2014: What A Year: NFL’s Michael Sam

Believe it or not, there will be a time when an athlete’s sexuality – if it’s anything other than heterosexual, that is – will not be a topic of conversation but, as Michael Sam reminded us this year, we’re not quite there yet. That said, while he’s just a guy who wants to play professional football, […]

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NBC to Launch Sports Illustrated TV Show

NBC Sports is partnering with Time, Inc. Sports Group to produce a TV show called “Sports Illustrated,” reports The New York Times. The network announced the program, which will air monthly, on Monday, explaining it will include features and stories pegged to some of the magazine’s articles, as well as feature commentary from SI journalists. […]

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HBO, Sports Illustrated Team For Multi-Part Documentary

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – HBO and Sports Illustrated are uniting to create a multi-part documentary “Sport in America: Our Defining Stories,” the companies announced Tuesday. The documentary, which will also be presented by Endgame Entertainment and Playground, will examine “how the universal thread of sport has shaped America’s character,” according to the […]

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