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NBC Sports building buzz around Stanley Cup Playoffs with #PuckCakes - Posted April 17, 2014
There's nothing better than doing something IRL (in real life) to generate positive social buzz. We recently wrote about NBC's sports major social ... [Lost Remote]

NBC Sports Prepares Digital and Social Strategy for 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Posted April 8, 2014
Four months removed from another incredibly successful Winter Classic, the NHL is preparing its social and digital strategy f... [Lost Remote]

With the World Cup approaching, NBC Sports Digital partners with Soccerly.com - Posted March 17, 2014
Last Thursday, NBC Sports Digital announced a partnership with Soccerly.com, a site that launched a little over a year ago that has quickly become a top destination for soccer fans in the United States. As part of t... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Polk Awards Announced | Interview Upsets Skiier | Forbes.com Hacked - Posted February 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Polk Awards Announced | Interview Upsets Skiier | Forbes.com Hacked - Posted February 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC Olympics Formally Partners with Twitter to Promote Winter Olympics - Posted February 6, 2014
Beginning tomorrow, the world will turn its attention to the 2014 Winter Olympics; an outpouring of tweets will surely ensue. As the network with the rights to the games, NBC ha... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Testing Bitcoins | Tweet in Advertising - Posted January 6, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC Sports to stream both NFL wild card games; feature special social media analyst - Posted January 3, 2014
For the second consecutive season, NBC Sports will stream Saturday's Chiefs - Colts and Saints - Eagles wild card games via its 'NBC Sports Live Extra' desktop and ... [Lost Remote]

2014 NHL Winter Classic ties TV ratings record, sets other records - Posted January 3, 2014
On Thursday, we guessed th... [Lost Remote]

ESPN's dedication to TV anywhere and the second screen continues to pay dividends - Posted December 30, 2013
When we reported on ESPN's multi-platform growth in September, the company had just seen its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, mobile and tablets, according to comScore Multi-Platform data. While the number dropped in ... [Lost Remote]

An inside look at ESPN's growth across multiple platforms - Posted October 28, 2013
Despite increased TV competition, ESPN continues to show massive growth across multiple platforms. In September it saw its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, ... [3D Printing Insider]

An inside look at ESPN's growth across multiple platforms - Posted October 28, 2013
Despite increased TV competition, ESPN continues to show massive growth across multiple platforms. In September it saw its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, ... [Lost Remote]

Kentucky Derby on NBC to be most social horse racing event ever - Posted May 4, 2013
NBC Sports proved its social chops with its coverage of the 2012 Lo... [Lost Remote]

MSG's Al Trautwig Offers Insight into Professed Cheater Lance Armstrong - Posted January 18, 2013
By now you probably heard or saw Lance Armstrong make his official cheating declaration to Oprah Winfrey. Armstrong, a cancer survivor, was the most decorated cyclist ever with a record seven Tour de France victories. With h... [Fishbowl NY]

MSG's Al Trautwig Offers Insight into Professed Cheater Lance Armstrong - Posted January 18, 2013
By now you probably heard or saw Lance Armstrong make his official cheating declaration to Oprah Winfrey. Armstrong, a cancer survivor, was the most decorated cyclist ever with a record seven Tour de France victories. With h... [FishbowlNY]

Wishpond Serves Up Easy, Engaging Facebook Marketing - Posted November 8, 2012
Trying to think of a way to create a fun contest that will make Facebook fans engage with your brand? Stop thinking. Wishpond, wh... [AllFacebook]

NBC Sports Flubs LA Kings Merchandise Email - Posted June 12, 2012
Silly of me to think that after winning the 2012 Stanley Cup, the Los Angeles Kings would actually be referred to as the Los Angeles Kings. Nope. The latest flub during this two-month playoff run comes to us from NBC Sport... [FishbowlLA]

NBC Sports Signs Broadcast Deal with MLS - Posted August 10, 2011
NBC Sports Group has signed a three-year deal with Major League Soccer (MLS) that will see 45 MLS games and four U.S. men's games broadcast per season on NBC and the newly branded NBC Sports Network, which will officially change its name from Versus in January 2012. The new partnership begins... [SportsNewser]

Versus Set To Become NBC Sports Network On Jan. 2 - Posted August 1, 2011
The NBC Sports Group will announce Monday that the Versus network will be renamed the NBC Sports Network, effective Jan. 2. "This is more than just a name change for Versus," NBC Sports Group boss Mark Lazarus ... [TVNewser]

Chargers-Cowboys Replaces Hall Of Fame Game On NBC - Posted July 26, 2011
The NFL announced Tuesday that the San Diego Chargers-Dallas Cowboys game has been moved from Saturday, Aug. 20 to Sunday, Aug. 21. It will be televised nationally on NBC as a replacement to the Aug. 7 Pro Football Hall of Fame game, that was ... [SportsNewser]

NFL Cancels Hall Of Fame Game - Posted July 22, 2011
With the lockout approaching Day 132 and counting (nice try, Roger), the NFL was forced to ... [SportsNewser]

Wimbledon Leaving NBC After 43 Years, Headed To ESPN - Posted July 3, 2011
According to Sports Business Journal, ESPN is close to finalizing a full-rights package with The All England Club for Wimbledon -- ending NBC's 43-year association with the tournament. "We are proud of our 43-year partn... [PRNewser]

NBC Issues Apology For Omitting God From Pledge Of Allegiance Video - Posted June 19, 2011
NBC apologized Sunday for removing the words "Under God" ... [PRNewser]

NBC Issues Apology For Omitting God From Pledge Of Allegiance Video - Posted June 19, 2011
NBC apologized Sunday for removing the words "Under God" ... [SportsNewser]

Dan Patrick Will Host Games 5-7 Of Stanley Cup Final - Posted May 11, 2011
Dan Patrick will return to the NHL on NBC for Games 5-7 of the Stanley Cup Final. C... [SportsNewser]

Michele Tafoya Joins NBC's Sunday Night Football - Posted May 4, 2011
Michele Tafoya has officially joined NBC Sports as a sideline and feature reporter for Sunday Night Football. Tafoya ... [SportsNewser]

NBC Sports Nabs Best Wild Card Saturday In 16 Years - Posted January 9, 2011
Last night's New York Jets victory over the Indianapolis Colts earned a 20.8 overnight rating and 33 share, the highest rating ever for a primetime Wild Card Saturday game. It was also the best two-game average overnight rating... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NBC Sports Nabs Best Wild Card Saturday In 16 Years - Posted January 9, 2011
Last night's New York Jets victory over the Indianapolis Colts earned a 20.8 overnight rating and 33 share, the highest rating ever for a primetime Wild Card Saturday game. It was also the best two-game average overnight rating... [SportsNewser]

SNF Earns 12.6 Overnight Rating In Week 17 - Posted January 3, 2011
Sunday Night Football went out on a solid note last night, earning the best overnight rating in nearly a decade for the NFL's season-ending game. Seattle's riveting 16-6 victory over St. Louis earned a 12.6 overnight r... [SportsNewser]

NHL Winter Classic Moved To 8 p.m. ET - Posted December 31, 2010
The National Hockey League announced on Friday afternoon that the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will move from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m ET on Saturday night. The decision to move the game back was based on the latest meteorological reports, which show an ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Vikings-Eagles Earns 15.2 Overnight Rating - Posted December 29, 2010
Based on the overnight ratings, the NFL might want to look into football on Tuesday night. Last night's special edition of Sunday Night Football between the Minnesota Vikings and the Philadelphia Eagles earned a 15.2 over... [SportsNewser]

Sunday Night Football Postponed Until Tuesday - Posted December 26, 2010
Due to city of Philadelphia officials concerns about an incoming blizzard, the Sunday Night Football contest between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings has been postponed until ... [SportsNewser]

NHL, NBC Sports, Facebook Set NHL Winter Classic Challenge - Posted December 23, 2010
The National Hockey League and NBC Sports will team up with Facebook to give away p... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Sports Crew Discusses 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Posted December 21, 2010
With the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic less than two weeks away, announcers ... [SportsNewser]

Ravens-Steelers Scores 14.6 Overnight Rating - Posted December 6, 2010
Last night's Sunday Night Football thriller between rivals Pittsburgh and Baltimore scored a 14.6 overnight rating and 23 share according to the Nielsen Company. Ratings are u... [SportsNewser]

Cris Collinsworth's Football Website To Partner With NBCSports.com - Posted December 6, 2010
Cris Collinsworth's new website, FootballPros.com, will move to NBC... [SportsNewser]

Sunday Night Football Earns 13.0 Overnight Rating - Posted November 29, 2010
NBC's Sunday Night Football contest between San Diego and Indianapolis earned a 13.0 overnight rating and 19 share, up slightly from last year's Week 12 game (Pittsburgh-Baltimore). For the 12th straight week, Sunday ... [SportsNewser]

NBC Sports, 4mm Games, Facebook Become Dog Show Friends - Posted November 24, 2010
NBC Sports and 4mm Games have officially gone to the dogs, announcing the development of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NBC Sports Talk App Debuts for iPad - Posted November 22, 2010
NBC Sports is talking iPad apps with the release of its NBC S... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sunday Night Football Earns 14.2 Overnight Rating - Posted November 15, 2010
Sunday Night Football recorded their fourth best overnight of the 2010 NFL seaso... [SportsNewser]

NBC Sports Going For Guinness World Record On SNF - Posted October 28, 2010
NBC Sports will go for a Guinness World Record for the world's largest Halloween gathering during Sunday Night Football betw... [SportsNewser]

Vikings-Packers Third Best SNF Ever - Posted October 25, 2010
Last night's Sunday Night Football game between Minnesota and Green Bay was the third-best SNF overnight ever, earning a 16.0 rating and a 25 share. Ratings were up 54 percent compared to last year's Week ... [SportsNewser]

Sunday Night Football Tops Ratings For Fifth Week - Posted October 11, 2010
For the fifth straight week, Sunday Night Football was the top rated program on Sunday night, earning an 11.7 overnight rating and 19 share. San Francisco vs. Philadelphia was eight percent higher than last year's Sunday Night Football Week ... [SportsNewser]

NBC Sports to Air Kentucky Derby Through 2015 - Posted October 7, 2010
NBC Sports and Churchill Downs have reached an agreement in principle to keep the Kentucky Derby on the broadcast network through 2015. The deal also includes rights to the Kentucky Oaks, which is held the Friday before the Derby. Terms of the agreement, including the price paid, were not disclosed, but sports... [SportsNewser]

Ratings: Manning Bowl 2 Bests the Original - Posted September 20, 2010
Last night's much-hyped match-up between the Indianapolis Colts (and Peyton Manning) and the New York Giants (with Eli Manning) may not have been the most exciting game in ... [SportsNewser]

Redskins-Cowboys Highest "SNF" Overnight Ever - Posted September 13, 2010
Last night's Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboys earned a 16.6 overnight rating and a 26 share, the highest rating for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" since returning to the network in 2006. The game surpassed the opening of Cowboys Stadium last year (16.5/27) an... [SportsNewser]

Today's Must-Read: Dick Ebersol on All Things Sports Media - Posted September 13, 2010
In a must-read interview, Broadcasting & Cable's Jon Lafayette speaks to NBC Sports & Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol... [SportsNewser]

2010 NFL Kickoff Delivers Record Ratings For NBC Sports - Posted September 10, 2010
Update: Nielsen nationals are in, and the game drew 27.5 million viewers, the most for a regular season match-up since the Green Bay Packers took on the Dallas Cowboys in November, 1996. NBC Sports released the followuing statement from NBC Sports & Olympics chairman ... [SportsNewser]

NBC Universal Brings Out the Big Guns For NFL Kickoff - Posted September 8, 2010
NBC Universal plans to leverage all of its networks and shows to promote its coverage of the 2010 NFL season kickoff between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings in New Orleans. NBC's "Today" and "NBC Nightly News will be live on-site in the city, with "Access Hollywood," Weather Channel's "Wake up... [SportsNewser]

Mike Florio, Pro Footbal Talk Going to Sunday Nights - Posted September 2, 2010
When NBC Sports partnered with football blog Pro Football Talk and its founder Mike Florio last year, the goal was to boost the company's web presence. Now it seems, it is going both ways. Florio ... [SportsNewser]

SBJ: Five Sports Predictions for When Comcast Completes NBCU Acquisition - Posted September 1, 2010
Sports Business Journal's John Ourand has a column this week outlining five sports predictions for when Comcast finally completes its acquisition of NBC Universal. It is a good read, which starts out obvious (... [SportsNewser]

2010-2011 NHL Schedule Takes to the Ice - Posted August 26, 2010
The Winter classic will kick-off NBC's coverage of the National Hockey League this season, with Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins taking on the Washington Capitals at Heinz Field Jan. 1. After the Winter Classic, NBC will begin it... [SportsNewser]

Report: Dick Ebersol Takes a Tour of Golf Channel - Posted August 24, 2010
NBC Sports & Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol was seen taking a tour of Golf Channel's headquarters last week, according to Sports Business Journal's... [SportsNewser]

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