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Here’s AOL’s Playbook for Becoming a Sports Content Leader, but Is It a Winning Strategy?

Yannis Pappas, comedian-turned-host of one of AOL's new sports video programs called 2 Point Lead, is sitting in a reception area-turned-makeshift-set in the middle of AOL's New York headquarters.

Nascar Legends Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Loom Large in New Campaign

Stock car legends Richard "The King" Petty and the late Dale "The Intimidator" Earnhardt won the most Nascar season titles with seven apiece—putting them in rarified air among the many drivers who have raced over the decades.

NBCU Olympic Ad Revenue Is Snowballing

NBCUniversal forked over some $775 million for the media rights to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but if history is any guide, the network is all but certain to recoup the cost of its original investment.

Fox Sports 1 Powers Through Its First Month

A month after its much-ballyhooed launch, Fox Sports 1 is proving itself to be a much more attractive advertising environment than its predecessor.

Fox Sports 1 Studio Shows Stumble Out of Gate

After getting off to a fast start a little more than a week ago, Fox Sports 1’s signature highlights show is having trouble finding an audience.

Fox Sports Grabs Rights to Golf’s U.S. Open

On the eve of the launch of its 24/7 cable network, Fox Sports has nailed down the broadcast rights to the U.S. Open, the second of the four major golf championship tournaments. 

Disney, Time Warner Confident About NBA Prospects

While rival networks may be licking their chops in anticipation of trying to wrest away the media rights to the NBA, both legacy partners said they are confident that they’ll renew their respective contracts with the league.

NBCU Revenue Soars on Cable, Broadcast Ad Sales Momentum

With the 2013-14 upfront receding in the rearview mirror, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke told investors this morning that the company’s broadcast and cable units have made “good p

NBC Sports Drives Off With Nascar Rights

On the eve of ESPN’s 18-race Nascar season, it appears that the network’s affiliation with auto racing is entering its final lap.

Disney’s Rasulo Dismisses the Fox Sports 1 Threat

While Fox Sports 1 believes it will be competitive with ESPN within a few years after its August 17 launch, at least one of Bristol’s corporate overseers seems all but dismissive of the startup’s chances.