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mlive.com - Brandon Champion | bchampio@mlive.com - Longtime college basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82
Longtime college basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82
mlive

Billy Packer, a legendary broadcaster and fixture at college basketball's Final Four, has died, his family announced Thursday. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks…

adweek.com - A.J. Katz - 48 Hours on Explosion of True Crime Podcasting, Natalie Morales and Standout Broadcast Moments
48 Hours on Explosion of True Crime Podcasting, Natalie Morales and Standout Broadcast Moments
Adweek

The Lost Remote newsletter brings you the the best in streaming news, from staffing changes to premiere dates to trailers—to the latest platform moves. Sign up today. We're back with more from our interview with the folks at 48 Hours: Judy…

usatoday.com - Eamon Lynch - Lynch: Better PGA Tour broadcasts are here, but it shouldn't have had to be at gunpoint
Lynch: Better PGA Tour broadcasts are here, but it shouldn't have had to be at gunpoint
USA TODAY

Fifteen years ago, the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman interviewed Barnabas Suebu, the governor of an Indonesian province that was facing a dire climate crisis. A Suebu axiom became a rallying cry for effecting change even when the…

espncricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo staff - Sky Sports to broadcast all World Cups in UK from 2024-2031
Sky Sports to broadcast all World Cups in UK from 2024-2031
ESPN Digital Media Pvt Ltd

Sky Sports will broadcast all World Cups in the UK and Ireland under an exclusive eight-year deal struck with the ICC for an undisclosed sum. The arrangement marks the first time the two organisations have shared a direct contractual relationship…

usatoday.com - USA TODAY Sports - Billy Packer's March Madness calls celebrated: Fans pay tribute to legendary broadcaster
Billy Packer's March Madness calls celebrated: Fans pay tribute to legendary broadcaster
USA TODAY

As college hoops fans and broadcasters mourned the loss of Billy Packer, some recalled some of the famous calls Packer was known for during his storied career. Packer died Thursday night after being hospitalized in Charlotte, North Carolina, for…

si.com - DallasBasketball.com Staff - Billy Packer, Legendary Basketball Broadcaster, Dead At 82
Billy Packer, Legendary Basketball Broadcaster, Dead At 82
Sports Illustrated

As the 2022-23 NBA calendar year progresses, stay up to date with the latest news happening around the league with our DallasBasketball.com tracker.

newsweek.com - Jack Beresford - Hilarious moment weatherman panics as broadcast fails to cut resurfaces
Hilarious moment weatherman panics as broadcast fails to cut resurfaces
Newsweek

A TV weatherman has found viral fame after an hilarious incident from a broadcast first aired in Britain 18 years ago resurfaced on social media. Mistakes are a part of life, especially in the world of live broadcasting. There was once a time when…

bleedcubbieblue.com - Al Yellon - What does the looming Sinclair RSN bankruptcy mean for the future of baseball broadcasting?
What does the looming Sinclair RSN bankruptcy mean for the future of baseball broadcasting?
Bleed Cubbie Blue

The Diamond Sports Group, the Sinclair-owned subsidiary that operates the Bally Sports RSNs, continues inching closer to bankruptcy. Per Bloomberg, Diamond could skip an interest payment of $140 million due in February, which would result in a…

nzherald.co.nz - Katie Harris - RNZ CEO and top broadcaster clash in leaked recording over TVNZ merger spending
RNZ CEO and top broadcaster clash in leaked recording over TVNZ merger spending
NZ Herald

A top RNZ host has gone head to head with the organisation's chief executive over recent spending decisions related to the potential TVNZ merger. In a video of the staff meeting, leaked to the Herald, broadcaster Lisa Owen questioned CEO Paul…

express.co.uk - Oli Smith - Kay Burley's live broadcast abruptly interrupted by Russian missiles exploding over Kyiv
Kay Burley's live broadcast abruptly interrupted by Russian missiles exploding over Kyiv
Express.co.uk

Dramatic live footage caught the moment Sky News host Kay Burley was interrupted by a wave of Russian rocket attacks in Kyiv. Kay Burley, who was in Kyiv yesterday for a sit-down interview with Ukraine 's President Volodymyr Zelensky, was speaking…

re-how.net - rehow - It has been decided that the Chiba Lotte Marines spring training camp held in Ishigaki Island will be broadcast live on CS broadcast NTV NEWS24! In addition, practice games with Rakuten Monkeys and Tokyo Yakult Swallows will also be broadcast live! !
It has been decided that the Chiba Lotte Marines spring training camp held in Ishigaki Island will be broadcast live on CS broadcast NTV NEWS24! In addition, practice games with Rakuten Monkeys and Tokyo Yakult Swallows will also be broadcast live! !
Japan NEWS

It has been decided that the Chiba Lotte Marines spring training camp held in Ishigaki Island will be broadcast live on CS broadcast NTV NEWS24! In addition, practice games with Rakuten Monkeys and Tokyo Yakult Swallows will also be broadcast live!

vulture.com - Rachel Handler - An Attempt to Make Sense of the Jennifer Lopez Wedding Industrial-Complex Canon
An Attempt to Make Sense of the Jennifer Lopez Wedding Industrial-Complex Canon
Vulture

The JLOWICC is a complex universe filled with dead mothers, worried best friends, sad dinners, and machetes. Few actors have pretended to get married as often as Jennifer Lopez. By my count, which has been duly confirmed by dozens of Us Weekly…

express.co.uk - Yasmin Syed - Laura Robson calls out 'inexcusable' Margaret Court comments in Aus Open broadcast
Laura Robson calls out 'inexcusable' Margaret Court comments in Aus Open broadcast
Express.co.uk

Laura Robson took a stand during Eurosport's coverage of the Australian Open on Friday as the Brit called out Margaret Court for what she deemed 'some pretty inexcusable comments' the retired Australian pro made about the LGBTQIA+ community in the…

timesofisrael.com - TOI staff - Leading music stars join protest against government plan to shut public broadcaster
Leading music stars join protest against government plan to shut public broadcaster
The Times of Israel

Some 200 leading Israeli musicians have signed a petition against the government's plans to shutter the public broadcasting authority, promising “to fight to preserve democracy.” The artists –including stars like Shlomo Artzi…

reuters.com - Breakingviews - Rolls-Royce alarm is justified, if oddly expressed
Breakingviews - Rolls-Royce alarm is justified, if oddly expressed
Reuters

LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Rolls-Royce's (RR.L) new boss Tufan Erginbilgic has the right sentiments, but arguably the wrong words. Less than a month into his new gig the leaking of a global broadcast to staff means investors now know…

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