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What connection is there between SpongeBob SquarePants and the NFL?

Nickelodeon has, since 2021, occasionally broadcast NFL games. During those broadcasts, they often feature SpongeBob SquarePants, possibly the most well-known Nickelodeon original character. The ...
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Why are NFL players introduced with their college team?

To understand this phenomenon, you need to know something about the culture of sports in the US. First: there is no promotion/relegation system for professional sports. This means that in any ...
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How to identify the teams playing a particular football match?

Sometimes tournament organizers show the team colors near the scoresheet. E.g, during Champions League games this information is shown in the upper left corner of the screen, but it can also depend on ...
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What is the walk out song World Cup 2018?

I believe it's The White Stripes - 'Seven Nation Army'.
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Why do I receive the match signal before the TV in the stadium?

The stadium screen has the same effective delay as the television feed - they often are the exact same, with the TV feed getting additional graphics over top. Suppose this delay is five seconds from ...
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How is DONDA SPORTS associated with antisemitism?

Donda Sports is an agency ... founded ... by Ye (Kanye West) and Justin Laboy, and as such is linked to Ye as the co-owner and co-founder. (Note: Ye is the current preferred name of the person who ...
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Why Olympics don't follow exact time to conduct a game?

For all major badminton tournaments, not just the Olympics, they only use a limited number of courts for major games (e.g semifinals and finals). As a result the scheduling works in a way for example ...
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How does the NFL distribute their content online?

It appears that this year (2016) at least that some games will be available via Twitter. https://nflcommunications.com/Pages/2016-'Thursday-Night-Football'-Broadcast-Schedule-Announced.aspx
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Why do I receive the match signal before the TV in the stadium?

Why do I receive the match signal before the TV in the stadium? the stadium screen shows the match with a delay with respect to my signal As someone who works in the broadcast industry, I can ...
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Why are the Stanley Cup Finals on NBC Sports and not NBC?

Since 1995, the Stanley Cup Finals have had two or three games broadcast on a cable channel, and the rest of the games shown on a broadcast network. Before 1995, going back to 1981, almost all finals ...
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Largest audience for a sport match?

According to FIFA, seems that more than 715 million people watched the 2014 World Cup Final source. So I believe that this events has a large audience than that match
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Why is the hashtag #P3tra used in posts about Petra Kvitová

Petra Kvitová has a record of playing the biggest number of three-set matches, which is not something to be very proud of, I guess, but it has earned her the affectionate nickname “P3tra”.
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In 2016 IPL T20 cricket matches, are the commentators in the stadium or watching a broadcast in a studio?

The simple answer is - it depends. For a lot of matches, the commentators will be in the ground, but for others they won't be, for a lot of reasons but usually for financial ones - it can make ...
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Why are NFL players introduced with their college team?

there is no need for them to mention the college that they went to. Some players mention the high school that they went to and some have even mentioned their middle school or elementary school. The ...
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Which sports broadcast gets the highest TRP rate?

According to article from Whatculture FIFA World Cup with average viewer 3.5 billion is the most watched sport broadcast in the world. But FIFA says 3.2 billion and estimated 280 million people around ...
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Song played before commercial breaks at the 2022 US Open

I believe this is "Light up the Night" by Nick Connors. It was previously (mistakenly) suggested and then deleted on a question about the 2020 US Open coverage, and part of the chorus ...
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Who decides this type of things in LIVE cricket matches?

Neither - the broadcaster does. The commentators watch the broadcast themselves so that they are accurately describing what the audience will see, and can explain why something has happened when the ...
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Finland goal song at IIHF WM 2019

It's called Peto on Irti by VilleGalle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svb8hBO52MY
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Why are Indian news TV channels not showing coverage of cricket matches?

Because it has to do with the amount of people having interest in IPL. The broadcasting rights of IPL and International Cricket both sold by BCCI to STAR Sports can give you an insight of how popular ...
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Why do MLB games start at incremental times; e.g. 7:05, 6:10, etc?

This is done to support telecasts by establishing a pre-game (which teams are playing, presenting any relevant storylines for the teams, etc) and providing opportunities for advertising (ie, ...
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Why are there no LIV Golf golfers in US Open featured groups?

LIV players are banned from PGA tour and its events. The US Open is not run by the PGA, so the organizers let LIV players to still play this year. But they may ban them in the coming years. Here's an ...
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How to watch all NBA games ESPN?

ESPN is one of the NBA's broadcast partners, but does not show nearly all NBA games. They (along with ABC) show 101 games this year, with TNT showing 65, NBA TV showing 107, and other games being ...
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2020 US Open theme music

The song is "Kings and Queens" by Ava Max. It was released in 2020, and is featured before and after matches.
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Tony Romo broadcast times?

506sports.com is generally the big name for NFL broadcast maps. They're most known for finding out what your US local TV station is airing, but their maps also shows who they think the scheduled ...
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How to identify the teams playing a particular football match?

Even if you don't know any particular player, you can usually guess which team is which by reading the names of players on their jerseys. For instance, if you were watching Colombia vs Poland, you ...
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How to identify the teams playing a particular football match?

You tell them appart by their uniform, as you dont know them you could find them online, for example here are the Fifa pages for the two teams playing today. That way you can identify them better when ...
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Largest audience for a sport match?

There is a new record, the 2018 world cup final was viewed by 1.12 billion viewers. Record audience world cup
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NFL broadcast info---HS or college affiliation? What does that mean?

As others have noted, there are no real requirements on this. Most players specify their college, though in recent years some have begun calling out their high school. One more complicated situation ...
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How does the NBA get paid by the networks for playoff games?

The NBA included rights to broadcast playoff games in the $24 billion extension signed with Disney/ESPN and TNT. This deal covers both regular season and playoff games: Under this arrangement, ...
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