Featured Story

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against NFL Over Painkiller Distribution

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 17 / 14

A federal court judge today dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL brought by former players alleging the league failed to oversee the distribution of prescription painkillers. Judge William Alsup ruled that the lawsuit was preempted by federal labor law, as the NFL had contended, because the pl...

Read More

More Stories

02/16/01
Names In The News

IOC VP JACQUES ROGGE told Athens ''04 organizers to continue to work to meet construction deadlines: "The IOC expects, of course, the start of the construction pretty soon. The next six months are cri

Tags: CBS, Colleges, Football, Golf, IOC, Olympics, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

02/16/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Daytona Speedweeks, followed by Heat-Raptors. The first report on the Wayne Gretzky/Steve Ellman grou

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, Los Angeles Lakers, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Philadelphia 76ers, Arizona Coyotes, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/15/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Duke Univ.-Univ. of VA NCAA men''s basketball, followed by Univ. of KY-Univ. of TN. The first non-bas

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Boxing, Colleges, DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, Golf, Hockey, LPGA, Motorsports, NASCAR, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Sacramento Kings, Media, Time Warner, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

02/14/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Lakers-Nets, followed by 76ers-Bucks. The first non-NBA report, at 4:53 into the broadcast, was a pre

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Carolina Panthers, Colleges, ESPN, Football, HBO, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Events, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/13/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with a preview of the Daytona 500, followed by Villanova Univ.-Georgetown Univ. NCAA men''s basketball. "N

Tags: Basketball, Boston Celtics, Colleges, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Golf, Memphis Grizzlies, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/13/01
Marketplace Round-Up

In DC, Eric Fisher reported that the NBA is "beginning to show signs of life" in its merchandising sales. Fisher: "Thanks to dozens of new products, several redesigned uniforms, a fast-growing e-comme

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, Football, Horse Racing, Milwaukee Brewers, NBA, NFL

02/12/01
Facility Notes

Cablevision CEO James Dolan said he would never sell naming rights to MSG: "No, I wouldn''t do it — ever. Madison Square Garden is special" (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 2/10)....The NBA''s ''01 draft will be

Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, Chicago Bears, Colleges, Facilities, Football, Madison Square Garden, NBA

02/09/01
Final Weekend Nielsen Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "Raising the Roof" 2/3 ABC 1:00-2:00pm 0.9/3 "Battle of the Grid Iron" 2/3 ABC 2:00-3:00pm

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Sacramento Kings, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Track & Field, UPN, Viacom, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

02/09/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with the Univ. of WA-Univ. of AZ men''s basketball, followed by Stanford Univ.-Univ. of OR NCAA. The first non-NCAA

Tags: Basketball, Boston Bruins, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, Manchester United, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/09/01
NBA's TV Rights Market

With the NBA''s $2.64B TV contract due to expire after the ''01-02 season, Fatsis & Flint of the WALL STREET JOURNAL wonder whether the league "will be forced to settle for a token increase or even ta

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, IMG, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug