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Ross Levinsohn Joins Scout Media as Executive Chairman

Yahoo veteran teams again with James Heckman

Scout Media, a men's sports and lifestyle digital publisher, has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, the company's CEO James Heckman announced. Levinsohn served as CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, which…

Fans Tell the Story in NFL's New Campaign and Contest

Free Super Bowl tickets will go to community group as large as 62

Nearly half of American sports fans call pro or college football their favorite sport. For the second season in a row, the NFL will invite millions of fans to share…

Which MLB Team Has the Best Logo?

Fans tell us what resonates most when it comes to branding

Now that the World Cup has ended in dramatic overtime fashion, it's time to switch gears to America's pastime. It all starts Monday at 8 on ESPN with the Gillette Home…

Does America Now Like Soccer? World Cup Ratings Hint at It

U.S.-Belgium got a 9.6 rating on ESPN, 1.8 on Univision

Yes, that's it for the U.S. in the World Cup, but we went out with a bang: ESPN boasted its second-highest rating ever for a soccer match with a whopping…

ESPN Breaks Record as Fans Watch Instead of Working

Linear viewership lags behind Ghana, Portugal matches, digital soars

ESPN metered market numbers for yesterday's 12 p.m. match between the U.S. and Germany got a 6.3 rating, including an hour of pregame starting at 11 a.m. That's great, considering…

The Redskins Have Been Stripped of Their Trademarks [Updated]

Team will appeal its right to seize your homemade jerseys

Update: That's it for the name "Washington Redskins," at least as far as legally protected trademark status goes. The appeals board at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has stripped…

Jamie Horowitz Jumps From ESPN to NBC’s Today Show

Veteran producer joins the morning wars on Dec. 1

The worst-kept secret in morning news officially was let out of the bag today, as NBC confirmed that veteran ESPN producer Jamie Horowitz will take the helm at the Today…

NBCUniversal Strikes Gold With Megawatt Olympics Deal

Inks $7.65 billion deal with IOC; wins rights through 2032

In a surprise development, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced that NBCUniversal has secured the media rights to the Olympic Games through 2032. The agreement, which covers broadcast rights across…

NBA Bans Donald Sterling for Life

Commissioner Adam Silver brings the hammer down on Clippers owner

In taking swift and decisive action against racist Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday effectively dismantled a nuclear-grade suitcase bomb. Speaking at a press conference…

Magna Global Eyes 6% Rise in U.S. Media Sales

World Cup, political spend will give TV a shot in the arm

Magna Global announced today that it revised its 2014 U.S. advertising forecast slightly upward, eyeing a 6 percent increase in overall media sales, for a total of $168 billion. The media agency…

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