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Flyers-Bruins, Golden Knights-Kings begins Turner Sports preseason slate

Sept. 30 doubleheader includes Vegas, Los Angeles from Salt Lake City. Hockey is coming to Turner Sports' networks and platforms as TNT will present an NHL preseason doubleheader on Sept. 30, featuring the Boston Bruins led by Patrice Bergeron hosting the Philadelphia Flyers and Claude Giroux at 7:30 p.m. ET, and the Vegas Golden Knights with Mark Stone facing off against the Los Angeles Kings and Anze Kopitar at 10 p.m. from Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, UT.
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Harvey and Marcia Schiller donate $1M for surgical innovation

Note: Brig. Gen. Harvey Schiller earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from The Citadel in 1960. He has previously donated donated the funding needed to renovate chemistry labs on campus; he also delivered a Greater Issues address in 2003. Press release from the Medical University of South Carolina. CHARLESTON,...
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The Big Lead

Taylor Rooks Would Like a Word

Taylor Rooks wants to talk to you. There’s no problem, it’s just that her goal is to share stories and put human beings first. So if you’re half as good at your job as she is at her job then she is going to end up talking to you. “I...
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Hurricanes’ 7 Most Important Games of 2021-22 Schedule

The Carolina Hurricanes have a number of important dates on their 2021-22 schedule. Among the 82 games to be played, quite a few stand out thanks to offer sheet drama with the Montreal Canadiens, a revamp of much of the roster, and new rivalries formed in the one-off Central Division of 2021.

FanDuel and Minute Media Continue Their Robust Partnership

Media and tech brand Minute Media announced it has raised “tens of millions of dollars” in a funding round that was never announced publically. Sports betting operator FanDuel was among the biggest investors, according to an interview between Minute Media’s chief executive officer Asaf Peled and Axios. FanDuel and Minute...
The Hockey Writers

Kraken News & Rumors: Training Camp Roster, Jersey Sales & Media Tour

In this edition of Seattle Kraken News & Rumors, I’ll discuss the first-ever Kraken training camp roster, record-breaking success of the team’s jersey sales, and Philipp Grubauer and Jordan Eberle’s experience at the NHL Media Tour. With the NHL’s 32nd franchise just four days away from its preseason debut against the Vancouver Canucks, Seattle is preparing to welcome home its first team to compete for the Stanley Cup since the Seattle Metropolitans, the first American team to win hockey’s most prized possession.

Exclusive: Minute Media, FanDuel expand partnership with new funding

Minute Media has raised “tens of millions of dollars” in a previously unreported funding round, with participation from sports betting giant FanDuel, its founder and CEO Asaf Peled tells Axios. Why it matters: The funding will strengthen a years-long partnership as Minute Media seeks to invest more in sports betting,...

Aggie Men's Hoops to play in holiday classic

The Aggie Men's basketball team will get some tv coverage this holiday. The Aggies will travel to New Jersey to take on the Howard Bison in the Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic. This will be the Aggies first meeting with the Bison as a member of the Big South Conference. Turner...

Charles Barkley Says There’s 1 ‘Hardest’ Job In Sports

Former NBA star turned Turner Sports analyst Charles Barkley has doubled down on his “hardest job in sports” claim. The legendary NBA big man believes that a certain college football head coaching job is the toughest job in all of sports. Barkley, who played collegiately at Auburn, believes the Tigers’...

LIVE: Arizona Rookie Faceoff - VGK vs. LAK

Watch live as the Golden Knights face the Los Angeles Kings in the 2021 Arizona Rookie Faceoff Tournament. Watch live as the Golden Knights face the Los Angeles Kings in the 2021 Arizona Rookie Faceoff Tournament. 60:00 •. The Vegas Golden Knights face the Los Angles Kings at the Ice...

ESPN, Turner will bring distinct approach to NHL coverage

CHICAGO -- Alex Ovechkin put on a pair of headphones at the NHL/NHLPA Player Media Tour last week, and the Washington Capitals forward listened to some music. "Do you like that?" ESPN host John Buccigross asked. "Yeah," Ovechkin said. "Have you ever heard it?" "Of course, I've heard it." Ovechkin...
The Hockey Writers

Oilers Snubbed on 2021-22 Canadian National TV Schedule

The Edmonton Oilers 2021-22 broadcast schedule has been announced by Sportsnet, which is the exclusive home for all 82 of the team’s contests this coming NHL season. Coverage begins with Edmonton’s season opener against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Place on Oct. 13. There will be 60 regional games on...

Amazon Platform May Be Best Fit for U.S. Soccer Broadcast Rights

A recent report from Futbol with Grant Wahl indicated that CBS Sports, Turner Sports and Amazon are the favorites to win U.S. Soccer’s English-language broadcast rights, beginning in 2023. The national federation is expected to select a single broadcast partner in the next 30-60 days. CBS Sports (along with Paramount+) might seem like the most logical landing spot, having positioned itself as the home for English-speaking soccer fans with rights to the UEFA Champions League, USMNT road World Cup qualifiers and the NWSL, among others. But former ESPN and The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa executive Charlie Boss (he’s...

N.C. A&T Men’s Basketball Team gets selected for Legacy Classic showcase

It was announced this month that N.C. A&T’s Men’s Basketball team has been selected as one of the four HBCU teams for the Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic showcase. This showcase will be held at the Prudential Center on December 18, 2021, in Newark, New Jersey. The match-ups feature Howard University vs. N.C. A&T and Hampton University vs. North Carolina Central University competing in a doubleheader. This event will also be aired on TNT.

Advancing Diversity Week: Media & Advertising Industry Leaders

WHAT: You are invited to attend the inaugural Advancing Diversity Week, a multi-day gathering bringing together the media, advertising, marketing, and entertainment community in a shared commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. It is curated to surface unapologetic conversations in service to truth, meaning and a new way forward for our industry.

Turner Sports Announces Details For NHL Pre-Season Double Header Schedule

Turner Network Sports will start its coverage of the NHL next week. The company made the announcement Wednesday through a news release. The document states the company will launch its first-ever season of NHL coverage Sept. 30 with a double header schedule. The schedule opens at 7:30 p.m. ET with...