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Yao Ming And Starz Sports International partners with TBT to Take Concept to China

Yao Ming (credit: Keith Allison)

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) today announced the first step in its International expansion. Yao Ming and Starz Sports International, a leading agency and event company in China, will develop TBT China partnering with TBT in global expansion. TBT China’s event will incorporate TBT’s fan first, social media driven, open basketball ...

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Genius Sports, IOC establish Integrity Partnership


Genius Sports and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have signed a landmark agreement that will see both organizations working together to fight against the manipulation of competitions related to sports betting and to protect the integrity of Olympic events. Based on the new agreement, Genius Sports, through its Sport Integrity ...

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Mylan World TeamTennis Begins Sunday on ESPN3, Finals Live on ESPN2

Washington Kastles

The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) season begins Sunday, July 31, with 15 matches on ESPN3, concluding with the finals live on ESPN2 on Friday, Aug. 26. The season kicks off at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday with five-time defending champions – the Washington Kastles – facing off against a new ...

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GoPro To Be Presenting Sponsor For Drone Racing Championships


Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, announced today that the highly anticipated 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships “Drone Nationals” will be presented by GoPro, AIG, EMC {code}, and EY have also signed on as major partners for the marquee event August ...

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Twitter Goes Deep Into College With Campus Insiders Deal


Twitter today announced a new digital media rights partnership with Campus Insiders, highlighted by the live streaming of more than 300 college sports events. “Twitter is the fastest way to see what’s happening in sports,” said Anthony Noto, Twitter’s chief financial officer. “Our partnership with Campus Insiders will bring live ...

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Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Play Leading Digital Transformation of Youth Sports


Youth sports is one of America’s great pastimes with millions of young athletes, families and friends spending countless hours devoted to the games, tournaments and experiences they love and share. As the world goes through a massive digital transformation, this community is still very fragmented and underserved by technology. Sports ...

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BET.com Goes for Gold with the Launch of Its New Original Digital Docu-Series ‘The Fast Life Of: Justin Gatlin’


The Emmy-nominated BET.com has launched the new original docu-series THE FAST LIFE OF that delves into the lives of seminal figures at the peak of their various fields during a pivotal moment in their careers. Available exclusively on BET.com and the BET Now App, THE FAST LIFE OF: JUSTIN GATLIN, follows track ...

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Good Morning Football To Launch August 1 on NFL Network Live From New York City


Prior to the start of the 2016 NFL regular season, NFL Network announces a new daily morning show, Good Morning Football, premiering Monday, August 1. Hosted by Kay Adams, Nate Burleson, Peter Schrager and Kyle Brandt, and Executive Produced by Michael Davies, Good Morning Football airs live Monday-Friday at 7:00 ...

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LeBron May Not Be Going To Rio, But The Training Device He Uses Is


LeBron James needs a break, and rightfully so. NBA champion, gold medalist, entrepreneur: the Cavs star decided to forego the Olympics as announced two weeks ago. However there will be a piece of James—sort of—as part of the Rio Games, and it is even going with some of those on ...

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ESPN Announces Commentator Teams for The Basketball Tournament Presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks

Bristol, CT - April 25, 2016 - Photo Studio: Portrait of Doug Sherman.
(Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images)

ESPN and The Basketball Tournament (TBT) presented by Jack Link’s® Protein Snacks today announced the broadcast teams for the quarterfinals, semi-finals and final of the $2 million winner take all event, which began with opening rounds on July 9-10. Over 300 teams applied to play in TBT 2016, featuring more ...

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