Sports Illustrated Thrown Into Chaos With Mass Layoffs

The company’s owner has been plunged into a maelstrom in recent weeks as its senior executives have been forced out.

Sports Illustrated Hit With ‘Mass Layoffs,’ Union Says

The cuts are arriving after Arena Group Holdings failed to make a licensing payment to Authentic Brands Group, according to a securities filing.

Sports Illustrated Publisher Arena Group Fires CEO Ross Levinsohn After AI Missteps

The sports website created fake author profiles that appeared to be generated by artificial intelligence.

Sports Illustrated Deletes Articles Published Under Fake Author Names And AI-Generated Profile Photos

Sports Illustrated on Monday said it had deleted several articles from its website after a report found the once-celebrated legacy magazine had published the pieces under fake author names and profile images generated by artificial intelligence. The report, which was published by Futurism, found that the magazine had repeatedly published articles whose authors could not be found online outside the Sports Illustrated website. The articles were all accompanied by AI-generated profile photos that Futurism also found for sale on digital marketplaces that sell AI-produced headshots.

Sports Illustrated Studios To Bring Magazine To TV, film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports Illustrated is branching out into movies and television. Authentic Media Brands and 101 Studios announced on Tuesday that they will launch Sports Illustrated Studios as […]

Meredith Sells Sports Illustrated To Further Digital Push

Cavs Owner Is Latest Interested Buyer For Sports Illustrated

Meredith To Sell Time, SI, Fortune, Money

The magazines, some of the most celebrated titles in the industry, clash with the lifestyle publications favored by Meredith, which bought Time Inc. last year.

Sportswriter Frank Deford Dies At 78

A longtime contributor to NPR, Sports Illustrated and HBO, Deford was the only sportswriter to receive a National Humanities Medal.

Why Sports Illustrated Is Launching Video Service

It Could Be That ESPN Is Ripe For A Takedown

The long-dominant sports network has lost a slew of subscribers while also facing money woes. Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports are joining forces against their rival, giving both more heft.

SI, Fox Sports Team Up For Ad Deal

The new arrangement will allow Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports to share “significant” content and sell ad units across both brands as well. It’s a scale play and a shot across the bow to ESPN, which has dominated sports in digital. Editorial collaborations will also spring out of the deal.

SI Turning Swimsuit Issue Reveal Into Show

NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated is turning the unveiling of its 2016 top swimsuit model into a television special. TNT will air a special on Feb. 13 that builds […]

Sports Illustrated Launches Weekly Live NFL Show

NBC, Sports Illustrated Plan TV Series

The show, called Sports Illustrated, is set to debut July 24 and is sponsored by Lexus but will include commercials for other advertisers. The magazine, part of Time Warner’s Time Inc. division, and NBC Sports, part of Comcast’s NBC Universal, are sharing production costs and revenue.