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LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City lift the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Twitter signs deal to stream Premier League highlights in the UK

As Twitter continues to sign streaming deals, it has signed an agreement with Sky Sports for English Premier League highlights. This will allow Twitter users in the UK and Ireland to watch real-time highlights on the @SkyFootball account. In addition, the agreement allows for post-match analysis. So now, fans who have received the scorn from […]

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Viewing Picks for July 28, 2016

All Times Eastern CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Edmonton Eskimos — ESPN2, 9 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m. Golf Women’s British Open, Marquess Course, Woburn Golf Club, Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom 1st Round — Golf Channel, 4:30 a.m. 1st Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. PGA Championship, Baltusrol Golf […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  Brad Pickett of England celebrates his victory over Francisco Rivera of USA during the Bantamweight Bout of the UFC Fight Night  at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

UFC signs a new broadcast deal in the UK

UFC has signed a new deal with BT Sport so the UK cable sports network can continue airing mixed martial arts events. The new deal keeps UFC on BT and expands its deal to air original UFC programming through 2018. UFC’s deal with BT Sport gives the network the rights to air every main card […]

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Dhani Jones will join NBC’s Olympic team

Former NFL linebacker and host of NBC’s Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, Dhani Jones, will be part of the voluminous team that the Peacock is sending to Rio next week for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Jones will be sent to various venues as a reporter and also contribute to The Olympic Zone, a 30-minute nightly program that […]

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Viewing Picks for July 27, 2016

All Times Eastern Basketball Women’s Women’s National Team Showcase, Bob Carpenter Center, University of Delaware, Dover, DE United States vs. France — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League, Clem Spillane Field, Wareham, MA Hyannis Harbor Hawks at Wareham Gatemen — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — […]

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ESPN’s Joe Tessitore one of the last to see Nebraska punter Sam Foltz alive

The tragic car accident that claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler has shocked the college football community. It has sent shockwaves around the Big Ten Conference. Both Foltz and Sadler were taking part in a kickers camp in Wales, Wisconsin when they drove off during a torrential rainstorm. […]

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Big Ten Network to offer new original programs

It’s hard to believe that Big Ten Network will enter its 10th year of operation. Back in 2007, Big Ten Network debuted with the monumental Appalachian State upset of Michigan and hasn’t looked back. Being one of the most successful league-owned networks, Big Ten Network is trying to stay fresh with some new original programs premiering […]

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Rachel Nichols to host Outside the Lines and Pardon the Interruption this week

As the NBA is in its dead period in the offseason, host of the Association-centric The Jump on ESPN, Rachel Nichols will be branching out beyond basketball this week. Nichols will host Outside the Lines today and tomorrow and then on Thursday and Friday, head to Washington, D.C. to co-host Pardon the Interruption along with […]

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Viewing Picks for July 26, 2016

All Times Eastern Basketball USA Men’s National Team Showcase, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA United States vs. Communist China — NBA TV, 10 p.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League, Whitehouse Field, Harwich, MA Orleans Firebirds at Harwich Mariners — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. College Football B1G Football Media Day 2016: Day 2 of 2 — […]

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PlayStation Vue adds NFL Network and NFL RedZone to its streaming lineup

Continuing its aggressive policy to sign stations and networks for its streaming TV service, Sony has announced that it has signed an agreement with the NFL Network and NFL RedZone to add both to PlayStation Vue in time for the 2016 regular season. This adds to the recent signing of 9 local CBS affiliates (four […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 23: A general view of the Olympic and Paralympic Village for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Barra da Tijuca. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games on July 22, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

HBO’s Real Sports to investigate the human cost of the Olympics

With the Rio Olympics less than two weeks away, it’s natural to get excited about the Games and the athletes who will participate. However, as Rio de Janeiro races to get its facilities and security ready for the massive operation of the Games, there are several problems that have come into the spotlight. Over at our […]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07:  The Twitter logo is displayed on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 in New York City. Twitter goes public on the NYSE today and is expected to open at USD 26 per share, making the company worth an estimated USD 18 billion.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Twitter signs deal with MLB Advanced Media to stream live MLB and NHL games

Continuing its strategy to sign deals for live streaming events, Twitter has announced a deal with MLB Advanced Media to provide both MLB and NHL games on the social media platform. The deal will call for one live out-of-market MLB and NHL game per week along with a nightly sports highlight show to be produced […]

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Viewing Picks for July 25, 2016

All Times Eastern Basketball Women’s Olympic Exhibition, Galen Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA United States vs. USA Select Team — NBA TV, 10 p.m. CFL Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. College Football B1G Football Media Day 2016: Day 1 of 2 — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m. 2016 […]

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Louisiana sports radio host arrested in domestic dispute

Jordy Hultberg, a former LSU basketball and current sports radio host in Lafayette, LA, is accused of pushing his estranged wife into a dresser after she caught him with another woman. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office says Hultberg’s wife went to his house to check on him after her daughter was worried about him. […]

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More local CBS stations added to PlayStation Vue; four in NFL markets

Sony’s PlayStation Vue streaming TV service is getting farther off the ground. Multichannel News reports that Vue has now hashed agreements with local CBS stations in nine markets and all are outside of the network’s owned-and-operated station group. According to Multichannel, the affiliates are owned by Midwest Television, Raycom and Sinclar in several smaller markets. […]

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