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Turner Sports To Launch March Madness-Themed YouTube Channel For First Time

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 02 / 15

Turner Sports, which manages the NCAA’s digital rights, later today is launching a March Madness YouTube channel for the first time. The new channel -- YouTube.com/MarchMadness -- will feature real-time highlights and video recaps from all 67 games of the NCAA men's tournament. Press conferenc...

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Tags: Media, YouTube, TBS/TNT

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