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These Tour De France 'Superlatives' Couldn't Be More Perfect

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy

Remember high school superlatives? There was best smile ... cutest couple ... most likely to double in size after eating a mushroom ... you know, the ...

Indiana University Introduces Student-Athlete Bill of Rights

Robby Benson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
Robby Benson

Lost in the shadows of towering headlines about LeBron's return home, the World Cup, and the All-Star Game, there is a headline not nearly as sexy, that will change the landscape for all student athletes across our nation.

Johnny Weir, Olympic Champion

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

To be an Olympian, an athlete must be brave, bold and focused in the face of adversity. To win, an Olympic champion stands out from competitors by giv...

NRA-Sponsored Hunting Show Axed After Host Compares Critics To Hitler

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

NBC Sports Network gave a controversial NRA-sponsored safari hunting show the axe over the weekend, ending a week of controversy that was initially sp...

NBC Sports Responds To Backlash Over Show In Which NRA Lobbyist Killed Elephant

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

NBC Sports Network was forced to respond to a flurry of criticism this week, after the internet caught wind of a show that depicts safari hunting for ...

Gun Lobbyist Kills Elephant In NRA-Sponsored TV Show

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

National Rifle Association lobbyist Tony Makris loves killing big game, and in a recent episode of "Under Wild Skies," he shoots down one of the bigge...

Real 'Football' Scores With NBC and Barclay's Premier League U.S. Attack

Brian Ross | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Brian Ross

You will laugh at this prognostication now, but pull this article up in ten years, and I will be the Amazing Creskin and Nostradamus, on his better days: The NFL will be the No. 2 league in American sports. World football will rule.

Petition Calls For Maddow To Join NBC's Olympics Coverage

Posted 08.02.2013 | Media

A nonprofit LGBT rights organization has called for NBC to make Rachel Maddow part of the network's Sochi 2014 Olympics coverage. Truth Wins Out l...

Swoopes

Hannah Storm | Posted 09.28.2013 | Sports
Hannah Storm

It was sixteen summers ago. I had just had my first child and was working my way back into my job with NBC sports. Baby in tow, I travelled to the NBA Finals with bottles, stroller and crib, chronicling Michael Jordan's heyday while just beginning to comprehend the delicate balance of work and motherhood.

World Series of Fighting Goes for Silver, UFC 161 Hits Winnipeg

Dan Shapiro | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Like its closest competitors, Bellator Fighting Championship and ONE FC, WSOF counts a bevy of UFC veterans among its stable of fighters, but unlike many fledgling promotions, WSOF has heavy backing, and prime television spots, courtesy of NBC's 24-hour sports network.

Al Michaels Arrested

AP | Posted 06.21.2013 | Sports

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels was arrested over the weekend in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving, au...

Adobe Launches Primetime, Inks Deals with Comcast, NBC Sports

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CANNES - Viewership of TV programming by cable subscribers on their digital devices is accelerating quickly , says Adobe's Campbell Foster in this vi...

Bobby V Lands New Job

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine will work as a commentator for NBC Sports Radio. He will be the part-ti...

NBC Paralympics Coverage Criticized By IPC

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

NBC's Olympics coverage was criticized by another entity on Monday. The International Paralympics Committee (IPC) said that it would further scruti...

What the U.S. Should Learn About 'Being Ready'

John Robinson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Media
John Robinson

You know what happens when you show the London 2012 Paralympics on TV as you would other international sports? You get interest in diversity now and for years to come.

NBC 'Nightly News' Draws Record Ratings

Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

NBC's "Nightly News" delivered ratings gold last week. The network's evening broadcast has been covering the 2012 Olympic games and reported record...

(Video) Streaming Video of London 2012 Olympics is "Huge" for Verizon FiOS

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Verizon FiOS, a leading  provider of broadband and cable TV services to consumers in the U.S., is giving customers access to over five thousa...

NBC Research Defends Tape Delay

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's researchers are finding that people who know the results of London Olympics events before they are shown on tape delay are mor...

NBC Paid Pretty Penny For Olympics Rights Over The Years

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC paid nearly $1.2 billion for the U.S. rights to the London Olympics this year. It plans more than 5,500 hours of coverage on its...

'Today' Show Chief Trashes Daily News

Posted 08.01.2012 | Media

The "Today" show's executive producer, Jim Bell, trashed the New York Daily News' Tuesday article about the NBC morning show, calling the story "compl...

NBC CEO: Network Will 'Break Even' On Olympics Coverage

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Viewer excitement about the Olympics is translating into gold for NBC: The broadcaster now expects to break even on the London Games...

NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus Defends Network's Olympics Coverage

SportsBusiness Daily Global | Posted 09.30.2012 | Media

NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus defended his network's decision to show some marquee Olympic sports, like swimming and gymnastics, on tape delay in N...

Should Newspapers Give Readers The Power To Hide News They Don't Want To See?

The Atlantic | Posted 09.26.2012 | Media

Recognizing that plenty of people, and perhaps Londoners in particular, are already sick of Olympics coverage, The Guardian is giving its readers the ...

NBC Gets Flack For Olympics Opening Ceremony Coverage

Posted 07.28.2012 | Media

NBC seems to have miffed some members of the media and Olympics enthusiasts for airing the 2012 Opening Ceremony during prime time hours. Though N...

North Korea In Talks Over Olympics Coverage

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | Media

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The chief of Asia's broadcasting union is visiting North Korea for talks on providing the country with TV and radio co...