,” ...

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Colleges Go Into Podcasting

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Last week DGital Media announced they had partnered with the most respected voice in the NFL, Peter King and MMQB. Today the biggest college programs join the conversation, literally, through a new deal with collegiate marketer Learfield. The launch of on demand audio will feature football, men’s basketball and Olympic ...

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MMQB Now Proving Audio Is King

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Just when we thought Peter King was everywhere, now you will be able to listen to him anywhere as well. Today, Sports Illustrated Group and DGital Media announced The MMQB Podcast with Peter King will now bring football fans weekly on-demand audio for anything and everything in the game, further ...

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120 Sports announces sportscasters Michael Kim & Alexa Datt to headline New York based ‘The Morning Run’

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Today, 120 Sports, the OTT network, announced Michael Kim and Alexa Datt as its leading talent team for the newly relocated ‘Morning Run,’ the live-produced, national sports show that combines game highlight video, live guests and social interaction in a quick and easy format. Kim and Datt will co-host the ...

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