Brand: Turner Sports

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Turner Sports Expands Presence at CES 2018 Live from Las Vegas

CES Sports Zone Presented by Turner Sports to Include Sports Business Innovation Panels, ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Celebrity Showdown & TNT’s Inside the NBA Live on Site

Keynote Panel on Thursday, Jan. 11, to Feature Turner President David Levy, WNBA President Lisa Borders, Twitter COO Anthony Noto, UEFA Marketing Director Guy-Laurent Epstein, & Two-Time NBA MVP Steve Nash

Turner Acquires Exclusive Multi-Platform Rights to UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League Beginning with 2018-19 Season

Turner to Launch New Sports Domestic Premium Streaming Platform in 2018 with UEFA Matches as Key Foundation for its Next Direct to Consumer Offering

Bleacher Report to Offer Access to Live Games, Year-Round UEFA Video Clips and Original Content Extending Across its Millennial-Focused Products and Social Platforms

Matt Hong Elevated to Chief Operating Officer, Turner Sports

Turner Sports has promoted Matt Hong to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, it was announced today by Lenny Daniels, President of Turner Sports.  In his expanded role, Hong will now oversee all aspects of Turner’s involvement in setting the strategic direction and leading day-to-day operations of NBA TV, NBA App, NBA LEAGUE PASS and, each part of the extensive NBA Digital portfolio co-managed by Turner Sports and the NBA.  In addition, Hong will add responsibility for programming of the division’s sports assets across TNT, TBS and

Highlights from Sports Business Innovation Presented by Turner Sports at CES in Las Vegas

Turner Sports, as part of Turner’s largest-ever footprint at CES in Las Vegas, today hosted its second annual Sports Business Innovation, a series of panels including NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NCAA President Mark Emmert as featured participants.  Following the panel discussions, ELEAGUE – a partnership between Turner and WME | IMG –  presented a live studio show previewing the “ELEAGUE Major” to be held later

Turner Sports Launches “Catch Sports,” Innovative Product Serving as Digital Personal Assistant to Enhance Sports Fans’ Viewing Experience

New Catch Sports App Provides Fans with Direct Channel Information & Service Provider Listings to Consume Live Game Coverage Across Television, Digital, Radio & Social Platforms

Catch Sports Available Now via iOS, Android & Amazon Echo

Turner President David Levy Statement on the Passing of Craig Sager

Turner President David Levy issued the following statement regarding the passing of long-time Turner Sports broadcaster Craig Sager:

“Craig Sager was a beloved member of the Turner family for more than three decades and he has been a true inspiration to all of us.  There will never be another Craig Sager.  His incredible talent, tireless work ethic and commitment to his craft took him all over the world covering sports. 


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Matt Hong

Matt Hong is Chief Operating Officer of Turner Sports, a division of Turner and Time Warner. In this role, he oversees teams responsible for long-term business strategy, rights acquisitions, league partnerships, programming, marketing, revenue & sales inventory planning, and day-to-day operations for the division.


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NBA TV’s Critically Acclaimed Open Court Looks Ahead to 2014-15 With “Season Preview” Episode Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. ET

Charles Barkley on the Detroit Pistons making the most of their talent

The84Draft Trailer #2

NBA TV Originals THE84DRAFT" to Premiere during The Finals on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. ET


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Turner Sports’ Craig Barry Promoted to Executive Vice President of Production & Chief Content Officer

Turner Sports has elevated Craig Barry to executive vice president of production and chief content officer, it was announced today by Lenny Daniels, president of the division.  In an expanded role, Barry will add oversight of all Turner Sports business interests surrounding the recently announced eSports league, created in partnership with WME | IMG. 

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and WME | IMG Form Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League  

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and WME | IMG have formed a new strategic partnership to create an eSports competitive gaming league.  Through the venture, Turner and WME | IMG will deliver competitive gaming events for all platforms including premium live fan experiences, televised coverage airing exclusively on TBS and extensive, high quality live digital event coverage and content extensions

Turner Broadcasting and the National Basketball Association Reach Nine-Year Media Rights Extension

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have reached a new nine-year media rights agreement that will include the addition of 12 live regular season games airing on TNT each year and expanded digital media rights and sales opportunities,

Turner Sports Announces Promotions for Senior Executives Matt Hong and Albert “Scooter” Vertino

Turner Sports has promoted senior executives Matt Hong and Albert “Scooter” Vertino to expanded leadership roles within the division.  Hong has been elevated to executive vice president and general manager of Turner Sports, and Vertino has been named senior vice president of programming, Turner Sports, and general manager of NBA Digital.

Lenny Daniels Elevated to President, Turner Sports

Lenny Daniels has been named president of Turner Sports. In his newly expanded role, which is effective immediately, Daniels oversees all aspects of Turner Sports’ day-to-day management including production, programming, scheduling, league relations, business development, ad sales, marketing, digital, talent, events and operations.

NBA TV Originals’ “THE84DRAFT" to Premiere during The Finals on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. ET

NBA TV Originals’ “THE84DRAFT" to Premiere during The Finals on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. ET

Turner Sports and CBS Sports studio team for the Final Four and National Championship

Ernie Johnson hosted studio coverage from the Final Four and National Championship with analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith – joined by Greg Gumbel and analysts Reggie Miller, Seth Davis and Grant Hill.