October 16, 2019

ESPN acquires PGA Championship in LatAm, Brazil, Caribbean

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From Media Sports Business International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean to US golf major the PGA Championship, as part of a new long-term agreement with the PGA of America. The deal commences with the 2019 PGA Championship, which tees off today (Thursday) at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, […]

Michael Jordan’s $1.7B leaps him to No. 4 on on Forbes Rich Celebs List

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Michael Jordan is No. 4 on Forbes’ annual list of richest American celebrities, with a net worth of $1.7 billion from a sneaker fortune and a 90 percent stake in the lucrative Charlotte Hornets basketball team. Jordan jumped into the mega-rich Top 10 along with fellow sports superstar Tiger Woods, who tied […]

ESPN is testing a global fantasy soccer game

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By Mallory Locklear From engadget Soccer fans around the world can join at any time. ESPN has launched a new global fantasy soccer game that will let soccer fans around the world compete across 13 global editions of ESPN.com.ESPN Fantasy Soccer, which launched in beta today, is presented in three languages — English, Spanish and […]

The Editor Speaks: National Anthems and Songs

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Here, in the Cayman Islands we have the National Anthem – “God Save the Queen” and the National Song – “Beloved Isle Cayman”, At national events, including sporting events where one of the teams playing is representing our country, our National Song is played. As a mark of respect we stand and even join in […]

Trump Emails Anti-ESPN petition to supporters over National Anthem Policy

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax President Donald Trump sent out an email via his re-election committee that asked followers to sign a petition denouncing ESPN over its decision not to air the national anthem before NFL games. According to The Hill, the email went out Wednesday from the Trump Make America Great Again Committee. “Just […]

ESPN Caribbean to air live coverage of England’s international and domestic cricket

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(ESPN) ESPN Caribbean and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) yesterday announced a new five-year agreement for exclusive multimedia rights to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 2018 to 2022. As part of the agreement, ESPN will air live coverage in the Caribbean of all international and domestic cricket played in England […]

Biggest failed products 2

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25 of the biggest failed products from the world’s biggest companies Part 2 By Ben Gilbert From Business Insider Launching a product is tough. “Less than 3% of new consumer packaged goods exceed first-year sales of $50 million — considered the benchmark of a highly successful launch,” say Joan Schneider and Julie Hall, coauthors of […]

Conor McGregor goes nuts at UFC 223 event and Twitter is here for it

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By BRIAN MARTIN Daily News From O C Register One day after the UFC officially declared Conor McGregor was being stripped of his UFC lightweight championship, the Irish superstar might be done with the UFC. McGregor and his entourage crashed a UFC 223 event Thursday at Barclays Center that began with McGregor throwing chairs, bike […]

WH rips ESPN anchor’s Trump comments: ‘A fireable offense’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday slammed as “a fireable offense” Twitter comments by ESPN anchor Jemele Hill ripping President Donald Trump as “a white supremacist” and “a bigot.” “That’s one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make and certainly is a fireable offense by […]

Disney: Is ESPN a bigger problem than they appear?

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By Reuben Gregg Brewer From Seeking Alpha Summary DIS rides on the back of ESPN. But there’s something going on with ESPN that’s troubling. Only it might be bigger than ESPN…. When most people think of Disney (NYSE:DIS), the image of a mouse comes to mind. But a football player might be a more appropriate […]