The Era of Streaming Niche Sports Dawns
New York Times
A new generation of niche sports is looking to streaming instead of big networks to find more exposure and new fans.
How to Build the Super Forearm Strength of a Pro Arm Wrestler
Learn how armwrestling champs blast their forearms away from the competition table.
Would you pay 99 cents for five minutes of an NBA game? Bleacher Report may soon let you
Turner and its Bleacher Report sports site are making a pitch to sports streamers: a new flexible pay subscription video service for live NBA and other sports action.
The World Armwrestling League Wants Its Fourth Season To Be The Best Yet
For World Armwrestling League president and commissioner Steve Kaplan, a 2014 trip to Afghanistan was a source of inspiration. Kaplan, who’d been in advertising and entrepreneurship for most of his career, traveled to talk to soldiers about starting their own businesses once their military service was over.
Introducing B/R Live, an All-New Live Sports Streaming Service
B/R Live is set to launch next week and will be absolutely free to everyone on a trial basis until June. In April, it will begin by featuring live content from The Spring League, the World Armwrestling League and more.
Bleacher Report steps into the live TV arena with sports streamer B/R Live
B/R Live’s sports slate will include NBA League Pass games, 65 NCAA Championship games, the PGA Championship, National Lacrosse League, World Arm Wrestling League, UEFA Championship League, and UEFA Europa League matches, and more.
NBA on TNT Crew Has Hilarious Arm Wrestling Competition
Every once in a while, the NBA on TNT crew takes a break from basketball to focus on other things. On this particular night, Shaq, Charles, Kenny and Ernie take a look into the World Armwrestling League and it did not disappoint.
Turner to Launch Live Sports Service Bleacher Report Live
The Hollywood Reporter
The company, which unveiled the service Tuesday at an event in New York, plans to offer a range of live sports broadcasts — including UEFA Champions League, NBA League Pass, NCAA Championships and PGA Championship — through the service. A subscription to B/R Live will also include access to more niche competitions, including National Lacrosse League, the Spring League, Red Bull Global Rallycross and World Arm Wrestling League.
More women entering the arm wrestling ring
It was only four years ago that the World Arm Wrestling League came to be. Before that, arm wrestling matches were kind of a basement bar sport, with an underground following.A lot has changed since then, especially the kinds of people willing to belly up to that table.
Turner Sports Unveils ‘Bleacher Report Live’ Pay-Streaming Service
The new Bleacher Report Live service, slated to debut in April, will carry thousands of live sporting events. Those include UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League soccer matches, NBA League Pass games, 65 NCAA championship events, the PGA Championship, National Lacrosse League, the Spring League pro-football scouting event, Red Bull Global Rallycross and World Arm Wrestling League.
World Armwrestling League Kicks Off New Season In Rosemont
Arm wrestling is one of mankind’s oldest competitions, dating back to ancient Egypt; and now the sport is enjoying a modern day surge in popularity. The new season of the World Armwrestling League kicks off Thursday night in Rosemont.
World Armwrestling League president Steve Kaplan calls partnership with Turner and B/R Live “a match made in heaven”
The expansion of streaming services has given a larger platform to properties like the World Armwrestling League, which will have its first event on Turner's B/R Live Thursday night.
World Armwrestling League opens Supermatch series in Rosemont
In this Q&A with the Daily Herald, founder and WAL President Steve Kaplan, 58, talks about the growing sport, its draw and its future
The Best Female Arm Wrestlers In the World Are Coming To Your TV
But first, we need to introduce you to the WAL — the World Armwrestling League. Yes, it’s legit. It’s not just a fad that’s going away any time soon. In fact, Turner Sports is bringing armwrestling to the masses with the help of Bleacher Report Live’s new streaming service.
WAL Partners with Turner Sports
World Armwrestling League (WAL) recently announced that Turner Sports’ new streaming service, Bleacher Report LIVE will be the exclusive source for its live event programming. The new streaming service will allow fans to watch WAL live events including five regional events and the final event of the WAL season – Supermatch Showdown Championship.
The World Armwrestling League returns to Sports Feed ahead of Superman Showdown Series 401
Once again, some of the best arm wrestlers in the world are making their way to the Chicago area. Before the compete, a few are even stopping by Sports Feed, too.
World Armwrestling Supermatch Series
The World Armwrestling's Supermatch Series is getting ready to take place right here in Baltimore. Matt Mask and Jordan Sill from the World Armwrestling League join us this morning with all the details about the event.
Armed and dangerous: At 45, Denham Springs man still near the top of unique sport
In every middle school cafeteria in America, there’s probably one boy who beats all his classmates in arm wrestling. Three decades ago in Central, it was Craig Tullier.
World Armwrestling League comes to Baltimore
The 35-year-old from Severna Park is definitely someone you don’t want to mess with. Especially in the arena of arm wrestling.
World Armwrestling League puts Cleveland 'Over the Top'
The World Armwrestling League made a knuckle-busting stop in Cleveland this week with Six "Best of 5" matches.
Albertan Matt Mask heading to World Armwrestling League Supermatch Showdown
Albertan Matt “Wildhorse” Mask joins Global News Morning Calgary with details on his upcoming World Armwrestling League Supermatch Showdown in Atlanta September 5.
My Arms Can Kill Your Arms
I don’t remember the genesis of my longtime fascination with it, but for years now I’ve had this sustained — and very much unexplained — curiosity about arm wrestling.
Tulsa native Geoff Hale to compete in World Armwrestling League Thursday
Friends surrounded the table and trash talk spewed back and forth as sixth-grader Geoff Hale stepped up to battle the rest of his friends at the baseball camp in a match of pure strength: arm wrestling.
Polo arm wrestler ready for showdown in Cleveland
For many, it might come as a surprise that the sport of arm wrestling holds professional, regulated competitions beyond the bluster of taverns and lunch halls that most associate it with.
Arm wrestling league comes to Cleveland
It was once a way to settle childhood disputes. Then, a way for adolescents to decide who was stronger.Now, it’s the basis for a league of men and women from all walks of life, trying to lay claim to the title, best arm wrestler in the world.