Category: sports

Last week, it was revealed that NASCAR would hold an esports event in place of the actual races it had to cancel because of the coronavirus outbreaks in the US. In an announcement on Saturday, Fox Sports revealed that the NFL is similarly embracing esports during this time with its upcoming Madden NFL Invitational. This event will air on Fox Sports today, March 29, on behalf of the CDC Foundation.

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On Thursday, March 26, Major League Baseball was scheduled to officially kick off its 2020 season, ushering in a new round of games and more. For fans who are stuck at home, SiriusXM is offering a special treat: classic game broadcasts that will be available to stream starting tomorrow. These game broadcasts will include commentary from hosts, interviews with the opening day stars who…

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As more and more businesses and events are shutting down because of the COVID-19 outbreak, one major question mark has been the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. A lot of planning and money goes into hosting the Olympics – whether its the summer or winter Olympics – so we expected the International Olympic Committee to take its time in making a decision. It seems that such a decision is right around the…

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NASCAR is turning to esports after canceling real-world races over the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Fox Sports will broadcast this first-ever eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series event on Fox Sports 1 and through its Fox Sports app. The event will take place over 90 minutes and will involve some of racing’s biggest names, including Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Bobby Labonte.

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The NCAA has announced that in light of the growing coronavirus outbreaks in the United States, it will hold the March Madness games, but that they’ll be played without any fans in the stadium. The games will include the necessary staff, as well as some family members of the players. Everyone else will have to catch the games through cable or streaming services.

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fuboTV’s live sports options now include MLB and NHL Network

fuboTV has announced an expansion of its sports offering that adds NHL Network and MLB Network into the mix, including the MLB Network Strike Zone. The networks are available as part of the live television coverage, giving subscribers access to more live games. As of this deal, fuboTV says that it now offers every professional sports league network available.

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For years now, if you were looking to play an officially licensed NFL game, you were probably playing something published by Electronic Arts. That’ll be changing in the future, as 2K has struck a deal with the NFL that will see it releasing multiple licensed football games in the future. 2K Games is no stranger to publishing sports games, but it’s been quite some time since we’ve seen the company…

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March Madness Live app’s best feature is no longer limited to Apple TV

The NCAA has announced that its March Madness app, which enables basketball fans to watch their favorite games over the Internet, has released one of its best features for the Fire TV and Android TV platforms. With this new feature, fans can watch two different games at the same time, something that was previously limited to only the Apple TV version of the streaming app.

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YouTube TV’s new sports deal covers only some regional networks

Following the extension it received late last month, YouTube TV has penned an official agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group over the sports networks it owns. The new deal is bittersweet; while some regional sports networks will remain, others won’t be sticking around, meaning some customers will lose out on the content they want.

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YouTube TV gets temporary extension to keep FOX Regional Sports Networks

As expected, the public sparring between OTT streaming service YouTube TV and Sinclair Broadcast Group has resulted in renewed talks that will prevent the loss of FOX Regional Sports Networks. The announcement was made by YouTube TV in a tweet on Friday, but there’s a catch: the two companies haven’t worked out a new deal. Rather, YouTube says that it got a temporary extension to prevent the loss…

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