Topic: ABC Sports

TNT Tips Off NBA Playoffs With Rihanna Turner net preps big promo push

With the curtain set to go up on the 2013 NBA Playoffs, Turner Sports is priming the promotional pump with a little help from Rihanna and the Crossroads of the…

April 19, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT

NBA Commish Stern to Step Down in 2014 League boss caps a 30-year run

The National Basketball Association today announced that commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, drawing to a close his 30-year tenure. Stern will be replaced by NBA deputy commissioner…

October 25, 2012, 3:26 PM EDT

ESPN, Nissan Return to the Heisman House Gridiron greats huddle up for fall campaign

Robert Griffin III has an arm like a howitzer and can shoot the eyes off a potato bug at 40 paces. He also runs a 4.41 in the 40-yard dash,…

August 30, 2012, 5:21 PM EDT

ESPN, Nissan Move Into Heisman House Automaker gathers football legends for new campaign

What happens when 11 Heisman Trophy winners are picked to live in a house and have their lives taped? Well, for starters, people stop being polite to Mark Ingram. In a…

September 2, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT

NBA Lockout Will Cost Networks Billions Pro hoops debacle could be a disaster for ESPN, TNT

Minutes after the NBA officially announced the July 1 lockout, Sacramento Kings forward/center DeMarcus Cousins offered what was perhaps the most cogent, and funny, take on the players’ financial prospects.…

July 1, 2011, 12:57 PM EDT