Samsung Electronics has signed on as the exclusive platinum sponsor for ESPN Latin America's World Cup news and information coverage, it was announced by Michael Fox, vice president worldwide advertising sales, ESPN International.

For the 6th consecutive year Latino Broadcasting Company is the official and exclusive Spanish-language radio network of the National Football League's Super Bowl.

Fox Sports World has acquired the English-language telecast rights to the FC Gold Cup 2002 with network telecasts set to commence on Friday, January 18, 2002. The opening match, between Martinique and Costa Rica, will kick-off at 7:00 PM ET, live from Miami's Orange Bowl.

The wide of world of sports is slowly making room for action sports. As advertisers spent less in 2001 and traditional sports continue to slump, extreme sports continue rapid growth.

Interep released its latest profile on the All Sports Radio format. Since WFAN –AM in New York debuted the format in 1987, over 300 stations across the country have adopted the male-dominated, often listener-interactive, format. Currently, 24 out of the top 25 continental U.S.

ESPN, ABC Sports and Major League Soccer have reached a multi-year, multi-faceted agreement for the live telecast of MLS matches, FIFA Men's World Cups in 2002 and 2006 and the Women's World Cup in 2003, it was announced by MLS Commissioner Don Garber, ESPN President George Bodenheimer and ABC Sp

The MetroStars and New York-area Spanish radio WADO 1280 AM jointly announced a new multi-year agreement that will make WADO 1280 AM the official Spanish-language broadcast partner of the MetroStars through the 2004 Major League Soccer season.

Dan Issel head coach for the National Basketball Association Denver Nuggets team, was suspended for four games after shouting a derogatory remark to a fan after a loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night.

Yahoo! en Español and Sportsio announced that they have reached a content distribution agreement to deliver Todofutbol.com and Umbro.com content on Yahoo! Deportes (http://deportes.espanol.yahoo.com).

The virtual doors are now open to FIFAworldcup.com, the official site of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan, Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) announced -- and international fans will have a chance to win two tickets and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Final match.

Major League Soccer (MLS) and US Youth Soccer have announced a strategic partnership combining the efforts of both organizations designed to reach out to the millions of soccer participants nationwide.

Because of substantially increased commitments at Univision Communications Inc.

Sports sponsorship strategies have typically focused on the male consumer. Now, the fast-evolving sports and entertainment landscape is convincing sponsors to consider female consumers more seriously as they seek to improve their ROI.

Los Angeles soccer fans are being deprived of access to world-class, international, professional soccer matches by practices called "anti-competitive," "arbitrary and discriminatory" in a lawsuit filed today by the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission against the United States Soccer Federati

Yahoo! en Español and ESPNdeportes.com announced that they have reached a content distribution agreement to deliver espndeportes.com content on Yahoo! Deportes (http://deportes.yahoo.com). As part of the agreement, Yahoo!

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