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NBC and Yahoo Forge Digital Alliance for the Olympics and Other Things

For years, NBC and Yahoo have been fighting it out over how many people have been visiting their respective websites for Olympic news. Yahoo usually crows about the traffic hitting its site in huge numbers over NBCOlympics.com. This has made NBC execs see red over the Yahoo proclamations. But on Monday, the two companies which […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 19 — 25, 2013

Once again, it’s another busy week. Lots of premieres of various studio programs begin this week as Fox Sports 1′s launch continues. In addition, there are plenty of live games as we speed towards the beginning of college football next week and the NFL in September. Let’s get started. TELEVISION We have a lot of […]

Yahoo and NBC Sports Team Up for Two New Programs

Last year, Yahoo and NBC Sports announced a digital partnership which would include the exchange of talent and also content sharing. Today, we have the announcement of two new shows that will air on NBC Sports Network and will also stream live on both Yahoo.com and NBCSports.com. This will give NBC Sports Network some fresh […]

Grinding Out the Tuesday Linkage

Ok, lots of linkage to get to. Let’s not waste any time. Ken Fuchs, the Vice President of Yahoo Global Media talks about two new programs being co-produced by Yahoo and NBC Sports. John Ourand and Tripp Mickle in Sports Business Journal recap how NBC was able to land a huge NASCAR contract which will […]

Back-to-Work Monday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this rainy Monday in Southern New England. It may not be raining where you are, but where I am, it’s Ark Building Time. Starting with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, we learn that ESPN’s NBA Countdown crew is expanding its reach when the NBA Finals get underway. Richard also breaks news […]

The Big Dozen Sports Media Stories of 2012

Time for the look back at the Year in Sports Media in 2012. Lots of great stuff. The year has been very interesting and we have seen a lot of things. Just doing a Top Ten is never enough for the Year in Review. It’s always an even dozen with some honorable mentions mixed in. […]

NBC Sports Group & Yahoo! Sports Form Digital Alliance

Announced just before Sunday Night Football, Yahoo and NBC Sports have formed a digital partnership that would include editorial content, original videos, talent sharing, live event streaming and fantasy sports. Yahoo will link to NBC Sports Live Extra content including Sunday Night Football, the NHL, Notre Dame Football and other content the Peacock will stream. […]

Doing Our Friday Megalinks

Haven’t been able to provide the Friday megalinks in a while. Let’s do an edition today. Normally I include a link to the Weekend Viewing Picks, but I’ll be doing that tonight so you can find it on my site when it’s posted. If you follow me on Twitter or have an RSS feed, you’ll […]

Your Monday Linkage

Back to work for many of you. Let’s get some Monday links in. Mike McCarthy at USA Today says the networks have missed a competitive Tiger Woods. Tom Weir of USA Today adds that Cleveland Cavs owner Dan Gilbert has pulled his Quicken Loans ads from Rush Limbaugh’s radio show over a budding controversy. The […]

Bringing Out The Sunday Links

Let’s provide the links on this Sunday. Tim Goodman in the Hollywood Reporter writes about how the MLB Postseason remains compelling even without big market teams. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News notes that Game 4 of the National League Championship Series became the third most watched NLCS game on cable. John Eggerton of Multichannel says […]

Let’s Do Some Sunday Linkage

Time for some Sunday links. I’ll also attempt some Sunday thoughts later. Todd Spangler of Multichannel News writes that Comcast has dropped a lawsuit against DirecTV over its NFL Sunday Ticket ad campaign. Tom Weir of USA Today explains how ESPN’s Dick Vitale got so angry at a sports radio talk show that he hung […]

The Friday Night Megalinks

I’ve been to Newton, MA and back, South Kingstown, RI and back and all over my hometown of North Kingstown, RI and all of this today. It’s time to do the megalinks and get them all done in one sitting. There’s the Weekend Viewing Picks for your sports and entertainment programming. National Sports Business Daily […]

A Wednesday Link Thing

Let’s do some linkage on this Wednesday. Trying to do this early instead of late. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today who tells us what ESPN has promoted Trent Dilfer among its NFL analysts and dropped Matt Millen although he remains on its college football coverage. Cam Martin of SportsNewser is as confused as […]

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