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Doris Burke Signs Contract Extension with ESPN

Doris Burke has been with ESPN in one capacity or another since 1991, and now she will continue to be there for the foreseeable future as Burke and ESPN announced Monday that they have agreed on a multi-year contract extension. Burke is well known for being involved with both in-game and studio coverage of the […]

Indianapolis 500 Race Moving from ABC to NBC

After being televised on ABC for 54 years, NBC has acquired the rights to broadcast the Indianapolis 500. A new deal between NBC Sports Group and IndyCar gives NBC exclusive rights to IndyCar races starting in 2019. Previously, races were split between ABC and NBC, but now all races will appear on either NBC or […]

MLB reaches agreement with Facebook to broadcast games this season

Major League Baseball has announced a 25-game partnership with Facebook for the 2018 season. Through this agreement, Facebook has gained exclusive rights to broadcast  25 weekday afternoon games through their platform via the MLB Live Facebook page. Because of the deal being exclusive to Facebook, these games will not be available through the team’s regional […]

Bob Costas wins Ford C. Frick Award

At the winter meetings Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced that Bob Costas was the winner of this years Ford C. Frick Award. This award is given by the Baseball Hall of Fame to a broadcaster for “major contributions to baseball”. Costas will be presented with the award July 28th in Cooperstown, NY during […]