Ringing the Bell on American ads during Super Bowl broadcasts

The CRTC, led by its new chairman, is expected to reverse the controversial decision related to simultaneous ad substitution

Ringing the Bell on American ads during Super Bowl broadcastsIt being the time of year to make football predictions, here’s one: there won’t be any U.S. Super Bowl ads on cable broadcasts of the big game when it comes around again early next year. Ian Scott, incoming chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), will have the unpopular task of reversing the…

Touchdown: an NFL franchise in Canada would score big

A Toronto team would easily sell out. New advertising revenue, jobs and industries would be created. Hotels, restaurants and bars would flourish

Touchdown: an NFL franchise in Canada would score bigTORONTO, Ont. March 7, 2017 /Troy Media/ – It’s a great time of year to be a sports fan. Hockey and basketball playoffs are only a few weeks away. Baseball spring training has started. Soccer, tennis and golf are in full swing. Football is still a few months away. Canadian Football League training camps open in…

The NFL’s questionable social conscience

A league that claims to care about any number of ailments in today's society can't even look after one player's health problems

The NFL’s questionable social conscienceRED DEER, Alta. Dec. 2, 2016/ Troy Media/ – The NFL usually means the National Football League but lately it has been the call sign for something completely different: hypocrisy. The sports giant has suspended Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson for 10 games for failing a drug test. It's his second suspension this year,…
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