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‘Fastball’ Goes High And Tight

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“What is a film about the fastball?” That’s the question that Jonathan Hock, director of the best sports documentaries you have seen or should see (The Lost Son of Havana, Off the Rez, “30 for 30” shorts “The Best there Never Was,” “Of Miracles and Men,” to name just four) ...

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FloSports To Launch New Sports Vertical Covering Volleyball

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FloSports announced today it will launch a new sport site catering to the competitive volleyball community in a new exclusive partnership with ASICS America Corporation. FloVolleyball – Powered by ASICS will provide live and on-demand coverage of elite volleyball competitions across the U.S., as well as breaking news, original documentaries, ...

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R.B.I. Baseball 16 Set For Global Console Distribution

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R.B.I. Baseball 16, as developed by MLBAM, will be available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on March 29 as a digital download and, for the first time since the popular baseball video game franchise returned three years ago, fans will be able to purchase R.B.I. Baseball ...

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EPIX Serves Up Original Documentary ‘Serena’; Premier June 22

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Premium TV network EPIX® announced today that the EPIX Original Documentary Serena, an intimate portrait of 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and International sports icon Serena Williams, will make its World Television Premiere on EPIX on June 22, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C. The feature-length documentary provides viewers with unprecedented access ...

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Yahoo Sports Partners With NHL to Bring Fans Free, Live Out-of-Market Games & On-Demand Premium Content

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Yahoo! Inc. and the National Hockey League this week announced a strategic alliance to deliver premium sports content to Yahoo Sports’ millions of users. Now fans can access live, out-of-market NHL games for free on Yahoo, throughout the week, no cable subscription or authentication required. Yahoo will offer unique advertising ...

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MLB, Topps To Debut Wacky Packages

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Growing up (it was, alas, the ’70s), I remember having just a few Wacky Packages mixed in among the piles of somewhat organized baseball cards. I remember a few of them stuck to the closet door as well – that didn’t go over quite as smoothly as I’d have hoped. ...

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Your Brackets Just Got More Valuable

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What price will college basketball fans pay to attend the Final Four? For some, not that much if a new platform that recently launched does what it is supposed to. The program is called Select Four, and it was created by the folks at Dallas based TickAssure!. The plan allows ...

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Yogi Berra Museum To Host Fastball Screening March 22

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The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls, N.J., will host a special screening of the acclaimed documentary feature “Fastball,” on March 22 by award-winning director Jonathan Hock. The 90-minute film is a remarkable journey into the science of baseball’s signature pitch, featuring amazing footage and observations from ...

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HITN Scores Programming Partnership to Add Weekly Sports to Its Lineup

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Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), the Pay TV network that offers educational content for U.S. Hispanic audiences, announced today its exclusive sports lineup will include two new shows, Gillette World Sports (GWS), and Football Review. Both shows will feature the latest in sports and world football (soccer) news. “With ...

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TuneIn Partners with National Basketball Association to Broadcast Live Audio of NBA Games to Fans Worldwide

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TuneIn, the world’s largest audio network, today announced a multiyear partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), which will include live play-by-play of NBA preseason, regular season and postseason games in the United States beginning with the 2016-17 season on TuneIn Premium. The partnership will provide TuneIn Premium users with ...

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