Quote of the Day

"We need them to not just see themselves as people who aggregate media rights. That’s not their job"
-- NCAA President Mark Emmert, saying conferences have a “greater responsibility” in their role and support of college athletics. (NYTIMES.com, 6/12)
Wednesday June 13, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 193 Print This Issue

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  • The Roar Of The Thunder

    The game earned a 44.3 in Oklahoma City, the highest NBA rating for the market

    ABC earned an 11.8 overnight Nielsen rating for Game One of the Heat-Thunder NBA Finals last night, marking the net's best overnight since it acquired NBA rights prior to the '02-03 season. The rating is also the best for an opener since NBC earned a 12.9 overnight for Lakers-Nets Game One in '02. Heat-Thunder is up 10% from a 10.7 overnight for the Mavericks-Heat opener last year. The rating peaked at a 14.1 during the 11:30-11:45pm ET. The game earned a 44.3 local rating in Oklahoma City, setting a record for an NBA telecast in the market. It drew a 30.5 rating in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale market ( Austin Karp, THE DAILY ). MULTICHANNEL NEWS’ Mike Reynolds wrote the “number of casual sports fans and viewers that come to the scr ...

  • Father Figures

    With bidders for Padres down to three, John Moores expected to pick a buyer next week.

  • Making It Stick

    Cup champion Kings hope for lasting success; Devils' run brings in much-needed cash.

  • Tom Terrific

    76ers tap Hornets' Tom Ward to head corporate sponsorships.

  • New Direction

    Go Daddy is known for racy commercials, but a new ad agency could change that.

  • Far East Movement

    F1 delays $3B Singapore IPO; ManU will list in U.S. instead.

  • Turning Over

    Turner Sports' Behnke departs; Barry promoted to Senior VP.

  • Icy Reception

    NBC, NBCSN see lowest Stanley Cup Final audience since '07.

  • Reliving The Dream

    NBA TV takes fans back to the magical summer of '92 with a new Dream Team documentary.

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