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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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06/11/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with a 0:32 scoring update on the Lakers-76ers NBA Finals Game Three, followed by an injury update on Red

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, Media, SportsLine.com, Tennis, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/11/01
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Tennis: French Open 6/8 NBC 10:00am-1:00pm 1.4/5 "NBA On NBC": 76ers-Lakers Game 2 6/8

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Golf, Horse Racing, NBA, NBC, NCAA, Nielsen, NTRA, PGA Tour, Tennis, The Back of the Book, Track & Field, WNBA

06/08/01
CBS Extends Sun Bowl Deal

The Wells Fargo Sun Bowl and CBS Sports agreed to a new broadcast deal through ''06, according Darren Hunt of the EL PASO TIMES, who notes the contract extends a 33-year relationship. CBS spokesperson

Tags: CBS, Colleges, Viacom

06/08/01
adidas To Outfit Univ Of WI?

Under a proposed five-year, $8.3M shoe and apparel agreement between the Univ. of WI (UW) and adidas, UW would have "access to confidential company records" that would "help verify whether factory wor

Tags: Colleges, Reebok, Washington Nationals

06/07/01
Marketplace Round-Up

NAMES & FACES: USA TODAY''s Earle Eldridge reports the "tricked-out Ford Shaq SST Expedition" marks the "first time an athlete''s name will appear on an automaker''s vehicle." Shaquille O''Neal teamed

Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, Colleges, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, Nike

06/07/01
Examining Nightly Sports Shows

During the entire month of March ''01, THE DAILY tracked the content run on the 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" and the 11:00pm ET 30-minute edition of CNN/SI''s "Sport

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, Horse Racing, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Olympics, PGA Tour, Soccer, Media, Tennis, Time Warner, Track & Field, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

06/06/01
Marketplace Round-Up

DAILY VARIETY''s Jill Goldsmith reports Fox has inked a $90M ad and marketing deal with Tricon Global Restaurants, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. The deal for the ''01-02 broadcast season incl

Tags: Colleges, Fila USA, Football, Motorsports, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Puma, Tennis, Toyota

06/06/01
Comcast Off To A Strong Start

The "strong start" of Bethesda-based Comcast SportsNet (CSN) can be characterized as a "blend of timely skill and timely luck," according to David Folkenflick of the Baltimore SUN. In eight weeks, the

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Baseball, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, Football, News Corp./Fox, Media

06/05/01
Galaxy Gets Stadium Approval

The MLS Galaxy, run by MLS investor/operator Philip Anschutz, "cleared the final hurdle" yesterday "in its imminent departure from the Rose Bowl with the approval of" a privately financed, $112M sport

Tags: AEG, Baseball, Colleges, Facilities, Football, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, Oakland Raiders, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field

06/05/01
Final Nielsen Weekend Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "NBA On NBC": Spurs-Lakers Game 3 5/25 NBC 9:15-11:45pm 5.8/12 NHL Cool Shots: Stanley Cup

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, IndyCar, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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