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Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95

General Aug 20, 2019

Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported. The network said Whitaker died of natural causes in his sleep in Devon, Pennsylvania. He ...

General Jul 30, 2019

The Athletic reaches 500,000 subscribers

The Athletic, a sports-news subscription service launched in 2016, said it has reached more than 500,000 subscribers and expects to nearly double that total by the end of the year. The site, which attracted 300,000 subscribers last year, crossed the half-million mark in June, said ...

General May 4, 2019

DAZN hires Jamie Horowitz as executive vice president

Jamie Horowitz has been hired by DAZN as its executive vice president for content in North America. The announcement was made by DAZN executive chairman John Skipper in an email to staff Friday. The sports streaming service is available in nine countries and is the leading ...

General Mar 30, 2019

LA Coliseum name change in doubt

United Airlines offered Friday to withdraw from a $69 million deal to put its name on Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum following criticism that it would disrespect the stadium's history of honoring troops who fought and died in World War I. The airline made the offer ...