The new streaming network offers big sports stars combined with nostalgic throwback content and original programming via Xumo in the U.S. and the Roku Channel in Canada along with YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Raycom Sports today unveiled a new television show to coincide with the 2016 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship. The hour-long special, Forging History: The Road to an ACC Championship, will show what it takes to become an ACC Football Champion. NFL Network host and NFL.com senior reporter Jeffri Chadiha will narrate the special, which is a collaborative […]
Raycom Sports announced today an exclusive partnership with XOS Digital, a collegiate sports content management and licensing company. Under the agreement, XOS will provide archiving, enforcement, and content representation services for the entire Raycom Sports portfolio. Since its founding in 1979, Raycom Sports has built one of the most extensive content libraries in collegiate athletics, […]
Raycom Sports today named Bill Lancaster vice president of sales. He joins Raycom from WTLV-WJXX Jacksonville, Fla., where he was VP-station manager and director of sales since 2014. Lancaster will start on June 20th and work from Raycom’s Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Lancaster was with Gannett for more than 20 years, starting as account executive at WFMY […]
The longtime sports media executive has worked at Sports South, Fox Sports, Speed, IMG College and Mulberry Street Media Co.
He joined the sports syndicator when it launched in 1979 and will step down at the end of the year.
Les Vann, president-GM of Media General’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 27) has a new broadcast partnership with Raycom Sports to carry the ACC Network, which includes the live broadcast of 13 football games and 24 basketball games during the 2015-16 season. “The Atlantic Coast Conference has a rich tradition in college sports,” said Vann. […]
Raycom Media Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of New York-based Tupelo-Honey Productions (THP), including 50% of My Tupelo Entertainment. The acquisition adds to the Raycom Media production capabilities, which include Raycom Sports, a subsidiary of Raycom Media based in Charlotte, N.C. Cary Glotzer will continue to be the CEO of Tupelo-Honey […]
The deal with Raycom Sports for carriage on NBC Philadelphia Nonstop builds on the station’s earlier coverage of ACC football.