Quote of the Day

"I'm very pleased with the deal. We got fair value for our content. We have the ability to put our content all over the place, so we got the rights package we wanted."
-- CBS President & CEO Les Moonves, on reaching a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable. ("Squawk Box," CNBC, 9/4)
Wednesday September 4, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 250 Print This Issue

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  • Tiger Tales

    Clemson's win earned a 5.0 overnight, the highest on any net for the weekend

    The opening weekend of the college football season generated strong ratings across the ESPN family of networks. Clemson's 38-35 win over Georgia on ABC in primetime led the way with a 5.0 overnight rating, making it the highest-rated game of the weekend on any network. It is up 6% from a 4.7 overnight for the comparable Alabama-Michigan last year. Meanwhile, ESPN’s primetime telecast of Alabama-Virginia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic posted a 3.1 overnight, the second-best mark on Saturday. ESPN's Rice-Texas A&M game, which had increased interest due to the first-half suspension of A&M QB Johnny Manziel, drew a 2.9 overnight in the 1:00pm ET window, while the LSU-TCU game from AT&T Stadium that started a ...

  • One Fine Morning

    Goodell, Kraft among NFL guests on CNBC's "Squawk Box."

  • Straight Talk

    Tim Leiweke gives first wide-ranging interview since leaving AEG for MLSE.

  • What Might Have Been

    Who has most to lose by NFL concussion suit not being tried?

  • Halo Diamond

    Angels' opt-out clause delayed to '19 as negotiations to keep team in Anaheim heat up.

  • Inflation Rate

    Gary Bettman's salary climbs past $8M for '11-12 season.

  • Packing A Punch

    The anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez bout is shattering sponsorship and ticket records.

  • The Time Machine

    TWC to sponsor Earnhardt's No. 88 car for five races this season.

  • Home Is Where The Heart Is

    The European Tour offers incentives to players who compete in more native tournaments.

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