Topic: Ncaa

Are You Ready for Some (Cheap) Football?

Weak economy spurs deal sites to pitch pigskin tix; enter Crowd Seats

In a climate where Groupon’s stock plummet has sullied the general outlook for deals sites offering everything from pole-dancing classes to Bermuda vacations, maybe a pure sports platform is just…

How's March Madness Performing Online? Who Knows?

Turner, CBS hoard data; comScore doesn't have any

So how’s this year’s NCAA tournament performing on the Web? Only CBS and Turner know for sure. Earlier in the week, Turner released Web numbers for this year’s NCAA men’s basketball…

GM Opts Out of Q2 Upfront Buys

Carmaker looks to cleave TV costs

General Motors has thrown the transmission in reverse, exercising options to cancel a substantial portion of its second-quarter upfront commitments. According to several sources, GM has pulled out of nearly 50…

Northwestern Mutual Scores NCAA Partnership

CBS, Turner Sports broker corporate sponsorship for insurance company

Northwestern Mutual has brokered a deal through CBS Sports and Turner Sports to become an official corporate partner of the NCAA, representing the life insurance, wealth management and retirement-planning services…

Raise Your Man Boobs With Pride, Football Fans

EA Sports celebrates the 'totally devoted'

Not that you could tell by the triple-digit temperatures in some parts of the country, but it's almost fall, better known to many as football season. That means drunken tailgate…

ESPN chronicles bracket-picking process

Here's a fun spot from the hoopsters at Wieden + Kennedy promoting ESPN's Tournament Challenge. (Is there a big college basketball tourney this month? Someone really should alert the nation's…