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ESPN.com Launching Site Redesign With Mobile-First ApproachPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14
ESPN.com is launching its "first major redesign in more than five years, freshening up one of the most popular online sports destinations." The new site "has been built with a mobile-first mentality, centered around three pillars." Mobile visitors will see a "single column headed by three main topic...
In the last four weeks, NBC has televised the NBA Finals, Wimbledon, the men''s and women''s U.S. Open and the MLB All-Star Game, which leads USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke to write, "Hardly a slack schedu
New Line Television has signed Jeffrey Pollack, Founder & former Publisher of THE DAILY, to a development deal. The first New Line/Pollack project is a weekly sports magazine program that will focus o
DENNIS RODMAN, "shirtless, shoeless and guzzling wine from a bottle, bounded onstage during" a PEARL JAM concert Sunday night in Dallas. Rodman became "hellbent" on performing the entire show with the
The "dismal state of the sports shoe market claimed two more victims yesterday when Venator, formerly known as Woolworth, and Sports Authority ... warned that second- quarter results would be much wor
CT-based Phoenix Home Life Mutual announced that it "will not serve as the title sponsor" of the Silver Bullets women''s baseball team. The CT Women''s Sports Council has been trying to entice the tea
Despite a lockout which threatens the start of the NBA season, the Knicks have raised ticket prices for their 43 home games at MSG "and want full payment upfront," according to Frank Litsky of the N.Y
SLOC named BRUCE DWORSHAK Dir of Press Operations for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Dworshak was a Senior Press Operations Official at the ''84 Summer Games, and was "brought in late to rectify" Atlanta''
NAMES: Former Knicks F and U.S. Senator Bill Bradley will be the guest editor for Petersen Publishing''s Sport Magazine''s first annual "Sports Heroes" issue (N.Y. POST, 7/8)....Willow Bay has joined
MLB averaged 31,447 fans per game during the 17 days and 224 games of interleague play -- 16% above the intraleague average of 27,152. Among the attendance highlights were the Yankees and Braves, who
In Pittsburgh, Dejan Kovacevic reports that the NHL "will try today to iron out the differences" between Penguins co-Owners Howard Baldwin and Roger Marino, who will meet with Commissioner Gary Bettma