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United World Sports Announces Expanded Agreement With ESPN

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United World Sports, the owners of the largest and most successful annual rugby events in the United States, today announced a new expanded agreement with ESPN to carry the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the national title event for men’s and women’s college Rugby 7’s. The 2018 event will again be held at ...

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BBC America’s Premier League Darts Hits The Bullseye Online

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BBC AMERICA’s new darts series Premier League Darts is proving to be a hit online. The series has generated over 2 million livestream views to-date since its launch on February 1, growing +10x from the first half of the tournament. Livestream views consist of views on BBCAmerica.com and Facebook. Through 12 weeks, Premier ...

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NCAA Launches Transformative Statistics Initiative

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association today announced a landmark initiative to transform the digital collection and distribution of intercollegiate sports data. This initiative, conducted in partnership with Genius Sports, a global leader in official sports data and technology services, will benefit the NCAA’s more than 1,100 member institutions across all three ...

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Rockets’ Paul To Host Fifth Annual Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2018, Airing Sunday, July 22

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Nickelodeon has tapped Chris Paul, Houston Rockets’ point guard and NBA All-Star MVP, to host Kids’ Choice Sports 2018, the only show where kids celebrate their favorite athletes and the year’s most unforgettable sports moments in a superstar sports showdown. Airing Sunday, July 22, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), Kids’ Choice Sports 2018 will be taped live on Thursday, July 19, from Barker Hangar in ...

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2018 International Champions Cup on ESPN

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ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPNU and ESPNEWS will combine to cover the 2018 International Champions Cup (ICC) presented by Heineken July 20-August 12. The series of 27 international club soccer matches between 18 championship teams will be played in eight countries across North America, Europe and Asia over a three-week period. In addition, ESPN2 and the ...

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Couture, Rutten Among PFL Broadcast Team

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The Professional Fighters League (“PFL”) today announced its broadcast team for the 2018 PFL Inaugural season. The team, which consists of MMA legends, world-class athletes, and veteran sports broadcasters will provide in-depth analysis, play-by-play announcements, and fighter background stories and interviews that will engage both long-standing MMA fans and new ...

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Equestrian Lifestyle Network Now Available on Xfinity X1

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Ride Television Network, Inc. today announced plans to bring RIDE TV, available as a subscription video on demand (SVOD) service and devoted exclusively to equine sports and lifestyle, to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform. Available over the internet on X1, RIDE TV is expected to launch this summer, giving Xfinity X1 ...

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PFL, ViewLift Partner For MMA OTT Content

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The Professional Fighters League (“PFL”) and ViewLift today announced a partnership that will leverage ViewLift’s technology to power the PFL’s digital platforms and bring MMA action, behind-the-scenes footage and statistics and metrics to fans worldwide. This partnership between the PFL and ViewLift will enable PFL to share OTT content, in-depth ...

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‘Nav Rules FAQ’ Video Debuts on America’s Boating Channel

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The United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) announces the debut of its streaming media video “Navigation Rules Frequently Asked Questions (Nav Rules FAQ)” and dedicated section of America’s Boating Channel™, which can be found online at americasboatingchannel.com (http://www.americasboatingchannel.com) and as a free mobile app available at Apple’s App Store and Google Play. ...

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Nationwide to debut Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year-themed commercial

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In continuing the company’s commitment to supporting philanthropic efforts across the country, Nationwide will debut a new television commercial to raise awareness of the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. “Goals” will make its television debut on Thursday, April 26 during first-round coverage of the 2018 National Football League (NFL) Draft on NFL ...

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