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Here’s How Much the Pentagon Paid Sports Teams for Military Tributes

'Paid patriotism' has cost taxpayers $6.8 million since 2012

You know the scene—a stadium full of 60,000 thankful fans gives a standing ovation as the Jumbotron shows members of the military, or an active-duty soldier shows up to surprise…

How Will the Fantasy Football Fiasco Affect NFL Teams' Sponsorship Deals?

28 clubs are on the hook

To help keep stadium seats filled this season, teams like the New York Jets are offering sponsored fantasy football scores and TV highlights on their video boards to replicate the…

7 Under-the-Radar Accounts Sports Fans Should Really Be Following on Twitter

These people know how to entertain

For many sports fans, Twitter is still the social media platform of choice. It's often where sports reporters break news. Sometimes they get it wrong in a big, conspicuous way and…

What Marketers Need to Know From Today's Apple Event

Changes afoot for the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Apple Watch

Apple held its annual developers event today in San Francisco, where it debuted a bevy of product upgrades for the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Apple Watch.  Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple's new…

José Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays Shares His Favorite Apps and Cereals

But he won't use Twitter to campaign for an all-star spot

Specs Age 34 Claim to fame Right fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays; six-time player in the MLB All-Star Game Base Toronto and Tampa, Fla. Twitter @JoeyBats19 What's the first information you consume in the…

ESPN Deportes Says Live Sports Coverage Is the Key to Reaching Hispanics

And it benefits advertisers, too

Hispanics love sports and watch them live. That is the takeaway from ESPN Deportes' annual upfront presentation on the 44th floor of the famed Hearst Tower in New York City…

12 Tweets That Sum Up the Baltimore Orioles' Game Without Spectators

Twitter messages range from sarcastic to serious

It's been a troubling week in Baltimore where riots erupted after the funeral of Freddie Gray, an African-American man who suffered spinal injuries while in police custody and died April…

This Startup Delivers Athletic Entertainers That Millennials Love

Whistle Sports will pitch quirky performers and lacrosse at NewFronts

Brian Selander got his start in politics, helping run Bill Bradley's 2000 bid for president and then serving as strategy chief for Delaware Governor Jack Markell. A New Jersey native…

NBA Ditches Coke for Pepsi After a 30-Year Partnership

Pepsi gets beverage rights for all 4 major sports leagues

By severing Coca-Cola's nearly 30-year relationship with the NBA, PepsiCo will achieve a clean marketing sweep of the four major professional sports leagues this fall. Under the five-year deal, PepsiCo will…

New MLB Commish Says Digital Media and Hispanic Marketing Can Grow Baseball

Rob Manfred also wants faster play, in-market streaming and more social

Rob Manfred's reign as the 10th commissioner of Major League Baseball will begin in earnest Sunday night with the first pitch of the regular season. The 56-year-old former lawyer, who…

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