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MLB Network Begins 17 Hours Of Opening Day Coverage March 29 at 9 a.m. ET

As next Thursday, March 29, will mark the first time since 1968 that every team across Major League Baseball begins their season on the same date, MLB Network will provide 17 hours of live Opening Day coverage beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET, including analysis, breakdowns and highlights of all 30 ...

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‘The Year of the Pitcher’ Highlighted In Book 50 Years Later

Baseball fans know 1968 as “The Year of the Pitcher”—batting averages and ERAs looked like those of the Deadball Era across the board, led by the last 30 game winner, Denny McLain of the Tigers, and the MLB record 1.12 ERA of the Cardinals’ Bob Gibson. Those two big personalities ...

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Professional Darts Finds A Numbers Home On BBC America

So is darts becoming the next poker? The numbers from the new home of the sport in the U.S., BBC America, seem to show that a niche sport, one that is wildly popular overseas, has over 16 million players in the U.S. and is as easy to explain to the ...

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Amazon Prime Video Announces ‘All or Nothing’ Global Sports Docuseries

Amazon today announced that following the success of the Emmy-winning All or Nothing NFL series, Prime Video is launching additional sports programming on the service underneath the All or Nothingumbrella. These upcoming series will share the creative excellence of the All or Nothing brand, offering unprecedented access to a team’s entire season, character-driven storytelling and ...

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New Ruth Book Explores Lasting Legacy

Babe Ruth’s grandson Tom Stevens calls it “the first real effort to explain his enduring popularity,” and Stevens should know. He wrote the Foreword. BABE RUTH – A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic is a book that explores the legacy of Ruth on many fronts, both in and beyond baseball. ...

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Footaction Debuts ‘UNCOVER’ with REVOLT TV

Footaction (@Footaction) has teamed up with photographer Jonathan Mannion and recording artist Freddie Gibbs to debut a new content franchise, “UNCOVER Presented by Footaction.” The conversation, hosted by radio personality Mando Fresko, focused on how lifestyle and culture intersect. The pilot episode of UNCOVER was shot in front of a studio audience at Footaction’s Capsule 213 ...

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FITE announces TV syndication deals for “FITE In Focus”

FITE.TV, the premium digital network for live streaming of combat sports globally, unveiled today it has signed distribution agreements with select TV stations to start airing FITE original programming – FITE In Focus – on a weekly appointment viewing schedule through broadcast syndication. Starting this month, FITE In Focus weekly ...

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‘Shotmakers’ To Premiere Monday, April 9, On Golf Channel

Shotmakers, an innovative new golf competition where precision shotmaking meets intense strategy in a fast-paced format, was announced today. Premiering Monday, April 9 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, Shotmakers will feature the fun, social experience for which Topgolf® is known, blending entertainment, golf and technology throughout the competition. The announcement was made today by Phil Piazza, Golf Channel ...

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SiriusXM To Broadcast Every NCAA Men’s Tournament Game

SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive coverage of the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, airing every minute of every game on both satellite radios and the SiriusXM app, and providing in-depth daily coverage of the tournament on its exclusive 24/7 college sports talk channels. SiriusXM listeners nationwide can ...

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PGA TOUR, SiriusXM Agree to Four-Year Extension

The PGA TOUR and SiriusXM announced today that they have reached a four-year extension to their broadcasting agreement, which will continue extensive tournament coverage on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio for subscribers nationwide through 2021. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio listeners enjoy live coverage of every round of most PGA TOUR events ...

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