NEW YORK -- Yahoo and NBC Sports Group have announced they will integrate and promote each other's sports content on the Internet as well as on television in a move that would help both companies draw on their respective strengths across both mediums.
The collaboration will increase NBC's digital presence as well as bolster its college and fantasy game coverage, while Sunnyvale-based Yahoo will gain access NBC's video content, live sports coverage and big name television personalities.
NEW HAVEN, Ct. (BP) -- For most of
last month, the sports world celebrated the 40th anniversary of Title
IX, the amendment that all but put an end to sexual discrimination in
regards high school -- and most importantly -- collegiate sports.
While that form of sexual bias has
made the sporting field a bit more equal, the battle within the press
box and locker rooms of sports tells another story.
Unlike that old
cigarette Virginia Slims commercial, they've not "come a long way" since
the days of Phyllis George and others because of the old boy network
that still exists.
The damning document, written byGeorge DohrmannwithDavid Epstein,
was a major reason why the much-loved and very successful coach stepped
down from his reported $3.5 million per year position as the head of
Buckeye nation on Monday morning.
The story does not contain a smoking gun, but rather provides a
mountain of evidence that contradicts Tressel's claim of ignorance about
the actions of his players, which included