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MLB Network to feature live & new original programming throughout All-Star Week

Unparalleled behind-the-scenes access to MLB All-Stars, plus two live games featuring baseball’s best prospects and two new documentaries will be featured in MLB Network’s programming throughout Major League Baseball’s 2016 All-Star Week. Originating from San Diego’s Petco Park, MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, three-time All-Star Sean Casey, Mark DeRosa, Peter Gammons, ...

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Shannon Spake Joins FOX Sports

FOX Sports announces the addition of veteran sports reporter Shannon Spake, who joins the network as a sideline reporter for its college football and college basketball coverage and serves as a member of its NASCAR broadcast team on pit road and in the NASCAR RACE HUB studio. Spake also will ...

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Nickelodeon’s ‘Soccer Superstar’ Season Two Premieres Friday

The search is on for the best teen female soccer player in the U.S. in an all-new season of Soccer Superstar, a NickSports reality competition series, premiering Friday, July 15, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nicktoons.  Hosted by gold medalist Heather Mitts, the second season of the series follows 12 ...

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Topps Now Hits UFC 200

Topps is bringing its popular TOPPS NOW™ program to the UFC beginning with UFC 200. The Topps.com-exclusive product will showcase amazing bouts and top moments. The physical trading cards will be available for a pre-sale for UFC 200 starting today. The cards will feature the winners of the big fights, ...

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NBC To Present Most Olympic Coverage Ever From Rio

The networks and digital platforms of NBCUniversal will present an unprecedented 6,755 hours of programming for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this August, NBC Olympics announced today. NBC will broadcast 260.5 hours of Olympic programming, including coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, ...

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National Indoor Football League Gears Up to Take the Field

The National Indoor Football League (“NIFL”) has begun organizing the more than 34 teams it will have around the country. This month the NIFL will announce its first football team, which is expected to be announced in Dallas, Texas. NIFL management claims that it will take advantage of, and leverage, ...

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United Airlines and Tribeca Digital Studios Team Up on Exclusive Documentary

For thousands of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games represent the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the culmination of a lifetime of hard work and sacrifice. Today, customers on United flight 408 from Newark Liberty to Chicago O’Hare will get a surprise screening of ...

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

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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Bvddy Closes $1.5 Million Funding To Expand Its Innovative Technology Tool To New Cities, Empowers Sports Players To Find And Connect With Sports Partners

Bvddy, a new technology tool that enables sports players to find and connect with sports partners, announces that it has closed $1.5 million pre-Series A capital to expand into new cities and make it easier than ever before for sports players to find their next pickup basketball game or tennis ...

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Top NBA Draft Prospect Ben Simmons Featured In New Foot Locker Commercials

Foot Locker launched two 30-second commercials featuring top Draft prospect Ben Simmons, on YouTube today. The brand’s latest spots focus on Simmons seeking advice for his upcoming rookie season. In the first spot “It’s Not Real Yet” – set prior to the Draft – Simmons produces his own, homemade Foot ...

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