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Austin Karp is assistant managing editor for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Sports Illustrated Sees Slight Decline For Q1 Print Ad Revenue, While ESPN The Mag Flat

04 / 17 / 14

Sports Illustrated began ’14 with a slight dip in print ad revenue, as Q1 saw $146.0M compared to $147.8M last year during the same period (one less issue in '14), according to data from the Publishers Information Bureau. The Q1 data for SI does not include the annual swimsuit issue, which ha...

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Tags: Research and Ratings, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Golf Digest, Golf magazine, Golf World

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03/19/13
NBC Sports Net Up Big With NHL

NBC Sports Network is averaging 448,000 viewers through 27 NHL games this season to date, putting the net on pace to have its best season yet. The net saw its previous high during the last rights deal with 348,000 viewers for games during the ’10-11 season. The net’s average during this ...

Tags: Media, NHL

03/18/13
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

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03/15/13
MLB Net Gets Its Third Best Audience

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03/12/13
Cable Sports Net Distribution For March

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03/11/13
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

Fox’ NASCAR Sprint Cup coverage and NBC’s coverage of the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship led overnight Nielsen ratings for weekend sports telecasts. NBC earned a 4.4 overnight for yesterday’s final round from Doral, which saw Tiger Woods win for the seventh time a ...

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03/08/13
Final Nielsen Ratings

NBC Sports Network finished with 813,000 viewers last Sunday night for Canadiens-Bruins, marking the net’s fifth-best NHL regular-season audience yet. The telecast also was the net’s best Sunday night regular-season audience on record and best for a telecast involving a team from Canada ...

Tags: Media, NBC, Fox, UFC, NHL

03/04/13
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

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Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

02/22/13
NBC Sports Net Gets Best NHL Game Rating

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Tags: Media, NHL, NBC, Comcast Corp.

02/22/13
Final Nielsen Ratings

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

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