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Sporting News partners with digital video provider

March 28, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sporting News will add online highlight clips as part of a new business deal.

Parent company American City Business Journals and digital video provider Perform will work together on Sporting News Media in the United States and Canada. The venture will combine the two organizations’ management, sales, content, technology, editorial and media assets.

Perform owns ePlayer, which streams highlights and news from the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball, NHL, colleges and other sports.

American City Business Journals CEO Whitney Shaw says “we are combining the heritage and editorial excellence of one of the U.S.’s oldest sports media brands with a forward-looking, digitally focused organization.”

The joint venture will be owned 65 percent by Perform and 35 percent by ACBJ.

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