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Topic: Sports

Facebook's Sports Stadium Is Having a Rough Super Bowl

And users are airing frustrations on Twitter

The Carolina Panthers are down 13-7 at halftime of Super Bowl 50, but Facebook might have had a worse first half. The social giant launched Sports Stadium a couple weeks ago…

How Super Bowl 50 Could Give a Boost to Verizon's Go90

Streaming live concerts, and the Big Game

While Super Bowl 50 could set another TV viewership record, the audience that matters most to advertisers–adults 18 to 49–has been largely stagnant in recent years. But that may have to…

Sports Illustrated's First Comprehensive App Has a Feature That Could Boost Video Views

Watch a clip while browsing other content

Sports Illustrated has been around for 62 years, but it's a newbie when it comes to mobile. Though the longstanding sports brand has launched a few specific apps for its Kids…

In New Thursday Night Football Deal, CBS Will Share Games With NBC

More visability, and revenue, for the NFL

After sharing the slate of Thursday night NFL games with the nascent NFL Network for the last two seasons, CBS is now forced to share the lucrative franchise with one…

E*Trade Named Exclusive Sponsor of ESPN's 'Did You Know?' Franchise

Connecting sports fans to their investments

As data continues creeping into the sports world—more general managers these days have Harvard MBAs instead of experience on the playing field—making decisions based on stats is becoming commonplace. So when…

As NBA Moves Into Prime Time, ABC Hopes to Turn Sleepy Saturday Night Into a Slam Dunk

Get ready to see basketball every night of the week

Once the domain of true crime series and procedural drama reruns, Saturday nights are suddenly getting a lot more competiteve on broadcast TV. The networks have seen ratings hits with everything…

How the NFL’s Return to Los Angeles Ensures Major Growth for the League

The Rams are heading west

At long last, the NFL is returning to Los Angeles, or at least suburban Inglewood, Calif. After a meeting in Houston today, the league's owners voted 30-2 to approve the St.…

Ratings Drop Sharply for College Football Playoff's Second Championship Game

Viewership down 23% from last year

Despite a high-scoring, back-and-forth national championship game, the College Football Playoff had a sophomore slump. Alabama's 45-40 victory over Clemson Monday night averaged 25.6 million viewers, tumbling 23 percent from last…

Why ESPN Isn't Worried About New Year's Eve Competition for the College Football Playoff

Will viewers choose Alabama-Michigan State or Ryan Seacrest?

As throngs of people pack together like sardines in Times Square and various restaurants and bars across the eastern U.S., two powerhouse college football programs will be fighting for a…

How 6 Powerful Women in Media and Marketing Redefined the Rules of Leadership

It starts with authenticity

Women are having a moment. Ignited by Sheryl Sandberg's manifesto, Lean In, the issue of gender equality became part of the national discourse. And it has remained there thanks in large part…

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