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Sky Bet Championship side Leeds have signed a five-year kit deal with Italian sports manufacturer Kappa. The team will wear the new kit for the first time in their pre-season friendly with Harrogate Town on July 10 and chairman Massimo Cellino is delighted with the arrangement. “We are very happy…

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Discovery Communications said Tuesday that its Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific unit has acquired Setanta Sports Asia, a sports channel specializing in rugby. ‎ Reaching more than 42 million homes across 16 countries, Setanta Sports Asia is one of the fastest-growing sports channels in Asia, the company said. "It super serves passionate…

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Chinese search engine company Baidu is rumored to be talking with U.K. digital sports media group Perform Group to establish a joint venture in China. Perform's core business is purchasing digital copyrights of various high-level sports events, displaying those events on online with its powerful digital editing capacity, and attracting…

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The AFL broadcasting landscape could experience a massive transformation in the next rights agreement after reports emerged that the league had approached Google about lodging a potentially multi-billion bid for rights to the code. With the current five-year rights agreement set to expire at the end of the 2016 season,…

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Derek Jeter's media platform just raised $9.5 million. The Players' Tribune, which launched in October 2014, is a website that hosts content created by athletes. The site's first-person pieces offer a deeper glimpse into athletes' lives: thoughts on aging, education, disabilities -- and, of course, their careers. A press release…

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Chelsea are set to push on with plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge rather than explore the building of a new stadium on a different site. The Premier League champions are keen to expand capacity due to supporter demand, and a redeveloped stadium could see their capacity rise from just below…

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The Minnesota Vikings and U.S. Bancorp confirmed they have a deal to call the downtown Minneapolis football stadium U.S. Bank Stadium as part of a 20-year partnership. U.S. Bancorp spokesman Dana Ripley declined to disclose terms of the deal, but disputed the $220 million total and $8.8 million annual value…

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Three-time Serie A champion Roma is moving ahead with an ambitious 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) plan for a new, privately financed stadium and surrounding business and entertainment center on the city's outskirts. Pending government approval, construction will begin by December and last up to two years, the club's American…

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The Hills Sports Stadium will undergo a $3.25 million expansion following a deal between the Hills Basketball Association and The Hills Shire Council. Under the expansion, the four-court stadium at Fred Caterson Reserve will receive new offices, additional car parking and two new courts, including a 500-seat grandstand. The council…

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The Fishers City Council has delayed a vote on an incentive package for a proposed $76.4 million recreational sports center at I-69 Exit 210, as the developers finalize financing. Hamilton County-based GK Sports and Entertainment proposes to build a 6,000-seat arena, a 245,000-square-foot fieldhouse, a 630-space parking garage, several office…