Turner Sports

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Turner Sports
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Division of: Turner Broadcasting System
Key people: David Levy, president
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia
Major broadcasting contracts: MLB
NBA
PGA Championship
NCAA March Madness
Parent: Time Warner

Turner Sports is the division of Turner Broadcasting System (a subsidiary of Time Warner) responsible for sports broadcasts on Turner channels including TBS, TNT, and TruTV, and for operating the digital media outlets NCAA.com, NBA.com, PGATOUR.com and PGA.com. Turner Sports also operates NBA TV on behalf of the National Basketball Association.

Turner also owns Peachtree TV, the former WTBS, which was the longtime home of Atlanta Braves Baseball. This relationship ended after the 2013 season.

Current properties[edit]

Other television properties[edit]

  • NBA TV (managed on behalf of the NBA)

Turner Sports Interactive[edit]

  • NCAA.com
    • Starting with the 2010–11 academic year and continuing through 2023–24, Turner has digital rights to all NCAA championships across all divisions. Under the deal, Turner also manages NCAA.com.[1] This does not include championships of the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, which are not organized by the NCAA.
  • NBA.com
  • PGATOUR.com
  • PGA.com
  • NFL.com
  • Bleacher Report
    • Time Warner acquired this sports news website in August 2012 for an estimated value of close to $200 million.[2]

Other[edit]

Former properties[edit]

Turner South[edit]

TBS[edit]

TNT[edit]

Notable Turner Sports personalities (past and present)[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (September 21, 2010). "Turner wins NCAA digital rights". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ Bercovici, Jeff. "Turner Buys Bleacher Report, Next-Gen Sports Site, for $175M-Plus". Forbes.com.