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ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Travis Vogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The American Broadcasting Company division ABC Sports is behind some of network sports television’s most significant practices, personalities, and moments. It created the weekend anthology Wide World ... More


Media Sport: Richard Haynes and Raymond Boyle

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter begins by noting the role of Scottish sport in the nation, and the particular tendencies of Scottish sports coverage in the media. The economic costs of new sports developments and their ... More


The digital age, media sport and mega-events: piracy and symbiosis in the cultural industries

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

What are the implications of the digital age and new media for media-sport and the mediation of sport mega-events like the Olympics? In this chapter we focus on the internet ‘piracy’ problem and look ... More


Post-Sports

Steve Redhead

in We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates some aspects of the speeding-up of sport and sports media in contemporary accelerated culture alongside a generalised rethinking of the sociology of modernity. In a 1990s ... More


Cable, NFL Media, and NFL Films’ Dinosaur Television

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how the development of cable television and NFL Media enhanced the production and circulation of NFL Films content. As NFL Films' programming set the stage for the development ... More


Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Travis Vogan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

NFL Films changed the way Americans view football. This book traces the subsidiary's development from a small independent film production company to the marketing machine that Sports Illustrated ... More


Introduction: NFL Films and Pro Football

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores how NFL Films shaped the way Americans view football and paved the way for the emergence of cable television and Internet sports media. Baseball is traditionally recognized as ... More


The Shakespeares of Sports Films

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how NFL Films' engagements with aesthetic traditions, the discourses surrounding the company, and its selective incorporation of positive critical reception into its publicity ... More


Conclusion: The Persistence and Obsolescence of NFL Films

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This concluding chapter examines the continued presence of NFL Films' traditional practices—and the values they deliver—at a time when the National Football League (NFL) evidences less support for ... More


The Disappearance of Curt Flood’s Blackness

Abraham Iqbal Khan

in Curt Flood in the Media: Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist Athlete

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031380
eISBN:
9781621032564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031380.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the rhetorical consonances between black press support for Flood and the national sports media’s advocacy of his case. It considers the support Flood received in the New York ... More


More Movies than News

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the productions of NFL Films that not only document but also exalt the National Football League (NFL). NFL Films productions document and provide historical records of NFL ... More


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