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NBC Sports partners with Yahoo for content deal

(AP)—NBC Sports Group and Yahoo announced a content and promotional deal that combines the website's sports reporting, college recruitment content and fantasy sports material with its partner's digital assets and television ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Business
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Who's watching? 3-D TV is no hit with US viewers

Phil Orlins knows everything about producing TV in three dimensions. The ESPN producer has captured the undulating greens of Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia and the flying motor bikes of the X-Games ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Telecom
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Google Fiber strikes deal to carry NFL Network

The National Football League has struck a deal with Google Fiber for carriage of its two cable channels on the search engine's new broadband distribution service it is offering in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan.

dateSep 07, 2012 in Telecom
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Making sports statistics more scientific

Whether it is the sprinter who finished first or the team that scored more points, it's usually easy to determine who won a sporting event. But finding the statistics that explain why an athlete or team wins ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Mathematics
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Review: Super Bowl online decent, won't replace TV

(AP) -- The television set won't be the only place to watch video of the New York Giants and the New England Patriots this Sunday. For the first time, U.S. football fans will be able to watch the Super Bowl ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Telecom
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Disney and Comcast reach a long-term deal

(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that it reached a long-term agreement with the nation's largest TV signal provider, Comcast Corp., that extends their partnership into the next decade.

dateJan 04, 2012 in Business
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Disney CEO Iger renewed through March 2015

(AP) -- Disney CEO Robert Iger will remain in his job through March 2015 and then serve as executive chairman for another 15 months to help break in a new chief executive, the company said Friday.

dateOct 07, 2011 in Business
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