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How the Shutdown of NBCSN Could Be a Lifeline for USA Network

NBCUniversal's general entertainment cable channel stands to inherit a lot of the programming from the soon-to-shutter sports net.

NBC Sports Suspends Jeremy Roenick for Inappropriate Comments About Colleagues

NBC Sports has suspended hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick after remarks he made about colleagues on a podcast.

Animal Planet Boss Susanna Dinnage Steps Down to Run Premier League

Animal Planet global head Susanna Dinnage is stepping down to run the English Premier League, the U.K.-based pro soccer league heavily steeped in lucrative TV and streaming rights.

NBC Hires Paul Azinger to Replace Johnny Miller as Lead Golf Analyst

NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst, with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades.

NBC Apologizes to South Koreans for Analyst’s Remark

Joshua Cooper Ramo's comment about the influence of Japan in the country's development sparked outrage.

Alibaba to Launch Olympic Sports Streaming Service in China

The Chinese e-commerce giant unveiled a broad-based digital partnership with the International Olympic Committee in Davos that will run through 2028.

Rio Olympics Worldwide Audience to Top 3.5 Billion, IOC Estimates

New ways of watching are fragmenting audiences, but around half the world will have caught some part of the Olympics on traditional TV this year by the time of the closing ceremony.

Bob Costas Isn’t Sugarcoating the Olympics’ Rio Problems

"It’s going to be impossible, in some cases, not to address some of the issues that have come up because they will directly intersect with the competition," says NBC's primetime host.

NHL Playoffs Without Canadian Teams Threatens TV Ratings Drop

NBC Sports is primed for a ratings bonanza as the Stanley Cup tournament is an all-American team affair this year.

NBC Capitalizes on Presidential Election for Summer Olympics Promo

The spot will debut on "Mega Tuesday," which features multiple primary elections, and air on NBC's news platforms as well as Fox News and CNN.

NBC Sports Overhauls Website to Emphasize Live Streaming

NBC Sports Digital will stream 2,700 live events this year and another 4,000 with next year's Summer Games in Rio.

NHL Teams With Major League Baseball for Digital Distribution

The six-year rights deal, starting in 2016, will see MLB run the hockey league's streaming businesses.