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Silver Details FiveThirtyEight Relaunch With ESPN On March 17, Timed To March Madness03 / 10 / 14
FiveThirtyEight Founder Nate Silver on Saturday at the SXSW conference in Austin "revealed a slew of details" about the site's new home on ESPN, according to Sam Laird of MASHABLE. The site "will launch on March 17, just in time for college basketball's annual March Madness tournament." The "basketb...
A traveling circus sponsored by ABC and ESPN will be hitting the streets this fall. The show features such things as sports stars demonstrating their skills and interactive educational games designed
Motorola''s Wireless Sports Channel (WSC) announced its new Contender sports information service. Contender "rounds out" the full line of Sports-To-Go update services for pocket receivers that update
As part of its year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary, the NFL will host "its first network prime time special" on ABC on January 26, according to INSIDE MEDIA''s Mike Reynolds. The one-hour sh
Nicholas Niles, 51, President of THE SPORTING NEWS Publishing Co. was named to the additional role of President, CEO and Publisher of GOLF MAGAZINE Properties last week. Niles oversaw a "major upturn"
Sports Illustrated Television announced it will make its sports programming available for the syndication market. SITV signed up Raycom, Inc. a national events, marketing and syndication company, to r
Time Warner begins its interactive experiment in Orlando on Wednesday. The Orlando system "is undoubtedly the most futuristic network introduced so far" (Edmond Andrews, N.Y. TIMES, 12/12). Analyst Ma
Sports-Tech Int''l, a company that makes computerized video- editing systems for sports teams, said Friday it is being acquired by Dainichi Electronics of Tokyo for $1.1M. The sale could be completed
"How spooked is TSN by CTV''s plans to start up a rival Canadian sports channel (with regional programming)?," asks William Houston in Toronto. "Insiders say TSN is particularly concerned about the hu
In a joint announcement by SEC Commissioner Roy Kramer and ESPN Senior VP/Programming John Wildhack, ESPN and the SEC have reached an agreement for the network to televise football and basketball thro
While "Monday Night Football" celebrates its 25th anniversary this season, fans in Portland and Seattle continue their 25th year of aggravation. Because stations KOMO in Seattle and KATU in Portland r