NBC Sports and MSNBC announced on Monday that they are now officially partners. The multi-year agreement makes NBCSports.com the official sports channel of MSNBC.com and NBC Sports.They will deliver videos, breaking news, photos, standings, scores, in-depth features, fantasy sports news and information, fantasy games, social tools and NBC Sports’ coverage of major professional and amateur sports for the fans, all in one place.
“Partnering with msnbc.com will enable us to successfully compete in the top tier of sport sites on the Internet,��? said Perkins Miller, Senior Vice President, Digital Media, NBC Sports and Olympics. “The new site will serve users with the some of the quickest, deepest coverage of breaking sports news anywhere on the web, and serve the marketplace with branded, integrated opportunities merging the best of NBC Sports on-air and online experiences.��?
“NBC Sports is a tremendous brand,��? said Charlie Tillinghast, President of msnbc.com. “By combining its compelling sports content with the reach and expertise of msnbc.com, we’re positioned to deliver the most complete sports coverage on every platform.��?