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NBC Sports Group To Serve Up Live Coverage Of All Eight AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour Events In 2016

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For the second consecutive year, NBC Sports Group will present live coverage of all eight AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour events of the season, including more than 14 hours of live Pro Beach Volleyball Tour coverage on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra. NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the ...

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Ken Burns’s ‘Jackie Robinson’ Set For PBS Debut April 11-12

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Ken Burns‘ two-part documentary on the life of Jackie Robinson is set to air on April 11-12 on PBS. From PBS.org: Jack Roosevelt Robinson rose from humble origins to cross baseball’s color line and become one of the most beloved men in America. A fierce integrationist, Robinson used his immense ...

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World Tennis With Harry Cicma – Returns For 8th Season – Airing On National And International Television

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“World Tennis with Harry Cicma” will return for an eighth season on National and International Television.  The Series will premiere on June 1st, and consists of 12 Episodes, each airing twice for 12 consecutive weeks. This Season’s Broadcasts include exclusive interviews with Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Billie Jean ...

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The Unauthorized History Of Baseball In 100-Odd Paintings

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The Skirball Cultural Center announces The Unauthorized History of Baseball in 100-Odd Paintings: The Art of Ben Sakoguchi, an exhibition of canvases by Southern California–based artist Ben Sakoguchi (b. 1938). Known for his singular blend of art, activism, and humor, Sakoguchi has been creating this body of work for more ...

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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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