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NBC finishes with second-most watched Premier League season

May. 25, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports averaged 507,000 viewers per match window for its Premier League coverage, making this the second-most watched season since the network began airing games in August 2013. Not only was the season the most watched since 2015-16, it also saw a 21%...

Golden State-Dallas playoff games score in weekly TV ratings

May. 24, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the NBA playoffs take the TV court even the most popular shows find the competition daunting. Last week's No. 1 program was the Golden State-Dallas conference finals matchup in which the Warriors extended their winning streak to three out of three. The first...

Semenya says she offered to show track officials her body

May. 23, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya said she offered to show her vagina to athletics officials when she was just 18 years old to prove she was a female. In an interview with HBO Real Sports, she also accused track and field's world governing body of making her take medication if she wanted to...

NBC has all scenarios covered for Championship Sunday

May. 21, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

With the Premier League title race coming down to the final day of matches, NBC is pulling out all the stops in its coverage of Championship Sunday. To ensure the network is covered in case Manchester City or Liverpool win the title, it's top announcing team will be in Manchester and...

Rockies TV reporter hit in head by foul ball, is recovering

May. 19, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — AT&T Sportsnet reporter Kelsey Wingert says she's recovering after being struck in the head by a line drive during the ninth inning of the Colorado Rockies' game against the San Francisco Giants earlier this week. “I took a 95 MPH line drive to my head,”...

Column: Maple Leafs now at 55 years since last championship

May. 16, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

As soon as the NHL expanded to more than six teams, and television sets started showing games in color, the Toronto Maple Leafs were in trouble. Once again, the hockey playoffs are moving on to the second round without the Maple Leafs, who will be watching the rest of the postseason...

Offseason QB moves played big role in NFL schedule

May. 13, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

When the NFL schedule makers started to dig in after the Super Bowl on putting together the complex puzzle of a 272-game schedule, Tom Brady had just retired, Russell Wilson was in Seattle and the free-agent frenzy hadn't even started. After sifting through more than 100,000...

Analysis: Amazon Prime Video gets solid 1st slate from NFL

May. 13, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

A defensive coordinator trying to put together a game plan to stop Justin Herbert or Patrick Mahomes has an easier task than the NFL trying to put together the schedule for Thursday night football. There's trying to put together intriguing matchups, only four teams can play multiple...

Gino Cappelletti, who scored 1st points in AFL history, dies

May. 12, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gino Cappelletti, a former AFL Most Valuable Player and original member of the Boston Patriots who was part of the franchise for five decades as a player, coach and broadcaster, has died. He was 89. Cappelletti died Thursday at his home in Wellesley,...

Jokic's NBA MVP a win for hoops-crazed nations outside US

May. 11, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Maybe it’s the ćevapi, or the souvlaki, or the mbanga soup. Whatever it is, there’s no denying the tinge of international flavor when it comes to the NBA elite with Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic winning the league’s MVP award for a second straight season...