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Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

3 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

Viacom is getting into the streaming TV business. The operator of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon has purchased free streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million. Pluto...
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13 celebrities who are rooting for the Rams to win Super Bowl LIII

13 celebrities who are rooting for the Rams to win Super Bowl LIII

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There's always been a pretty significant intersection between Hollywood and the world of sports, but with a successful NFL team rooted in the City of Angels once again, many of...
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Arena Football League approves new team for Atlantic City

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

The Arena Football League has approved a new team to play in Atlantic City, and legal sports betting is at least part of the reason for it. The league announced...
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Hall of Fame historian Joe Horrigan to retire

8 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Joe Horrigan, perhaps the most knowledgeable historian in the sport, is retiring as executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on June 1. Horrigan has spent 42 years...
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Marijuana ads not welcome at the Super Bowl

Marijuana ads not welcome at the Super Bowl

9 hours ago   |   Think Progress

CBS has declined to air an ad about medical marijuana's therapeutic properties during Super Bowl LIII next month. The network won't miss the money, as someone else will surely...
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Hyundai cleans up at 'Oscars of the automotive industry' with big wins in Detroit

14 hours ago   |   CNBC

Hyundai's Kona sport utility took the award for top utility, which included its electric version.
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At Tribune forum, Ald. Tom Tunney defends clash with Cubs as team leaders give money to one of his challengers

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Veteran Wrigleyville Ald. Tom Tunney talked up his clash with Chicago Cubs ownership Monday, trading barbs with two political challengers who seek to control his popular city...
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The 25 best golf courses in America in 2019, ranked

The 25 best golf courses in America in 2019, ranked

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

This month, a report by Wealth-X intelligence confirmed golf as the No. 1 preferred sport for multi-millionaires worldwide. Golf Digest released their biennial ranking of...
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Why Topgolf is putting esports lounges in its entertainment venues

Why Topgolf is putting esports lounges in its entertainment venues

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Topgolf is adding esports lounges to its golf entertainment restaurants and sports bars, starting with a location with TCL 4K TVs in Las Vegas.
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Real estate side gigs: Industry players are investing in everything from whiskey to pro sports

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York

On the evening of Dec. 3, the Corcoran Group's Cathy Franklin rushed from showing a $22.5 million listing at One57 to 67 Wine & Spirits on the Upper West Side to talk about...
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Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom is getting into the streaming TV business. The operator of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon has purchased free streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million. Pluto... Read more ...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

The Department of State is postponing an international conference on border security and export control "due to the partial US government shutdown," a spokesperson said in a... Read more ...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during the 2016 election

The special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be interested in the relationship between President Donald Trump's campaign and the National Rifle Association. The FBI has long... Read more ...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is more cognizant than previously reported, her family's attorney reveals

Last month, a Phoenix, Arizona care facility made headlines when it was reported that a patient gave birth despite having been in a vegetative state. Now the woman's attorney... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for State of the Union 'walkthrough'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi instructed the Sergeant at Arms to cancel a walkthrough for White House officials preparing the State of the Union address. President Trump wants to... Read more ...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing their jobs to robots

Business Insider talked to Laura Barrowman, the chief technology officer at Credit Suisse, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday. Barrowman said workers... Read more ...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's statement on his viral confrontation with a Native American protester

A Kentucky-based PR firm was reportedly behind a statement from the high schooler at the center of a confrontation with a Native American protester at a Washington, DC... Read more ...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first Super Bowl

The New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl... again. The Patriots are going for their sixth Super Bowl win in 18 years, and the two constants during that dynasty are Tom... Read more ...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be closed during the Super Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, home of Super Bowl 2019 , has a Chick-fil-A, but it closes on Sundays - when most NFL games are played. When Chick-fil-A closes, it... Read more ...

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

A new startup is taking over a once-abandoned auto plant in central Illinois to make electric trucks and SUVs. But Americans have been slow to adopt electric vehicles. (Image... Read more ...