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Aim High: MLB’s attempt to make the Great British public fall in love

Major League Baseball is gearing up for a charm offensive on the UK. The league has launched the MLB Battlegrounds campaign in order to woo the British audience and establish a foothold in a country where the sport has often been seen as little other than an American curiosity.

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Wake up Sport: Don’t skimp on the hype

This is a guest post by Aalina Tabani, Assistant Director of Marketing for UNLV Athletics. Follow her on Twitter & Instagram: @aaleenz We’ve seen it time and time again, the

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Twitter’s new live streaming haul hints at the company’s strategy

Whereas on-demand content has started to become the new normal for most people when consuming entertainment, TV shows and films, there is clearly an ever-growing scramble from social media platforms

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Dunk Contest gets even cooler One of the most beloved parts of the NBA All Star Game is the Slam Dunk Contest. In anticipation of the contest last Friday, Bleacher

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Streaming on social benefits everyone involved – but are we moving too quickly?

Last week, Spain’s top football league, La Liga, streamed a live game on Facebook Live. They plan to stream one game a week on the platform. The week before, it

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2017: The year Twitter brings internet live broadcasting to the main stream

2016 was the year when Twitter pushed the limits of its engagement with live sport. Ever since its inception, Twitter has been the one social network that lends itself perfectly

Under Armour announces deal with MLB, but is it biting off more than it can chew?

Under Armour’s foray into the world of connected fitness has taken an extra step forward. According to The Drum, the American sportswear company has announced a partnership with Major League

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Snapchat’s new initiative to give sports teams fan engagement boost

Snapchat and sports data company STATS have expanded their partnership to provide the messaging app’s users with in-game statistics across more than 30 leagues in a variety of sports. The

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Amazon is plotting the end of traditional sports broadcasting

In what could be the final nail in the coffin for declining traditional sports broadcasters, the The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week that Amazon has been in talks

Twitter announces new partnership for major leagues in USA

Twitter announced today that it will live stream weekly games from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Hockey League (NHL). 120 Sports, the OTT network, will also produce an

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