Media & Technology: Sports Media
- Comcast Drops Big Ten Network Outside Conference
by Naples Daily News April 2018
Comcast has dropped the Big Ten Network from states it considers outside of "Big Ten states" and the channel already is off the lineup in Southwest Florida, where legions of transplants and seasonal residents from those states live full or part time.
- Player in Humboldt Crash Misidentified
by Jeremy Hainsworth and Rob Gillies April 2018
The Ministry of Justice for Saskatchewan province said the mistake occurred partly because all the Broncos players had dyed their hair blond for the team's appearance in the playoffs and because all the young men had similar builds.
- Bus Tragedy Resonates Throughout Hockey Community
by Mike Harrington April 2018
Fifteen people, including several players and the head coach, were killed Friday night in Saskatchewan when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's bus was plowed into by a semi while en route to a playoff game.
- March Madness TV Deal Works for CBS, Turner
by A.J. Perez April 2018
The March Madness TV package shared by CBS and Turner Sports may resemble a joint custody of sorts from the outside.
- Do Major Sports Help Push Junk Food on Kids?
by Jennifer Kaplan Bloomberg April 2018
Kids and teens are seeing a lot of junk food ads while they’re watching sports, potentially creating associations between athletic feats and unhealthy fare, according to a new study.
- Could San Antonio Become Home to MLB Team?
by Quinton Martinez April 2018
The city is a tourist destination that has helped it host Final Fours, bowl games, the Big 12 Championship football game and even hosted the New Orleans Saints after Hurricane Katrina. But what does it need to do to become a true major league city?
- London Mayor Wants Super Bowl, MLB Games
by Adam Zielonka March 2018
Sadiq Khan made his intentions clear: He wants London to attract an NFL franchise and host a Super Bowl. The mayor of London spoke about sports and the city in an interview with Talksport, a London-based sports radio station and website.
- Radio Host Inspires College Athletes with Survival Story
by Brad Schmitt March 2018
Sports radio personality Rachel Baribeau wanted to take back the headlines and change America's perception of college football players. And she would do it by challenging those players, one campus at a time.
- Sacramento Kings Owner Addresses Fans After Protests
by Courtney Cameron March 2018
Thursday’s game between the Sacramento Kings and the Atlanta Hawks was delayed as protesters gathered around the city to protest Sunday’s fatal shooting of 22-year-old, unarmed Stephon Clark.
- C-USA Inks TV Deal, Will Appear on Multiple Platforms
by Ed Miller March 2018
Conference USA announced a media rights deal Wednesday that will put an additional $200,000 per year in member schools’ coffers, according to sources familiar with the deal.