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Josh Carpenter

Josh Carpenter is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Minding My Business With Daytona International Speedway's David Strahan

04 / 02 / 14

Age : 35 Where I’m from : Okemos, Mich. Where I call home : Lake Mary, Fla. Position : Daytona Int'l Speedway Dir of Business Development Focusing on right now : Maximizing all the corporate opportunities around the Daytona Rising project. ...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, NASCAR, International Speedway Corp.

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03/31/14
Q&A With Tom Verducci

With the new MLB season comes a revamped look to Fox’ top broadcast booth, as Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci are replacing Tim McCarver as analysts to go with play-by-play announcer Joe Buck. Reynolds and Verducci both have experience in the analyst role, but calling the All-Star Game a ...

Tags: MLB Season Preview, Fox

03/28/14
CBS' Allie LaForce Talks NCAA Tourney

It has been a whirlwind few years for CBS' Allie LaForce. Since graduating from Ohio Univ. in '11, the 25-year-old has become the full-time co-host of "Lead Off" on CBS Sports Network with Doug Gottlieb, worked for CBS as a sideline reporter for NFL games last season, and this weekend will work alon ...

Tags: Media, NCAA, CBS

03/27/14
Darlington Optimistic About New NASCAR Dates

Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile this week said that a new date and additional promotional efforts for the track's April NASCAR weekend could lead to improved attendance. Darlington last fall agreed to hold its NASCAR weekend April 11-12 after nine years of it being on Mother’s Day wee ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, NASCAR

03/21/14
Final Ratings

FS1 averaged 702,000 viewers for last Saturday's Providence-Creighton Big East Championship game, the net’s most-watched college basketball game. Prior to the Big East’s restructuring this season, ESPN averaged 3.4 million viewers for last year’s Louisville-Syracuse championship ga ...

Tags: Media

03/19/14
Minding My Business With Mark Whitworth

Age : 51 Where I’m from : Louisville, Ky. Where I call home : Birmingham, Ala. Position : SEC Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball Focusing on right now : Positioning the SEC as a desirable conference for prospective college basketball players. ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, SEC

03/14/14
CBS To Air NBA Summer League Doc

CBS on Saturday will debut a documentary exploring the ’13 NBA Summer League and several players’ aspirations of breaking through to the next level. “Summer Dreams,” a two-hour film narrated by actor Chris Noth, airs at 8:00pm ET following the Mountain West Confer ...

Tags: Media, CBS

03/10/14
Overnight Ratings

NBC earned a 3.4 overnight rating for yesterday’s final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral, as Patrick Reed defeated Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson by a shot to win his first WGC event. The rating is down 23% from a 4.4 overnight last year, when Tiger Woods won th ...

Tags: Research and Ratings

02/24/14
CBS Signs Bart Scott As NFL Analyst

CBS today tapped Bart Scott to round out its new-look panel for “The NFL Today” for the '14 season. Scott, an 11-year NFL veteran, signed a two-year deal with an option for a third season. He will contribute to Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” and provide analysis across o ...

02/19/14
Minding My Business With Dan Gacetta

After spending three years with Octagon and a brief stint with Captiv8 Promotions, DAN GACETTA chose a good time to join the National Lacrosse League offices in Manhattan. He took over as NLL Dir of Business Development last October, just after the league agreed to a new, seven-year CBA with the p ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/18/14
Tony Gonzalez Talks Move To TV

Recently retired TE Tony Gonzalez today said his new gig as an analyst on CBS’ “The NFL Today” officially means the end of his playing career. Gonzalez told THE DAILY he had been mulling the possibility of working in TV for about three years before ultimately deciding on CB ...

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