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Spider-Man, NBA Fan: Sony Pictures And ESPN Team Up For Four Innovative Spots Airing During NBA Finals

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When fans tune into the NBA Finals on ABC, they’ll be joined by two superfans – superheroes Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Tony Stark/Iron Man. In advance of the July 7 release of “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” this summer’s most highly anticipated movie, ESPN CreativeWorks and Sony Pictures have collaborated on a series of ...

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ESPN & USA Ultimate Reach Multi-Year Deal

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USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and proud member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and ESPN announced today a multi-year agreement whereby ESPN will present the sport’s premier event properties, including the Triple Crown Tour. As part of the agreement, ESPN ...

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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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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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Boxing Still Finding TV Homes With New ESPN Deal

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Boxing has taken its share of hits in the past couple of decades, falling in the public eye among all sports and in particular behind mixed martial arts, whose fortunes have risen, seemingly in inverse proportion to those of the “sweet science.” But all is not lost for the sport ...

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Fitch: Long-Term TV Deals Strengthen U.S. Sports 2017 Outlook

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Declines in TV viewership early in the NFL season have turned out to be little more than an election-related blip and will not adversely affect the stable outlook in place for U.S. sports finance next year, according to Fitch Ratings in its 2017 outlook for U.S. sports. The primary reason ...

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Burke, Trask Among WISE Award Finalists

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Two noted broadcasters, Doris Burke of ESPN and Amy Trask of CBS Sports Network, have been named finalists for the 2017 Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Women of the Year Award. It will be presented to three women at the 23rd Annual WISE Women of the Year Awards Luncheon ...

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ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen to be inducted into Cynopsis Sports Business Hall of Fame Thursday in New York

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ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen, the legendary entrepreneur who single-handedly changed the way the world watches sports and television, is among the four individuals who will be inducted into the Cynopsis Sports Business Hall of Fame in New York tomorrow, Thursday, June 23rd, in a ceremony at the New York Athletic ...

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