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eBay For Charity And ESPN Announce Annual ESPY Day Auction To Support The V Foundation

Today, eBay for Charity and ESPN announced the launch of the annual ESPY Day Auction. In connection with the 25th annual ESPY Awards on July 12, the charity auction gives shoppers the opportunity to bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences at some of the world’s most famous sporting events, including Wimbledon and the Super Bowl. ...

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MLB Network heads to Miami for all-access coverage of 2017 All-Star week

The 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Miami’s Marlins Park is less than two weeks from today, and MLB Network has every angle covered, with the most comprehensive programming leading up to and throughout All-Star Week. Following the announcement of the 2017 All-Stars on Sunday, July 2, MLB ...

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Nickelodeon, Tampa Bay Lightning Owner Vinik Dive Into eSports

Super League Gaming, the global community platform that offers accessible eSports competitions, content and social interactions for amateur gamers, today announced that it has received $15 million in Series C funding from Nickelodeon, a division of Viacom, DMG Entertainment, a SoftBank-managed fund, Toba Capital, and multiple traditional professional sports team ...

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Alaska Airlines introduces Seattle Mariners-themed plane to commemorate the club’s 40th anniversary

It’s something Bill Stein, Ruppert Jones and Glenn Abbott probably never imagined. Today Alaska Airlines announced that it has unveiled a specially-marked Boeing 737-800, featuring the Seattle Mariners logo and the 40th anniversary design across the fuselage. The official hashtag of the Mariners-Alaska partnership, #MyOhMariners, appears next to the boarding ...

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3rd Annual ‘Talk of the Town’ Brings Together Four Iconic Sports Announcers

When four award-winning play-by-play announcers from the biggest sports teams in North Texas get together, it’s a notable event. In fact, it’s a rare opportunity and DFW’s four major radio play-by-play voices will be sharing the stage on Thursday, July 13th for Talk of the Town. Eric Nadel (Texas Rangers), ...

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Amazon Greenlights Untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France Project

Amazon today announced it has greenlit an untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France series for Prime Video. The Amazon Original Series is a documentary adventure series about the incredible athletes competing in the 104th Tour de France and the food that keeps them alive. The series follows Grant, known as ...

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Talk Stream Live Launches “Sunday Night Sports Talk” with Don and Galen Criqui

Talk Stream Live announces the launch of their second syndicated network talk show Sunday Night Sports Talk with Don and Galen Criqui. The show makes its debut July 2nd airing every Sunday night at 9 PM ET offering two hours of sports commentary with a unique give and take only ...

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ESports And Gaming Advisory Business Gets Deeper With New Business Launch

eSports remains the Wild West, with companies looking for the best way in but knowing very little. A new advisory business launched today with the hopes of bringing some sanity to all aspects of the fast-growing platform, from events to the college space. ReKTGlobal, Inc., announced a business expansion with ...

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Unikrn and Betgenius Partner to Create Immersive Live Esports Betting Platform

Betgenius, the global leader in providing sportsbook technology to regulated bookmakers and lotteries, today announced a landmark agreement with Unikrn, the world’s leading esports bookmaker. Betgenius will provide Unikrn with a captivating in-play betting product, featuring fully automated prices for thousands of live events, including all major League of Legends, ...

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Samsung, MLB Virtual Reality Content Partnership Brings Fans Closer to the Game

“Through our partnership with MLB, we’re taking sports entertainment to a new level as we continue to explore what’s possible with VR,” said Michael Schmier, vice president of content and services, Samsung Electronics America. “Now, with Samsung Gear VR, fans all over the world will be transported right into the ...

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