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Sports is the third album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). It reached number one on the Billboard 200 on June 30, 1984 and catapulted the band to international fame. The album has been certified 10x Platinum by the RIAA. Sports was ranked number 2 on the Billboard year-end album chart for 1984. The album spawned four top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and a fifth went top 20. Sports did very well internationally where most of its singles c...

Top 20 Global Online Video Ad Campaigns For July 2012: Olympics, US Elections & Gymkhana

Top 20 Global Online Video Ad Campaigns For July 2012: Olympics, US Elections & Gymkhana

World records shattered every day, 10 million tweets sent during the Opening Ceremony alone and an ongoing brouhaha over the overbearing branding restrictions, you would think one event would dominate Unruly’s Global Ads Chart during July. But it is not the Olympics that sparked the ...

Content Worth Sharing: Ken Block and DC Shoes Rip Through San Francisco in New Gymkhana Five Ad

Content Worth Sharing: Ken Block and DC Shoes Rip Through San Francisco in New Gymkhana Five Ad

Another fine example of branded content over the past few years is Ken Block's "Gymkhana" ads with DC Shoes.  DC Shoes has taken the approach by Red Bull and GoPro and has decided that they would make amazing content that yes, would feature their products, ...

Pac-12, Ooyala Team for Digital Sports Entertainment Network

Pac 12, Ooyala Team for Digital Sports Entertainment Network

Pac-12 Enterprises, the new content and media company of the Pac-12 Conference, and Ooyala, a venture-backed company that provides online video technology products and services, are working together to develop and deploy the Pac-12 Digital Network, the first sports entertainment network built from the ground ...

STR Skill School Is YouTube's April On The Rise Winner, Here's Why

STR Skill School Is YouTubes April On The Rise Winner, Heres Why

The YouTube Blog announced that STR Skill School, a channel dedicated to showing soccer tips and tricks, is April's winner for their On The Rise program.  The channel beat out Anaheim Ballet, Nurbexo's beauty channel, and the Ultraslo channel where we see cool stuff in ...

Baseball Videos, Chicago-Style Hot Dogs, and Apple Pie

Baseball Videos, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, and Apple Pie

Chicago is the third largest media market in the U.S.  “Chi-town” has also been the setting for many popular television shows, including: According to Jim, The Bob Newhart Show, Chicago Hope, ER, and Married with Children. In addition, many motion pictures have been filmed in ...

Bleacher Report Announces Original YouTube Channel, 4 New Shows

Bleacher Report Announces Original YouTube Channel, 4 New Shows

Popular sports blogs are getting in on the YouTube original channel action, too.  Sites like Bleacher Report and SB Nation, crowdsourced sports sites that allow average joes to write columns about their favorite sports teams/subjects, have been tapped by YouTube for original channels in the ...

Why Haven't All Major Sports Jumped On The YouTube Bandwagon?

Why Havent All Major Sports Jumped On The YouTube Bandwagon?

One of the more frustrating aspects of our On Demand culture is that some of the best moments in sports history aren't available to watch on YouTube.  I understand that there's a buck to be made in making those highlights available on a DVD or ...

The Super Bowl Online Stream Amassed A Record Amount Of Viewers

The Super Bowl Online Stream Amassed A Record Amount Of Viewers

This year, NBC made history by allowing the Super Bowl, one of the biggest events on TV in most years, available online.  There has always been a fear that allowing the game online would water down the TV audience, something we've seen time and again ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Super Bowl Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Super Bowl Edition

When history looks back on this week in the viral video world, the only thing they'll remember is the Super Bowl and all the various online video buzz the commercials generated. The truth is, there were a lot of great videos this week, and only ...

The YouTube Ad Blitz - Super Bowl Commercials Are Coming

The YouTube Ad Blitz   Super Bowl Commercials Are Coming

It's that time of year again, when two teams square off for the ultimate crown in professional football. At the same time, advertisers will be squaring off for their own annual Super Bowl competition. Like last year, YouTube is partnering with the network broadcasting the ...

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