Media & Technology: Sports Media
- Redskins Get Big Win in SCOTUS Trademark Decision
by Andy Berg June 2017
The Washington Redskins’ battle over the legality of its trademarked name may finally be over, as the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that offensive trademarks are protected under the First Amendment.
- Opinion: Fans at Televised Games Should Watch Their Mouths
by Scott D. Pierce June 2017
A couple of bad things happened to the Nashville Predators on Sunday. First, they lost Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Pittsburgh Penguins, who claimed their second straight championship. And, second
- South Korea Olympics On Track, but Lack Local Buzz
by Thomas Maresca June 2017
Since the country's first ski resort opened in Seoul some 40 years ago, it has been the center of South Korea's small but growing winter sports culture.
- Youth Soccer Players Show Support with Team Haircut
by Courtney Cameron June 2017
After controversy over a youth soccer tournament disqualification attributed to a player’s mistaken gender, eight-year-old Mili Hernandez’ teammates made a public show of solidarity.
- Opinion: MLS TV Plan Makes No Sense
by Scott D. Pierce May 2017
It's no secret that Major League Soccer's national television ratings are not good. Last year, national telecasts averaged 188,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1; 247,000 on UniMas; 308,000 on ESPN/ESPN2; and 696,000 on the Fox broadcast network. MLS trails every other "major" sports league in TV ratings -- MLB, NBA, NHL. Distressingly, MLS ratings trail American TV ratings for the English Premiere League.
- South Carolina Adding Arena Scoreboard, Ribbon Board
by David Caraviello May 2017
USC has hired South Dakota-based electronics company Daktronics to design, manufacture and install a new center-hung scoreboard and ribbon displays.
- NHL Combine to Remain in Buffalo
by John Vogl May 2017
"The Buffalo Sabres, HarborCenter complex and the City of Buffalo have proven to be amazing hosts and the ideal location for our annual Scouting Combine," said Dan Marr, the director of NHL Central Scouting.
- HS Coach Canned Over Communication with Millennials
by Courtney Cameron May 2017
Stan Luketich, who founded the Phoenix Desert Vista high school baseball program in 1996, has been fired after 42 years of coaching and two state championships. According to Luketich, when he asked the administration for a reason he was told, “You do not effectively communicate with millennials.”
- MLS All-Stars to Play Real Madrid
by Foster Mike April 2017
The All-Star Game, which since 2005 has featured European clubs against MLS All-Stars, will be played at Soldier Field. It is the first time a La Liga team has played in the All-Star Game.
- Female Athlete Earns Division II Football Scholarship
by Courtney Cameron April 2017
Graduating senior Becca Longo just became the first female student-athlete from Basha high school in Chandler, Ariz., to sign a college football letter of intent for NCAA Division I or II.