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ESPN to extend Dick Vitale through the 2021-2022 season (EXCLUSIVE)

Vitale’s new deal with ESPN will take him through what would be his 42nd year with the network. His ultimate goal? Broadcast a game when he is 100.

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Soccer Fans Prefer Full Games To Highlights, Study Says

According to the “New Age of Soccer Fandom” study released by Bleacher Report, 63% of soccer fans prefer to watch a full game over highlights.

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Shannon Sharpe in contract talks. Will he stay with Skip?

Shannon Sharpe’s contract is up in July. Will he stay with Skip Bayless and FS1?

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Julian Edelman to Star in Own Showtime Sports Documentary

The star Patriots wide receiver will get his own biography treatment in a new documentary coming from Showtime Sports later this month.

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Viewership for NBA Playoffs Down 14% Heading Into Finals

Across 76 telecasts on ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV, this year’s playoffs are averaging 3.95 million viewers, compared to 4.61 million viewers over 78 games through the same point last year.

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Heading into NBA Finals, ESPN Doubles Down on Stephen A. Smith (EXCLUSIVE)

If this year’s NBA Finals were to go seven games, Smith could host as many as eight primetime specials across SportsCenter and First Take for ESPN.

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CrossFit Deletes Its Facebook Account, Denounces “Utopian Socialists”

The fitness and regime company posted a bullet-pointed list of grievances with the social media network in the days following their exodus.

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Golf Digest Back Charging For Growth With New Owner

Golf Digest is set to embark on its third ownership transition in its nearly 70 years of operation and all signs point to growth under new owners.

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USA Today Turns to First-Person Videos To Better Engage Audience

“What I’m Hearing” has exploded onto the scene thanks to a combination of quick-hitting news and a social-friendly video approach.

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How Access Has Changed The Conversation Around Digital Storytelling

Athletes share more of their lives than ever before, leaving content creators to grapple with how to deepen the message in the stories they tell.

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