Turner to Beef Up CES Sports Showcase

eSports, virtual racing and NBA commissioner Adam Silver will highlight the Sports Business Innovation showcase
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Turner Sports is expanding the Sports Business Innovation showcase it debuted at the 2016 CES, with an eSports program, a live telecast of TNT's Inside the NBA and a virtual Formula E race pitting real drivers vs. fans.

The 2017 CES Sports Business Innovation event begins Jan. 5 at Tech West Sands, Hall D, with panels from 9 a.m. to noon, featuring NBA commissioner Adam Silver, NCAA president Mark Emmert, Turner Sports analyst Grant Hill, WNBA star Sue Bird, Bleacher Report CEO Dave Finocchio, and Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.

Following the panels, eLeague, the professional eSports organization founded by Turner and WME-IMG, will do a live show from CES previewing its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) competitive event, which will be held Jan. 22-29 in Atlanta.

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