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Meet the 30 Most Powerful Women in Sports

From center court to C-suite, they're dominating the starting lineup

There was a time when sports was considered a man's world—but that's ancient history now. Whether it's breaking records, influencing thinking, making money or striving past what were once thought…

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…

Jimmy Kimmel Proves He’s Still the King of Upfront Week

Compares ABC to an 'enormous paper shredder'

Despite a strong set from Seth Meyers during NBCUniversal's upfront on Monday, fellow late night host Jimmy Kimmel proved this afternoon why his annual roast on ABC's upfront stage is…

ESPN Is Measuring How Many People Tune In at Bars, Gyms and Even Maternity Wards

Downplays subscriber losses during theatrical upfront

For the second consecutive day, Hamilton made it's way into the opening of an upfront. Broadway stars Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. bookended ESPN's upfront this morning from The Minskoff…

ESPN Is Forging a Partnership With Vice to Reach a New Generation of Sports Fans

Viceland will air 30 for 30 films

For years, ESPN's upfront has been mostly a celebration of its perch atop the sports TV marketplace: the self-styled Worldwide Leader flexing its muscle as the unchallenged victor. That's still mostly…

Q&A: What It Means to Be the First Female Editor of a National Sports Mag

ESPN The Magazine's Alison Overholt

Specs Current gig Editor in chief, espnW and ESPN The Magazine Previous gig Editor in chief, espnW Age 39 Twitter @alisonoverholt Adweek: There's been a lot of buzz around the fact that you're the first…

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