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Facebook Enlists Popular Soccer Teams, Athletes To Help Drive Live Streaming EffortsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16
Facebook has "drafted a roster of soccer teams and stars to create live videos in hopes that the world’s most popular sport can help the social network score with its live streaming efforts," according to Steven Perlberg of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Of the roughly $50M Facebook has "agree...
The following lists final national ratings from last weekend''s select network sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NASCAR Bri
Fox Sports Senior VP/Media Relations Vince Wladika denied a report (THE DAILY, 8/4) that Fox Sports Net may be required to show RHI games due to a three-year-old contract between Fox partner Liberty M
After "weeks of speculation," Toronto''s "The Fan," CJCL-AM, "finally has decided to pull the plug on the syndicated Fabulous Sports Babe" (TORONTO SUN, 8/7). The station canceled The Babe "because of
TNT will televise three world title fights live from The Theater at MSG on "Title Night on TNT," a live boxing card on September 22. The event marks TNT''s first entry into boxing, which will be produ
Ad revenue for CBS SportsLine last year "soared well beyond the industry average of 157%, climbing 475%," while Disney''s ESPN SportsZone''s jumped 36% to $9M in ''97, according to David Sweet of the
On the next episode of HBO''s "Arli$$" (Sunday, 11:00pm), Arliss knows as well as any agent that helping a client to overcome obstacles in his personal life is part of the job. So when All-Star shorts
Thousands of Bills fans who were able to see blacked out Bills home games via a Syracuse TV station last year "will be shut out" this fall, after the NFL informed CBS''s Syracuse affil, WTVH, that its
TV: CBS Sports kicks off its NFL coverage with the 49ers-Seahawks "American Bowl" exhibition game, live from Vancouver on Saturday at 8:00pm ET. Greg Gumbel and Phil Simms will call the game. CBS also
The ABL''s ''98-99 TV coverage will include regular- season games on Fox Sports Net and two postseason games on CBS, but BET "elected not to return to the ABL bench" after covering regular-season Satu
ESPN/ESPN2''s broadcasts of the Great American Insurance ATP Championship in Cincinnati, to be held August 10-16, will feature new broadcast innovations, including use of up to five new camera angles.