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HearMeCheer To Provide Live Fan Noise For Red Bulls Broadcasts

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HearMeCheer, the innovative and timely audio broadcast app that collects live fan noise and streams it into live sports television broadcasts, today announced a new agreement with the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer to provide live crowd noise for upcoming Red Bulls matches. As the New York ...

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Fox Foundation Collaborates with ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen For Parkinson’s Research

MIchael J. Fox

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) announced that Bill Rasmussen has joined its team to help speed a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Rasmussen is the storied founder of ESPN, the world’s first 24-hour, 7-days-a-week sports television network, who ushered in a new era of 24/7 broadcast sports news ...

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ESPN2 to Broadcast the Return of College Baseball

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College baseball is making a highly-anticipated return to television tomorrow with The Collegiate Summer Baseball Invitational (CSBI). ESPN2 will debut the event on the national stage, marking the first American team sports returning to the air since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, and the last chance for elite players to ...

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WTT Moves 2020 Season To W. Va., Matches On CBS, ESPN, Tennis Channel, WTT.com

WTT Stadium Court at The Greenbrier

World TeamTennis announced it has committed to play the entirety of its 45th season at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. This will be the first major professional tennis league to resume operations since the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19. All told, the 2020 World TeamTennis season will showcase a ...

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ESPN Celebrates 25 Years of “This is SportsCenter” with Sunday Specials

SportsCenter commercials

They have entertained and amused ESPN viewers for 25 years and along the way have created lasting memories for sports fans. ESPN will celebrate 25 years of iconic “This is SportsCenter” commercials with three programs airing Sunday, May 24, beginning at noon ET on ESPN. The shows will look back at ...

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USL eCup: Rocket League Edition Featured On ESPN Digital Platforms

USL eCup

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced its sponsorship of the USL eCup: Rocket League Division tournament. The tournament was launched to engage fans and create a fun online competition while live on-field matches are postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. HyperX will be providing Cloud Alpha ...

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“Willie,” The Incredible Life Story of Trailblazer and Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O’Ree, Announced Distribution Deal With ESPN

O'Ree Interview

Bryant McBride and Laurence Mathieu-Leger, producers of the critically-acclaimed documentary “Willie,” today announced a partnership with ESPN to air the film this spring in celebration of Black History Month. The film will be available through the month of February on ESPN Streaming On Demand, and will have four airings on ...

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American Cornhole League Pits Jones, Darnold; ESPN To Broadcast

ACL Super Hole-HORIZ

The American Cornhole League (ACL), the originator of competitive cornhole, is thrilled to announce that the Quarterbacks from both New York Football teams, Daniel Jones and Sam Darnold will step off the gridiron and onto the cornhole court for a special ESPN broadcast leading into the Big Game. The face-off, ...

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CrossFit Announces Open-Source Broadcast Of 2019 Games

Cross Fit Lift

CrossFit, Inc. announced the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games will be broadcast through an expansive network of amateur and professional partners. Over 30 outlets will receive an open-source feed to freely distribute the program on any platform or channel they choose. The unprecedented move allows traditional broadcasters, niche media sites, and ...

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WTT Launches 44th Season With New Teams, TV Partners

Venus Williams (Wikimedia Commons/Edwin Martinez)

When World TeamTennis (WTT) steps on the court for its 44th season it will be serving up a lot of change.  With arguably its deepest lineup of tennis stars since its inception, the eight-team league starts the year with two new franchises, the Vegas Rollers and Orlando Storm, a new multi-year ...

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