FuboTV Launches Free, Ad-Supported Streaming Sports Network

On Thursday, the company is soft-launching the Fubo Sports Network: a live, free-to-consumer TV network for U.S. sports fans offering event coverage, news, and exclusive programming. As part of the initiative, FuboTV is developing its first slate of original content, which it’s rolling out in stages. “There’s an opportunity to cater to the demand for […]

Toronto Raptors’ success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope

When Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptors basketball game years ago in middle school, she was drawn in by the intensity of play; the strategy, speed and excitement. She instantly became a fan. But with that mantle came years of heartbreak, disappointment and frustration that sports fans around the world know […]

5 reasons dejected sports fans in Michigan are already looking ahead to football season

Detroit is one of the few cities in the country with teams in all four major professional sports and two upper-level college sports schools within 100 miles. So why does it feel like the next two months will be without any excitement? Around the country, baseball fans are getting excited for the MLB All-Star Game, […]

Recapping (finally) the week that was in Louisville sports

Bouncing back the week after vacation is always a pain in the ass, but I’m finding that it’s doubly hard when you’re expecting a child in two months, and you left for vacay already feeling woefully behind in the preparations on that front. This is me making excuses for still having not weighed in on […]

Trump Orders Rule Allowing Military Academy Grads To Defer Service To Play Pro Sports

President Trump is ordering the Pentagon to rewrite a rule allowing athletes to delay mandatory active service in order to play professional sports directly upon graduation. “These student-athletes should be able to defer their military service obligations until they have completed their professional sports careers,” Trump wrote in a presidential memorandum issued on Wednesday. Under […]

Fox Promotes Claudia Teran To General Counsel, Adding To Existing Sports Duties

After the exit of longtime company veteran Rita Tuzon, Fox Corp. has expanded the purview of Claudia Teran, giving her the new title of EVP and Corporate General Counsel. Reporting to Chief Legal and Policy Officer Viet Dinh in her new role, will also continue to serve as Fox Sports General Counsel. In her sports […]

Sports and Entertainment Arena Coming to Downtown Palm Springs

A new sports and entertainment arena is coming to Palm Springs, it was announced Wednesday. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians reached an agreement with the Oak View Group, a venue development company, to construct a privately- financed, 300,000-square-foot arena on Agua Caliente land in downtown Palm Springs, the tribe announced Wednesday afternoon. The […]

Petitioners question rule restricting sports feed to DD platforms

The high courts of Delhi and Punjab & Haryana are set to hear two separate petitions over the validity of a rule which, while making it compulsory for media rights holders of sporting events with “national importance” to share live feeds with the public broadcaster, restricts it to only the terrestrial and DD Free Dish […]

Sport inequality: Some sports ‘dominated’ by the privately educated – social mobility report

But the chances of carving out a successful sporting career are more likely in some sports for those who went to an independent school too, a new report says. Elitist Britain 2019 looked at more than 5,000 people in the country’s top professions and their educational background and concluded that “a lucky few” were given […]