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Rogers Announces On-Air Talent For NHL Coverage In '14-15

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 14

Rogers today announced new broadcast talent for coverage of the '14-15 NHL season. Rogers will employ a total of 39 on-air personalities for its telecasts of more than 500 regular-season games across nine networks. Glenn Healy , Kelly Hrudey , Mike Johnson and Darren Pang will serve as game an...

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10/05/99
EVENT NOTES

A sellout crowd of 23,101 watched the U.S. women''s soccer team beat South Korea 5-0 Sunday at Columbus Crew Stadium (COLUMBUS DISPATCH, 10/4)....In Pittsburgh, Chuck Finder reported that "plenty of t

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Columbus Crew, Events and Attractions, NBC, Nielsen

10/01/99
NBC HOPES TO LURE YOUNG FANS WITH GRAVITY GAMES COVERAGE

NBC Sports will broadcast its first installment of Gravity Games coverage on Sunday at 4:00pm ET, and USA TODAY''s Sal Ruibal writes that it "might appear that pitting extreme sports against the might

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBC, NFL, Walt Disney

09/29/99
WHEN THEY COME TO TAKE YOU DOWN: RYDER CUP FALLOUT CONTINUES

PGA of America officials said yesterday that they "will do everything they can to keep players on either team from being heckled during future" Ryder Cup competitions in the U.S. and Europe, according

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Events and Attractions, NBC, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated

09/28/99
WAVE THAT FLAG, WAVE IT HIGH AND WIDE: RYDER CUP EARNS $$

The Ryder Cup "will exceed" the $58-65M in revenues "that were predicted to flow directly from the competition," according to information provided by officials who worked "closely" with the PGA of Ame

Tags: ABC, Events and Attractions, NBC, New England Patriots, Nielsen, PGA Tour, USA Networks, Walt Disney

09/27/99
RYDER CUP EARNS 6.3/15 SUNDAY RATING; MILLER IN THE EYE

NBC earned record overnight ratings for its coverage of the Ryder Cup. Saturday''s coverage earned a 4.9/14 and Sunday''s coverage earned a 6.3/15. Sunday''s action was up 62% over the ''97 final-day

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBC, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

09/27/99
MLBPA OFFERING TITLE DEAL FOR NEW HR DERBY FOR AROUND $2M

After witnessing the success of MLB''s HR Derby at the All-Star Game, the MLBPA is "launching its own version" called "Big League Challenge," and is telling "potential sponsors that it has commitments

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, Walt Disney

09/27/99
IMG READY TO TAKE U.S. WOMEN PRIMETIME WITH SUMMER MATCH

IMG, which made a time buy on ESPN to televise yesterday''s Brazil-U.S. women''s soccer match, "is also talking" with ABC about showing a primetime China-U.S. Women''s World Cup rematch next summer. I

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, IMG, MLS, Walt Disney

09/24/99
EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS NOTES

Over 200,000 spectators and athletes attended the inaugural Gravity Games in Providence, RI, which concluded September 12. NBC Sports will air taped coverage of the event over five consecutive Sundays

Tags: CBS, Events and Attractions, NBC, New York Yankees, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Viacom, YankeeNets

09/24/99
NBC AND USA HOPE FOR BIG NUMBERS FOR RYDER CUP COVERAGE

The 33rd Ryder Cup is underway in Brookline, MA and in Boston, George Kimball notes that TV "got what it wanted" with this morning''s pairing of Tiger Woods/Tom Lehman against Jesper Parnevik/Sergio G

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, USA Networks

09/23/99
ARTHUR ANDERSEN/ATHERTON COMMUNICATIONS BACK WOODEN TRIBUTE

Atherton Communications, organizers of the annual NCAA basketball John Wooden Classic in CA, has announced plans for the John Wooden Tradition, an annual college basketball two-game tribute to Wooden

Tags: Events and Attractions, Indiana Pacers, NCAA

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