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If Facebook Likes Were Votes, This Is How the 2016 Presidential Race Would Play Out

Sanders beats Clinton, 3-1

FiveThirtyEight has partnered with Facebook to gauge the popularity of the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates—in terms of likes. The project, called The Facebook Primary, compares the number of page likes each…

As eSports Grows Online, TV Networks Like TBS and ESPN Are Hoping to Cash In

And it's helping brands reach elusive male millennials

When TBS premieres its inaugural eSports competition on May 27, advertisers and programmers will be watching closely to see if the nascent world of organized multiplayer video gaming is ready…

Sports Illustrated's First Comprehensive App Has a Feature That Could Boost Video Views

Watch a clip while browsing other content

Sports Illustrated has been around for 62 years, but it's a newbie when it comes to mobile. Though the longstanding sports brand has launched a few specific apps for its Kids…

E*Trade Named Exclusive Sponsor of ESPN's 'Did You Know?' Franchise

Connecting sports fans to their investments

As data continues creeping into the sports world—more general managers these days have Harvard MBAs instead of experience on the playing field—making decisions based on stats is becoming commonplace. So when…

As NBA Moves Into Prime Time, ABC Hopes to Turn Sleepy Saturday Night Into a Slam Dunk

Get ready to see basketball every night of the week

Once the domain of true crime series and procedural drama reruns, Saturday nights are suddenly getting a lot more competiteve on broadcast TV. The networks have seen ratings hits with everything…

The Donald Trump Decoder: Adweek's Guide to the Man and His Brands

And how they've fared during his controversial candidacy

It comes as little surprise that the most Googled questions about the GOP presidential front-runner include "What did Donald Trump say yesterday?" and "What did Donald Trump say now?" Despite—or…

Here’s How ESPN NFL Host Suzy Kolber Got Her First Big Break

From local TV to the 'Worldwide Leader'

ESPN's Suzy Kolber is a pioneer among women in sports media regardless of whether or not she wants to admit it. Kolber is a legitimate NFL mind, respected across the…

Ratings Drop Sharply for College Football Playoff's Second Championship Game

Viewership down 23% from last year

Despite a high-scoring, back-and-forth national championship game, the College Football Playoff had a sophomore slump. Alabama's 45-40 victory over Clemson Monday night averaged 25.6 million viewers, tumbling 23 percent from last…

As Football Nears the End of a Hugely Successful TV Season, Ad Slots Are Few and Far Between

Buyers love the NFL's massive, real-time reach

The holiday season is over, and while Santa may be taking some well-deserved time off, a few networks still have a big present to unwrap in the form of playoff…

Nate Silver: 'Trump Has More of a Chance Than Bernie' of Winning a Nomination

Stats wiz talks presidential hopefuls and the demise of Grantland

Specs Current gig Editor in chief, FiveThirtyEight, a Disney/ESPN property Previous gig EIC, FiveThirtyEight, a New York Times property Twitter @NateSilver538 Age 37 Adweek: What are the biggest differences between partnering with The New York Times…

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