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Topic: Major League Baseball

Instagram Data Shows NASA's Fútbol Fun Hit the Back of the Net

From 230 miles up: Go-o-o-o-al!!!

Since the moon landing 45 years ago, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has a fairly stellar track record for creating buzz from outer space through broadcast channels. Since its…

Instagram Absolutely Loved This Young Woman's Snowboarding Stunt

Elena Hight's 'double backside alley-oop rodeo' killed in social

It's a great time of year for sports, with the NBA Finals, the French Open in its final stretch, the World Cup almost here and the MLB regular season in…

Can Indie Ad Agencies Thrive in the Merger Era?

Nimble and tech-savvy shops dodge both acquisition and bankruptcy

Inside a converted manufacturing building in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, N.Y., lies an independent ad agency called Breakfast. Its tiny band of workers sits before a tight cluster of…

Houston Astros Pull Off an Amazing 0.0 Nielsen Rating

No one—literally no one—watched Monday’s baseball game

Houston, we have a problem. According to Nielsen live-plus-same day data, the Astros’ Monday afternoon home game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scratched, delivering a 0.0 rating on Comcast…

MetLife Changes Yankee Stadium Outfield Sign to Appeal to Japanese Audience

Insurer knows baseball is big in Japan

What do the New York Yankees and Japan have in common? Well, there’s definitely baseball, to which many international fans, as well as new pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and players Hiroki Kuroda…

BBDO N.Y. Launches Lowe's Daytona 500 Work

Latest sports spot as shop gets MLB account

This weekend during the Daytona 500, BBDO New York will break a new Lowe’s TV spot supporting its twelve-year sponsorship of the #48 Chevrolet driven by Jimmie Johnson. The ad…

Fox to Secure Controlling Stake in YES Network

Conglomerate to take an 80 percent interest in Yankees’ home RSN

21st Century Fox on Friday announced it would take a controlling stake in YES Network, upping its of Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network, raising its ownership position in the RSN…

NFL, MLB Urge Supreme Court to Take Aereo Case

Sports would move to pay TV, leagues argue

The National Football League and Major League Baseball have joined with broadcasters in asking the Supreme Court to shut down Aereo. In an amicus brief filed with the court, the…

Red Sox Drive Solid World Series Ratings

Fall Classic rebounds from last year’s low-water mark

In clinching their third World Series title in 10 years, the Boston Red Sox helped Fox post solid, if unspectacular, ratings. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, Wednesday night’s clincher delivered a…

Boston Blowout Doesn’t Put a Damper on World Series Ratings

Fox scores as Sox takes Game 1

An unhittable Jon Lester and a bevvy of bearded batsmen may have turned Game 1 of the 2013 World Series into a blowout, but that didn’t seem to shake up…

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