ESPN Expands UFC Rights Deal To Become Exclusive Digital, TV Home of UFC in U.S.

ESPN and the UFC unveiled the full scope of its five-year, reportedly $1.5 billion rights deal on Wednesday that makes ESPN media platforms the exclusive digital and television home of the UFC in the United States, further expanding streaming rights to UFC on ESPN+ and building upon the agreement revealed earlier this month.   More

SB Nation To Release First OTT Docuseries

SB Nation announced its first-ever OTT production, Foul Play: Paid in Mississippi, and will be available at once on Monday, May 30th, on Verizon’s Go90 platform. The new docuseries takes a clear-eyed look at the shadowy economy that fuels southern college football over four, 25-minute episodes.  More

Dwelling Place Church Expands Reach to Online Audiences with LiveU Solo

Dwelling Place Church brings together worshipers from different backgrounds to share the message of hope with their congregation. The house of worship has turned to live streaming technology to expand their message and reach beyond the walls of the church. As the church started streaming weekly services, the media team quickly realized they needed a more […]  More

USL Taps Blinkfire Analytics as Social Media Valuation Supplier

The United Soccer Leagues, LLC (USL) has entered into a multi-year partnership with Blinkfire Analytics, establishing the technology company as the Official Social Media Valuation Supplier for all related properties, including the United Soccer League, USL’s Division III, the Premier Development League (PDL), and the Super Y League. The partnership extends the growth of the […]  More

Sports Illustrated TV Inks Content Agreement With MLB

Sports Illustrated TV (SI TV), Sports Illustrated’s SVOD network, and Major League Baseball (MLB) have announced a new licensing and original content agreement. The arrangement provides SI TV with access to MLB’s library of games, documentaries and shows, as well as includes a co-production deal for two original long-form documentaries.  More

FIVB Teams With IMG and FloSports for OTT, Streaming

The FIVB will partner with IMG to launch Volleyball TV, the first over-the-top (OTT) digital streaming platform in volleyball history. Volleyball TV will offer fans both live action and unmissable highlights from all of the sport’s major events starting with the Volleyball Nations League, which begins on May 15.  More