Sports TV

March 14, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016 allege Fox News exploited the slaying of their son as a "political football." Joel and Mary Rich claim in a lawsuit that Fox News, a reporter and a guest commentator used "lies, misrepresentations and...
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Providence's Alpha Diallo (11) shoots over Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big East men's tournament final Saturday, March 10, 2018, in New York. Villanova won 76-66. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 11, 2018 - 8:56 pm
The Latest on NCAA Tournament selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 8:54 p.m. The last time Jamie Dixon had been part of an NCAA Tournament berth with TCU was 31 years ago as a senior guard for the Southwest Conference champion Horned Frogs. On Sunday, coach Dixon and his Big 12 team gathered at...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, gamers compete during the Athens Online mega-lan gaming expo hosted by eSports at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. The NHL is making its first foray into the world of esports that follows the lead of the NBA, NFL and FIFA. The league is launching the 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship on Friday, March 9, 2018, a tournament that will crown a champion in June in Las Vegas. League officials and esports experts say it’s a way to attract millennials to hockey and to find new ways to connect with current fans. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)
March 09, 2018 - 11:22 am
Rob Simmelkjaer got his introduction to hockey playing "NHL 94" on Sega Genesis. "I got to know the players and the teams, who played what position," the NBC Sports executive recalled. "I think that's something that the NHL can benefit from by putting esports front and center." The NHL did just...
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Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden speaks during a press conference at the NFL Combine, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
February 28, 2018 - 11:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to the podium and flashed that mischievous smile. "I'm very excited to be back here in Indianapolis," Gruden declared. "I sure have missed...
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A security person stands near the Olympic flags during a ceremony to mark the arrival of the Olympic flag and start of the flag tour for the Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022 at a section of the Great Wall of China in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
February 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC finished the Pyeongchang Olympics by averaging just under 20 million viewers with its prime-time coverage on the network, NBCSN cable and live streaming, which was a 7 percent decline from the Winter Olympics of 2014. The Nielsen company said that the NBC-only average in prime...
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February 26, 2018 - 9:40 am
CBS Corp. is rolling out a 24-hour streaming sports news network that will feature the day's top news, highlights and analysis. The company said Monday the network will have a DVR-like functionality that allows viewers to watch previous segments and jump back into live programming seamlessly. CBS...
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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 30k cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 25, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: GRAND FINALE: There's a moment in NBC's terrific documentary about the social forces surrounding the 1968 Mexico City Olympics where the late sportscaster Howard Cosell appears, declaring that "to pretend the Olympic games...
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United States' Matt Hamilton prepares for their turn during the men's curling finals match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. United States won gold. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South...
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Television personnel work inside of the International Broadcast Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Live television has always presented challenges, but NBC's Olympic stumbles this month have unfolded before an audience ready to pounce. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
February 24, 2018 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC can count on making a profit for its 18 days of telecasting the Winter Olympics from South Korea. The network's ratings started strong and slipped a bit as the games went on, and executives say it will end up about where they expected. Young viewers are flocking to their devices...
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, right, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 1:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: FIGHT TO THE FINISH: It was the "showdown everyone's been waiting for," analyst Tanith White said. "Brass knuckles under velvet gloves," Johnny Weir said. NBC practically panted in its effort to make the competition between...
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