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Nielsen Launches National Out-of-Home Reporting Service with ESPN as First Client

Today, Nielsen announced the commercial availability of its National Out-of-Home Reporting Service and that ESPN has subscribed to be the first client. This opt-in service will provide ESPN and other television networks that subscribe with program and commercial ratings for Live through Live + 7 days of time-shifted viewing. In ...

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L.A. Rams Subject of Season 2 Of Amazon’s ‘All or Nothing’

Amazon has announced it has greenlit season two of the Emmy-nominated All or Nothing, an Amazon Original Series produced by NFL Films. This season of All or Nothing will give Amazon Prime members access to an NFL season unlike any that’s been captured on screen. Customers will get to see ...

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Glu Launches MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 Featuring NL MVP Kris Bryant

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play mobile games, today announced the availability of MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 on the App Store and Google Play. In partnership with MLB, the Major League Baseball Players Association, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association and ...

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IIHF Women’s World Championship Starts Friday; Streaming on NHL.com

The 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship begins Friday (March 31) at USA Hockey Arena in the Detroit suburb of Plymouth, Michigan, with athletes from the top eight nations in the world competing for the gold medal. Tickets to all games in the tournament, which is being staged in the U.S. ...

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Appel Spins Another Gem With ‘Stengel’

When Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966, author Marty Appel surmises, he likely “played with or against or managed more” fellow Hall of Famers than any of the then-100+ enshrinees. Having been born before Babe Ruth, started his playing career in ...

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Cubs Wins Keep Extending Into The Social Space

The Chicago Cubs’ dominance coming off their World Series title continued into the Hot Stove and through the spring, according to MVP Index and 120 Sports, who released their baseball social rankings today. Chicago and Kris Bryant are the most socially relevant team and the top social post of the ...

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A Little Heat For Drag Racing? Last Second Sponsor Removal Could Signal New Top Fuel Rivalry.

Sponsorship in auto racing of any kind is not an easy go, but in Drag Racing it can be even tougher. So what happens when a driver gets a sponsor logo removed from his car because it was objectionable? In bad taste? No. Offered up an illegal activity? Nope. Maybe ...

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Brent Musburger Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that Brent Musburger will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sports this year. “As a sports fanatic, I have followed Brent Musburger from when we were both starting at CBS and throughout his illustrious career at ESPN,” said Bob ...

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World Teamtennis Co-Founder Billie Jean King Sells Majority Stake Of Historic League

Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) announced today that the league’s co-founder and sports icon Billie Jean King sold her majority ownership of the world-renowned sports organization to Mark Ein, founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. King will retain a minority stake ...

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Team Cuba Shutout Gains First Topps Now English/Spanish Card

Today’s combined shutout by four Team Cuba pitchers marks the first Topps NOW card to be produced in both English and Spanish. Bladimir Banos, Vladimir Garcia, Livan Moinella and Miguel Lahera combined for the 6-0, one-hit win over China in the second game for each team. The four lanzadores are ...

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