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TNA Rebranding Flagship Show As Impact Wrestling

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling’s flagship program will be rebranded as Impact Wrestling, beginning Thursday at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on Spike TV.

“While the name change is subtle, it is also very powerful. TNA is proud to be in the wrestling business, and not afraid to say it. And, to emphasize our commitment we have added the word ‘wrestling’ to our already well-known ‘iMPACT!’ brand,” said TNA chief marketing officer Al Ovadia. Read more

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Tiger Woods Takes His Talents To Apple App Store

PGA golfer Tiger Woods entered the mobile app world on Wednesday with “Tiger Woods: My Swing.”

Woods teamed up with developer Shotzoom on the app, which is intended for golfers of all skill levels. For $9.99 in the Apple App Store, golfers looking to improve their game will receive the following:

  • Enhanced video capture
  • Side-by-side swing comparison with Tiger Woods
  • Advanced golf swing analysis and how-to demonstrated by Woods
  • Ability to see progress over time
  • Sharing and feedback tools tied to friends and community members
  • Exclusive updates from Woods Read more

The SportsNewser Interview: Harold Reynolds

It’s been nearly five years since Harold Reynolds‘s life changed forever.

The former second baseman was a mainstay of ESPN’s baseball coverage, serving as the lead studio analyst for Baseball Tonight.

But Reynolds, 50, was fired in 2006 from ESPN for giving an intern a hug.

Yes, a hug.

Reynolds filed a lawsuit against ESPN for breaching his million-dollar contract. In April 2008, ESPN settled the lawsuit, giving Reynolds a seven figure settlement.

There’s no denying Reynolds talent, and after gigs with and SportsNet New York, he was hired by the MLB Network in 2009.

SportsNewser talked to Reynolds at the MLB Urban Invitational a couple of weeks ago about how his feelings towards ESPN and the day-to-day grind of being an analyst during baseball season.

SportsNewser: Do you have a preference to working in the booth or back in the studio? Read more