Sports Media in Canada: Canadian Football Media, Canadian Sports Journalists, Canadian Sports Magazines, National Hockey League Media Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781157948315

Published: August 16th 2011

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Sports Media in Canada: Canadian Football Media, Canadian Sports Journalists, Canadian Sports Magazines, National Hockey League Media  by  Source Wikipedia

Sports Media in Canada: Canadian Football Media, Canadian Sports Journalists, Canadian Sports Magazines, National Hockey League Media by Source Wikipedia
August 16th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 108 pages | ISBN: 9781157948315 | 10.14 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Canadian football media, Canadian sports journalists, Canadian sports magazines, National HockeyMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 38. Chapters: Canadian football media, Canadian sports journalists, Canadian sports magazines, National Hockey League media, Sports radio in Canada, Sports television in Canada, McFarlane NHL Sports Picks, Regional sports network, Blackout, Sports broadcasting contracts in Canada, Sporting News, TSN Top 50 CFL Players, Canadas Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, TSN Radio, The Team, North American Soccer Reporters, The Hockey News, 1954-55 Topps Hockey, Scoregolf, Don Cherrys RockEm Sockem Hockey, Professional Hockey Writers Association, Wilder Weir, ACTRA Foster Hewitt Award, Ski Canada, Ontario Out of Doors.

Excerpt: McFarlane Sports Picks is the name given to the line of sports-related action figures released by McFarlane Toys, a company founded by Spawn creator Todd McFarlane. The figures feature lifelike renderings of select stars in the four most popular sports in North America - hockey, football, baseball and basketball. The company has official licensing rights to the major professional leagues of each of these sports. An avid sports fan, collector of sports memorabilia and a former part-owner of a professional hockey team (Edmonton Oilers), Todd McFarlane created McFarlane Sports Picks in 2000 with the release of a series of NHL hockey players.

The figures were licensed by the NHLPA but not by the league itself- as such, the players jerseys featured the colours of the teams for which they played, but the NHLPA logo in place of the team logos (which the NHL holds rights to). The figures proved to be popular enough with fans and collectors that the NHL signed a licensing agreement with McFarlane, allowing future releases to be branded with league and team logos.

Later in 2001, McFarlane Sports Picks released Series 1 of their NHL line, and Series 1 & 2 of their NFL line. Quoted from Mark Weber (McFarlane: Sports Bran...



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