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Will Controversial Sports Team Names Be Gone in Five Years? Prominent Native American activist says yes

Could the National Football League’s Washington Redskins and other pro teams with names that some groups and individuals find offensive shed those monikers sooner rather than late? Perhaps in the…

September 11, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

NHL Stars to Suit Up for Winter Olympics World’s finest hockey players to play in 2014 Sochi Games

After much deliberation, the National Hockey League on Friday announced that it will be sending its players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Per the terms of a joint…

July 19, 2013, 3:13 PM EDT

Leo Burnett Honors Chicago Blackhawks With McDonald's Hockey-Stick Fries Hometown support at a bus shelter

Would you like an NHL championship with that? Leo Burnett in Chicago found an appetizing way to support the Blackhawks during their Stanley Cup run this summer, creating a special…

June 27, 2013, 9:20 AM EDT

There’s No Place Like Dome CBS scares up huge ratings with new sci-fi drama

CBS on Monday drew a huge crowd with the premiere of its ambitious scripted series, Under the Dome, delivering 13.5 million total viewers and a staggering 3.3 in the adults…

June 25, 2013, 2:18 PM EDT

Fast Break: TBS to Air Final Four in 2014 College hoops title game shifts to cable in 3 years

After three years of sharing the rights to the NCAA Men’s Division I National Basketball Tournament, CBS and Turner Sports have agreed to accelerate their transition game. Beginning in March…

May 7, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: StubHub Ticket Oak gets the caffeine jitters in new spot from Duncan/Channon

StubHub’s unnerving Ticket Oak is back, and this time the arboreal altruist is in the throes of acute caffeine intoxication. As seen in a new 30-second spot created by agency of…

April 1, 2013, 2:06 PM EDT

Show Me the Moneyball: March Madness Generates $1 Billion in Ad Sales Kantar Media study puts college hoops at the head of the class

Arguably the most spellbinding three weeks in sports, the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship now stands as the most lucrative postseason advertising juggernaut. According to a new report from Kantar…

March 6, 2013, 1:12 PM EST

NHL Uses Full-Page Newspaper Ads to Apologize to Fans for Lockout Letter to run in every franchise city

Sorry is as sorry does. Case in point: The National Hockey League is placing full-page apology ads in major U.S. and Canadian newspapers in the run-up to resumption of play…

January 18, 2013, 8:32 AM EST

NHL Lockout Ends League, players' union reach tentative agreement on a new CBA

The National Hockey League and the players' association this morning reached a tentative agreement to end a lockout that wiped out 625 regular season games and left fans and network…

January 6, 2013, 4:31 PM EST

Burke: NBC Profits 'Could Be Dramatically Higher' Exec cheered by early successes but says there’s 'long, long way to go'

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke on Friday (Oct. 26) told investors that he isn’t satisfied by recent improvements at the broadcast division. Speaking during Comcast’s third-quarter earnings call, Burke acknowledged that while…

October 26, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT

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