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Univision, ESPN Score Digital Victories During 2014 World Cup

Both networks report record increases in traffic, livestreaming

Germany may have won the World Cup, but official U.S. broadcasters Univision and ESPN are both celebrating their digital performances. Across all its platforms, Univision Digital said it had more than 27.5…

LeBron James Give Sports Illustrated Its Best Day Ever Online

Sees highest traffic

LeBron James' big decision turned into Sports Illustrated's biggest day online. The iconic sports magazine says James' story drew 6.1 million visitors Friday, the day the website broke the news…

Ad of the Day: Proud New Yorkers (and a Few Other Familiar Faces) Tip Their Hats to Derek Jeter

Jordan Brand's round of respect for a retiring legend

Respect. That’s what Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees is about. Everyone from Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan to Yankee haters tip their caps to Jeter in an epic…

World Cup Helps FC Barcelona Win Big on Instagram

Social video rankings favor sports and simplicity

While sports fans around the globe have been glued to their TV sets for the World Cup, social media marketers for FC Barcelona have made great use of the huge…

Inside ESPN's Social Media War Room During the Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever

Germany-Brazil shattered all World Cup expectations

I arrive late to the Germany-Brazil World Cup game on the assumption that I have plenty of time before the match really heats up. This turns out to be completely…

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…

Univision Streaming Video Stops Being Free on Friday

Ratings set records, but digital will require a cable sub from now on

It's going to be harder to watch the World Cup on Univision at your desk come Friday. And if you have Comcast, you're out of luck completely. Univision, which had the…

This ESPN Ad Will Get You Even More Pumped Up for Today's USA-Belgium Match

Bruised and bloodied, not beaten

You may have heard there's a little soccer match being played today. In honor of that game—USA versus Belgium, for those who have somehow avoided World Cup news (to which…

U.S. Soccer Team Scores on Instagram

World Cup fever comes to social video

If your sports business friends don't know that the typical athletics-focused consumer seems to love Instagram video, do them a favor and tell them. United States Soccer is the latest…

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…

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