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2017 World Baseball Classic to be broadcast in 182 countries & territories

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Fifty-one media outlets have signed on to broadcast the 2017 World Baseball Classic, which began earlier today in Seoul, South Korea. The fourth installment of the premier international baseball tournament, which features the world’s top 16 National Teams competing over a 17-day span, will be distributed via media platforms in 182 countries ...

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Tough Mudder Continues Global Expansion with ESPN and Sports Media and Entertainment 360 Partnerships

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Tough Mudder, Inc. announces global expansion deals with ESPN Media Distribution and Sports Media and Entertainment 360 (SME360) that furthers the brand’s global content reach and geographic event footprint. ESPN Media Distribution, the rights agency division of the global sports network, will represent Tough Mudder’s global video rights for the ...

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Sinclair To Acquire Tennis Media Company; Aligns Tennis Magazine, Tennis.com And Tennis Channel On Unified Platform

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. announced this week that it has acquired the assets of Tennis Media Company, the owner of Tennis magazine and Tennis.com, for $8 million plus an additional $6 million earn-out potential based on certain contingencies. The acquisition will create a unified media platform that combines Tennis.com, the ...

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Equestrian Lifestyle Channel Set To Make Debut In Canada

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Ride Television Network, Inc., (RIDE TV) and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) have announced that RIDE TV will be added to the list of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution in Canada. RIDE TV will be the first network of its kind in Canada and will ...

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Where is Twitter Streaming Making An Impact In Sports? How About Lacrosse?

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There was huge buzz around Twitter’s mega partnerships with leagues like the NFL and how the live streaming of games on the platform will be transformative. While there is no doubt those partnerships are still evolving and have become a great conversation and marketing piece on what is already a ...

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‘Andre The Giant’ to Debut on HBO

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HBO Sports, WWE® and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce ANDRE THE GIANT, a documentary film examining the life and career of one of the most beloved legends in WWE history. The ambitious and wide-ranging documentary film will explore Andre’s upbringing in France, his celebrated career in WWE and ...

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AT&T AUDIENCE Network Greenlights “Religion of Sports” for Second Season

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On the heels of a successful debut season, AT&T*AUDIENCE® Network gives the greenlight on a second season of “Religion of Sports.” The second season of the original documentary series will air later this year exclusively on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and AT&T U-Verse. The show is executive produced by New England ...

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Nickelodeon Gets In The Game To Give Kids All Access To Super Bowl LI

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Featuring: Nick Cannon
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 23 Mar 2013
Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com

Nickelodeon and the National Football League (NFL) are bringing kids into the huddle with brand-new content and exclusive coverage of the events leading up to Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1. Nickelodeon’s on- and off-channel events include Superstar Slime Showdown at Super Bowl, a one-hour original ...

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IHRA Drag Racing Returns To ESPN

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After a nearly two-decade hiatus, the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and ESPN have signed a multi-year agreement for the worldwide leader in sports to resume its partnership with the IHRA. The agreement is effective immediately; broadcasts begin when the 2017 IHRA Drag Racing season opens February 3-5 at Immokalee ...

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Hall Of Fame Coach And Basketball Institution To Be Chronicled In Showtime Sports® Six-Part Digital Documentary “Legacy: Bob Hurley”

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The potential final season for a Hall of Fame coach and a national basketball institution will be chronicled in a SHOWTIME Sports digital documentary titled Legacy: Bob Hurley. SHOWTIME will debut Legacy: Bob Hurley in six weekly installments exclusively on SHO.com and the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel (@shosports) beginning Monday, ...

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