Tag: NFL

NBC hopes to lure displaced Philly sports fans with new streaming plan

NBC is going after Philly fans who don’t live in Philly anymore. The peacock network is launching a new streaming product, called “Philly Pass.” It will gives folks outside the network’s Philadelphia territory to have access to pre- and post-game coverage of NBC Sports’ Eagles, Phillies and Sixers coverage. The pass, which will cost $29.99

The NFL on Twitter? Coming this fall

The NFL is coming to Twitter this fall. Twitter has beaten out Verizon and Amazon for $10 million global rights to stream 10 NFL Thursday night games to fans around the world. Twitter will be able to show games on its app on platforms like Xbox game consoles and the NFl said it’s working on

DirecTV to offer free NFL Sunday Ticket preview

The NFL officially kicks off the season Sunday, Sept. 9, with a full slate of games and DirecTV viewers will get a chance to look at all of them. DirecTV will offer a one-week preview of its popular NFL Sunday Ticket package which offers a chance to see all broadcasts show on Fox and CBS

On 9/11, fan brings taser to NFL Jets-Cowboys game

A man came to New York from South Carolina Sunday with family and friends to see the Jets-Cowboys game on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 — and ended up using technology in a not so good way. Leroy McKelvey, 59, somehow got a taser into the stadium, got into an altercation with several Jets fans,

Madden 12 kickoff show to air on NBC Sunday

The new Madden is very good (read our review by clicking here) The game hits stores Tuesday, Aug. 30, and comes out with 32 team specific runouts featuring mascots and cheerleaders in pregame, a new player degradation system that affects uniforms and player performance plus new online modes that allow you to build communities of

“Madden 12” videogame improves on last year, hits hard

Let me say this right off the bat: the new Madden football game looks really, really good. EA Sports has really upgraded the camera angles and pregame stadium shots and made pregame introductions more a part of the festivities. I loved how the sun would set in late afternoon games or how the weather would

NFL’s Tampa Bay Bucs replacing Playbooks with iPad 2s

The NFL is notoriously a copycat league, so expect this move to spread fast: the Tampa Bay Bucs have tossed those heavy playbooks for iPad 2s. The Playbooks, which come in those middle school-like notebook binders, are heavy and, at least to the coaches in Florida, they’re antiquated, too. The Bucs have outfitted each of