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MIT Sloan Debuts Hoops Analytics Podcast ‘Counterpoints’

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Counterpoints, a new sports analytics podcast, launched this week, with sports analytics consultant, author, and speaker Ben Alamar proposing that basketball IQ, separate from measures of athleticism or past performance, is a predictor of a player’s success in professional basketball. Co-hosted by Ben Shields, who teaches sports analytics at the MIT Sloan School of ...

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MLB, DAZN Announce Live Digital U.S. Rights Deal

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Major League Baseball and global sports streaming platform DAZN have agreed to a three-year live digital rights partnership in the United States, set to begin with the 2019 MLB regular season, it was announced today by Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and DAZN Group Executive Chairman John Skipper. Today’s ...

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NBC Sports Hypes NASCAR Championship Weekend

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NBC Sports Group is surrounding the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship with a multi-platform promotional campaign featuring this year’s Championship Four contenders, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., and Joey Logano. Throughout the week, NASCAR’s Championship Four will make appearances across NBCUniversal’s television and digital platforms, as ...

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‘NBC Camps Story’ Highlights Ore. Hoopster’s Recovery

Basketball Player Ana Wakefield was living her dream of playing college until a tragic hit and run accident left her at the point of death.

“An NBC Camps Story” is a new documentary series where inspirational campers and coaches within NBC Camps teach students and parents about life through living examples. The series premiered on Thursday, October 18, 2018, the one-year anniversary of the accident. The first episode featured the tragic triumph of Ana Wakefield, ...

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Mississippi Doc Series Opens With Chronicle Of South Panola HS Football

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Batesville, Miss., population about 7,500 at the 2010 census, wouldn’t seem at first glance to be the ideal location for a national high school football power. But as the debut film in the “Between the Pines: Mississippi’s Greatest Sports Stories” series, “The University of South Panola (USP),” which debuted in ...

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NBC To Broadcast The $16 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational In January 2019

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NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the third annual running of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational on January 26, 2019 from The Stronach Group’s Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Among the entries for the 2019 running of ...

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Second film of new Mississippi sports documentary series to air statewide next week

TheVet

The second film of a new original sports documentary series called “Between the Pines,” tracing the rich history, tradition and passion behind Mississippi’s greatest sports stories, will air on television stations across the state and in Memphis next weekend. “The Vet,” produced by Bash Brothers Media and presented by C Spire, airs on Nov. 17 and ...

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ESPN3 to Live Broadcast 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

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Margaritaville Holdings today announced a partnership with ESPN, giving fans front row access to tune in to the 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships – regardless of their current latitude. Hosted by tennis legends Luke and Murphy Jensen, the must-see dynamic 1993 French Open Doubles Champions, the live broadcast will air from 4-8 p.m. EST this Thursday, ...

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WBA To Award ‘The Contender’ Final Bout Champion Top 10 Ranking

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Premium cable network EPIX®, an MGM company and their popular boxing series The Contender join forces with World Boxing Association (WBA) ahead of the final live bout on Friday, November 9th from the Forum in Los Angeles. For the first time since in it’s inception, WBA will designate the winner ...

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‘Cold Water Survival’ Debuts on America’s Boating Channel

Cold Water Survival

The United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) announces the debut of its newest video “Cold Water Survival” on America’s Boating Channel™, which can be found online at americasboatingchannel.com and as a free mobile app available at Apple’s App Store and Google Play. The new “Cold Water Survival” video shows the dangers ...

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