NBC SPORTS DIGITAL “BYTES”
April 2, 2015 – Vol. 52
NBC Sports and Yahoo Sports’ Mad Dash Delivers 16.3 Million Video Starts Since Debut
Mad Dash, a weekday morning video roundup of the day’s biggest trending sports stories, has delivered 16.3 million video starts since its debut in November, according to Omniture. The two-minute, short-form video hosted by NBC Sports Digital’s Jenna Corrado is curated each morning by Yahoo Sports and co-produced by NBC Sports Digital. Mad Dash is an integral part of the NBC Sports/Yahoo alliance that includes original, short-form, digital programming, as well as a cross-platform collaboration around Fantasy Football Live on NBCSN.
Click here for a link to today’s Mad Dash.
Rotoworld.com Posts Best March Ever
Rotoworld.com posted its best March ever with 5.6 million unique users and 24.2 million visits, up 26.2% and 16.9%, respectively, over Mar. 2014. With the start of NFL Free Agency and the NBA season in full swing, following were the most-visited player pages on Rotoworld.com during March:
- Sam Bradford, QB, Philadelphia Eagles
- Michael Crabtree, WR, Free Agent
- DeMarco Murray, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
- LeSean McCoy, RB, Buffalo Bills
- Hassan Whiteside, C, Miami Heat
- Kevin Durant, F, Oklahoma City Thunder
- Brandon Knight, G, Phoenix Suns
- Russell Westbrook, G, Oklahoma City Thunder
- Kyle Lowry, G, Toronto Raptors
- DeMarcus Cousins, C, Sacramento Kings
Play Ball with the RSN’s!
Hope springs eternal as the NBC Regional Sports Networks celebrate the opening of the 2015 Major League Baseball season.
The best coverage for the World Championship San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s baseball is Comcast SportsNet. With 291 live broadcasts in 2015, Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic and A’s Insider Joe Stiglich bring you wire-to-wire TV and online coverage.
Coming off an off season where Jim Salisbury broke stories like the Jimmy Rollins trade, he’ll continue to cover everything you want to know about the Phillies for CSNPhilly.com.
Veteran Insider Sean McAdam will deliver the latest news and start conversations that matter most to Red Sox fans on CSNNE.com.
SNY.tv provides comprehensive, exclusive online coverage of the Mets featuring game highlights, exclusive web-only postgame show, Post Game Extra, and one-on-one interviews with players, coaches and SNY personalities Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling and Gary Cohen.
GolfChannelAcademy.com Launches For Golfers Seeking Hands-On Instruction
Golf Channel Academy, a dedicated network of teaching facilities and a hands-on extension of Golf Channel’s primetime instruction programming, will begin to roll out next week with an initial 57 locations in 26 states and Canada. In support of this launch, GolfChannelAcademy.com – the dedicated website for the new initiative – is now live. The site features a directory of all Golf Channel Academy locations and additional information on the facilities, programs, PGA of America and LPGA teaching credentials, and the inaugural group of more than 190 lead and staff coaches.
ICYMI on NBC SportsWorld
This week on NBC SportsWorld, Joe Posnanski profiles former Major League Baseball player Bobby Bragan, who played with — and was heavily influenced by — Jackie Robinson. Click here for a link to the long-form story.
Travis Hale takes an in-depth look at just what the Spurs mean to the blue-collar city of San Antonio as they prepare for another playoff run. Click here for a link to the long-form story on NBC SportsWorld.
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