Haystack News has some big additions coming to its streaming platform. The platform is launching three new sports channels dedicated to the most pertinent sports of this time of year: college basketball, baseball, and pro football.
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As flavored vaping products continue to become a national pariah—with headlines about health-related incidents impacting youth and outright bans mounting on the state level—three media behemoths have decided to drop all e-cigarette... Read More
We may all be addicted to our phones, and we surely have NO IDEA how that is changing our cognitive functions, our relationship to our community, let alone how it will reshape our relationship to content in a long-term way. But here is something we do... Read More
It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More
An advocacy group launched a service Thursday that provides live streams of local television channels free in New York City. Locast.org, operated by the Ronkonkoma, L.I.–based Sports Fans Coalition NY, will let anyone in the New York market stream... Read More
The 2017-18 NFL season kicks off this week. The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night with a full slate of games to follow on Sunday. Not one but two games will be played on Monday Night Football to conclude week 1.
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Verizon will join Amazon as an official NFL streaming partner in 2017. The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Flint reports that Verizon has purchased the rights to exclusively stream the Baltimore Ravens-Jacksonville Jaguars game live on September 24 for a... Read More
With March Madness just over a week away, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its NCAA Tournament Fun Facts infographic to help get hoops lovers psyched for this magical time of year.
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21st Century Fox, the parent company of all Fox-named properties, reached a preliminary agreement to take over all of pay-TV giant Sky for an all-cash deal valued at around $23.3 billion. Fox currently owns around 40% of Sky, so while surprising, the... Read More
Long thought to be one of the linchpins of the cable bundle, the National Football League has acknowledged that it needs to appeal to a wider audience of consumers by going over-the-top (OTT) and bringing in consumers who want to watch the games... Read More
In a few hours, the NFL will be playing its second game of the year in London. Rex Ryan and his Buffalo Bills are set to take on the youthful Jacksonville Jaguars in a game that is meaningful for more reasons than just whatever happens on the field... Read More
The AFC East is considered to be football’s toughest division. It seems as if Miami is holding out for a savior to arrive. Several years ago, that savior was Bill Parcells – who rejuvenated the franchise from its disappointing 1-15 season. ... Read More