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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...

TumTiki Celebrates New Showtime Series With Sweepstakes

TumTiki Celebrates New Showtime Series With Sweepstakes

TumTiki is an online video library with 700,000 free videos. They have a lot of television episodes, as well as a great number of locally-focused video content like sports and news. They also have some titles for rent, which they do through Amazon's system. And …

MTV & YouTube Stars, Nitro Circus, Star In 3D Feature Film

MTV & YouTube Stars, Nitro Circus, Star In 3D Feature Film

The legitimization of YouTube continues. We've already seen YouTube stars getting TV deals like Rhett & Link or Epic Meal Time. We've seen YouTube stars grab some awesome endorsement deals and promotional arrangements as well (like Hyndai's Christmas commercials featuring YouTube celebrities). And now the feature …

You Can Now Watch Some Rough & Tough Bull Riding Live On YouTube

You Can Now Watch Some Rough & Tough Bull Riding Live On YouTube

I know of two movies about bull-riding. One is Urban Cowboy starring John Travolta and the other is 8 Seconds starring Luke Perry.  And despite living in the South for most of my life, I haven't caught too many of these events live.  I just …

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

The continued perception that streaming sports online somehow affects the overall TV audience continues unabated.  Or, rather, the perception is being used to gain leverage, and no one actually believes that myth anymore.  The American Television Alliance, which is a lobbyist group that represents cable, …

This Year Audiences Will Be Able To Watch The Super Bowl Online

This Year Audiences Will Be Able To Watch The Super Bowl Online

Some very cool news today in the worlds of professional sports and online video, as NBC has announced they will stream this year's Super Bowl online for free. While the network has been streaming their Sunday night games for some time now, this is the …

The Second Annual Vimeo Festival+ Awards Are Now Open For Submissions

The Second Annual Vimeo Festival+ Awards Are Now Open For Submissions

YouTube gets an awful lot of press around here, and generally that's for good reason–they're huge. But Vimeo is also huge (just maybe not as big when placed side-by-side with YouTube). And Vimeo has a uniquely artistic community that is passionate, supportive, critical, and engaged. …

UFC To Hit Mobile Screens With New UFC Android App

UFC To Hit Mobile Screens With New UFC Android App

The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently came to the Fox network, and people who had never watched the UFC before got to see a fight that lasted a little over a minute.  While that was disappointing, I'm sure, to previously-undefeated Cain Velasquez, the UFC, and anyone …

Pointing Out People’s Mistakes Becomes Easier With Coach’s Eye App

Pointing Out Peoples Mistakes Becomes Easier With Coachs Eye App

About a week ago we talked about Stroke Lab, a site where swimming coaches could upload video of their athletes and provide commentary, pause the video for emphasis, and use a telestrator to detail movements that the coach wants to correct.  Swimmers can take a …

CBS Live Stream of LSU-Alabama Game Breaks College Football Record

CBS Live Stream of LSU Alabama Game Breaks College Football Record

As expected, CBS saw the college football record broken for an online/mobile audience during Saturday's LSU-Alabama showdown.  Over 200,000 watched the game via the website and CBS Sports Mobile, which considering that the network was seeing numbers "hovering just under six figures" means they more …

Watch The LSU-Alabama Game Online & Help CBS Break A Live Streaming Record

Watch The LSU Alabama Game Online & Help CBS Break A Live Streaming Record

CBS has been pretty awesome in the streaming video racket for awhile now.  They offer streams of The Masters and the NCAA Tournament, all in the face of the risk that somehow, they'd lose TV ad dollars from the potential lost audience watching the events …

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