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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

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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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Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series Extended Three Years on NBC

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Breeders’ Cup and NBC Sports Group today announced a three-year extension of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, showcasing the best Thoroughbred horse races from around the world whose winners earn automatic entry into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. As part of the agreement, NBC Sports Group will continue its exclusive ...

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Ilitch Organization Exploring The Launch Of A Regional Sports Network

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The Ilitch organization, which represents leading sports and entertainment brands such as the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment and a joint venture interest in 313 Presents, today announced that it is exploring the creation of a new regional sports network (RSN). The RSN would serve as the ...

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beIN SPORTS To Air Fall El Clásico Match In 4K HDR

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beIN SPORTS will become the first TV network to air a LaLiga match in Ultra HD 4K HDR for North American viewers. The network announced today plans to make the broadcast of the upcoming FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid El Clásico available in 4K to all distribution partners. The two-and-a-half-hour ...

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ESPN Set for Two Weekly College Football Docuseries

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With the 150th anniversary of college football arriving in 2019, ESPN is embarking on a year-long, multi-platform storytelling experience that was initially announced in August 2017. As part of the initiative, two weekly documentary series will be launched, with both capturing the pageantry and passion of a sport that is an ...

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F1 Comes to America: United States Grand Prix Live on ABC Sunday

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The Formula One World Championship will make its only appearance of the year in the United States this weekend and ESPN and ABC will surround Sunday’s Formula 1 Pirelli United States Grand Prix with reports on SportsCenter, Good Morning America Weekend and on ESPN digital platforms. ABC will televise the race on Sunday, ...

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Indy 500 Winner Danny Sullivan to Host New Show on SiriusXM

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SiriusXM has announced that former open-wheel racing star Danny Sullivan, winner of the 1985 Indy 500 and 1988 CART Series champion, will host a new weekly show that will air nationwide on the Dan Patrick Radio channel on SiriusXM (channel 211). The Real Spin with Danny Sullivan and Bill Armour will debut on October 15th and air ...

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FloSports Bolsters Rugby Coverage

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Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced that FloRugby.com will offer live and on-demand coverage of 45 top-level matches this fall spanning the HSBC Women’s World Sevens Series, The Rugby Weekend, and all Autumn Internationals matches for the France and Scotland men’s national teams. Coverage of the HSBC World Rugby ...

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‘Bet-Cast’ To Air In Las Vegas Saturday

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ESPN’s experiment last week with “Statcast” for the NL Wild Card Game, an alternative broadcast shown on ESPN2 with analytics-themed commentary, drew mostly praise. With the recent court decision opening the door for states to legalize betting across the country, could the “Bet-Cast” be far behind? The Las Vegas and ...

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