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Lemaitre – Rocket Girl ft Betty Who

Norwegian natives and duo Lemaitre shared their latest single, “Rocket Girl,” to a series of collaborative tracks with fellow LA-located migrant musicians. The electro-pop track is bolstered by Betty Who‘s momentous Katy Perry-esque vocals and lyrics — “Watch me fly across the universe”— as well as abundant, astral instrumentation. The emboldening song received lots of loving back […]

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ESPN’s F1 Season Opener Broadcast Was A Catastrophe

Formula One is off to an interesting start in 2018. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel got lucky and took advantage of the virtual safety car to win the Australian Grand Prix opener, relegating perennial winner Lewis Hamilton to second place amid what Mercedes called a software problem. America’s Haas F1 seemed to be doing…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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You’ll Be Able To Stream At Least Some F1 This Year

Formula One’s new American broadcaster ESPN just released their broadcast schedule for 2018, Racer reports. Whether you’re using F1's streaming platform or not, you’ll have to stream some F1 sessions next year. Nearly every race except the Monaco Grand Prix has at least one practice session on ESPN’s streaming…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Overwatch Pro Called An Opponent A “Fucking Faggot”; ESPN Reporter Who Broke Story Immediately Caught With Racist And Sexist Tweets

According to an ESPN report, someone filed a support ticket with Blizzard after Overwatch League player Taimou called another player a “fucking faggot kid” on a Twitch stream on January 23. The Overwatch League has yet to comment publicly, while his team, the Dallas Fuel, sent this statement to Compete:Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Source: ESPN.com Altered A Headline And Buried Stories To Placate Advertisers

ESPN.com altered the published headline of one story and deleted Twitter and Facebook posts about it, and halted the promotion of another story, all under pressure from advertising partners, according to an ESPN source and internal emails viewed by Deadspin.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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American F1 Fans Won’t Have To Illegally Stream British F1 Broadcasts Next Year

If you’re not a person who mutes sports commentary because you could totally do better, you’ll either be pleased or rather annoyed that America will get a U.K.-based Formula One broadcast next year. Perhaps the British will use this platform to tell thousands of Americans how bad we are at roundabouts. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Disney’s Acquisition Of 21st Century Fox Means For Sports Fans

A blockbuster media consolidation deal announced this morning sees Fox handing over nearly its entire empire to ESPN’s corporate parent Disney, with the exceptions of Fox News and the national Fox Sports networks FS1, FS2, BTN, Fox Deportes, and Fox Soccer Plus. Disney will now possess 22 Fox Sports RSNs that hold…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Formula One Is Giving Us The Live Stream We Demanded In 2018

Formula One listened to our demands, and they’re finally giving us what we want. F1's Managing Director of Commercial Operations Sean Bratches told Autosport that the series is rolling out its own in-house streaming service for races and other clips starting next season. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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ESPN Makes Street Fighter Player Change Character’s Thong Due to ‘Broadcast Standards’

On Sunday night, ESPN aired Evo 2017’s Street Fighter V finals. During Ryota “Kazunoko” Inoue’s match, in which he played as the character Cammy, ESPN requested that Kazunoko change the character’s costume from her default thong leotard to her formalwear DLC outfit. (Cammy does not wear pants in this formal outfit,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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