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The ACC Finally Lands Its Own TV Network Through a Partnership With ESPN

It will launch in 2019

Following years of speculation, ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference finally came to an agreement this morning to partner on a TV network dedicated to the ACC's member schools. As part…

With Second 'Podcast Upfront,' IAB Hopes Brands Will Buy Into Audio Advertising

NPR, ESPN and others will pitch original shows

Buoyed by the success of popular podcasts like Serial and This American Life, the Interactive Advertising Bureau is hosting its second annual Podcast Upfront this fall to bring together publishers, advertisers and…

Q&A: Laila Ali on Sports Humanitarians and How Much Her Father Cared About People

Plus, being a contestant on the new Celebrity Apprentice

Ahead of the ESPY Awards Wednesday night on ABC, ESPN will hold its second annual Sports Humanitarian Awards tonight. The event at the Conga Room at L.A. Live will air…

ESPN The Magazine Teamed With Gatorade for This Mysterious, Tech-Savvy 'Body Issue' Cover

Shazam reveals code-covered star

ESPN The Magazine has eight main covers this week for its annual Body Issue. They feature NFL player Vince Wilfork, soccer star Christen Press, MMA fighter Conor McGregor and three-time NBA…

Millennial Males' Love for Drone Racing Might Help It Become the Next Nascar

DRL's first event attracted 40 million viewers

Last spring Nick Horbaczewski didn't have a clue what drone racing was. Now he's the CEO and founder of the Drone Racing League (DRL), with investors that include Miami Dolphins…

Warriors-Cavs Finale Is the Most-Watched NBA Game Since Michael Jordan Era

ABC broadcast surpasses 30 million viewers

Though it may not be as impressive as ending Cleveland's 52-year title drought, LeBron James helped the NBA end another streak. Sunday night's thrilling finish to the 2016 season was the…

New ESPN Series Shows How O.J. Simpson Changed Advertising—and It Changed Him

Hertz ads, not football, made 'the Juice' a superstar

If you thought FX's superb The People v. O.J. Simpson was the definitive TV miniseries about the NFL star turned criminal, you ain't seen nothing yet. Just wait until tomorrow, when…

How Bill Simmons' The Ringer Will Be More Than Just 'Grantland 2.0'

It will branch out from sports and entertainment

Typically, Bill Simmons writing about the impending free agency of an NBA superstar wouldn't garner any more attention than any other column in the popular sportswriter's arsenal. But last Friday, when…

What Makes This Year's NBA Finals Rematch So TV Friendly?

Play-by-play veteran Mike Breen on Curry and LeBron

Ever since last June, when Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors were celebrating the franchise's first title in 40 years on the home court of their vanquished opponent, the…

The 10 Most Memorable Moments From This Year’s Upfronts

Which network was the funniest, and which had the best Hamilton parody?

That's a wrap on upfronts week, where the networks were unusually cordial to one another—well, except for Jimmy Kimmel—as they banded together to attack a common foe: digital video companies. But…

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