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4.06 million – Average viewers for FS1’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race this past Sunday. The audience for the race from Martinsville ranks fourth among all FS1 telecasts all-time, behind only three Giants-Cardinals NLCS games from '14 ( THE DAILY ).
TearDrop has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Lynx Golf in a deal subject to the signing of a definitive agreement and bankruptcy court approval. Lynx had filed for bankruptcy protec
New Balance "has purchased the rights to the Dunham brand names" from Iron Age Corp. of Pittsburgh, giving it "both a broader range of shoe products and an expanded distribution base," according to Gr
SFX Entertainment "has received a commitment from the Bank of New York" to increase to $600M "the money it has available for acquisitions," according to Adam Sandler of DAILY VARIETY. SFX''s previous
MacGregor Golf was purchased by CA-based management buyout firm The Parkside Group, who acquired it from the foreign investment group which bought MacGregor 18 months ago. Terms were not disclosed. Pa
News Corp., in the process of spinning off Fox Entertainment Group, which includes its sports teams, met Thursday with analysts from investment banks underwriting the IPO to "offer guidance as to the
The Venator Group reported a loss of $13M for its second quarter, "reflecting weak sales of athletic shoes and clothing," according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Venator, which includes Foot Locker, Lad
SF-based Quokka Sports, which touts its Total Sports Immersion (TSI) productions, announced the close of $16M in additional venture funding as it prepares to expand its digital media coverage of int''
The Royal Bank of Canada is "preparing to launch a money-management program aimed specifically at professional athletes," according to Susanne Craig of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources within the ban
The Marquee Group has agreed to acquire Tollin/Robbins Productions & Management (T&R), which produces HBO''s "Arli$$" among other shows. T&R also produces Nickelodeon''s "Keenan and Kel," "All That" a
News Corp. filed for the "anticipated spinoff" of the Fox Group, part of its U.S. film, TV and sports business, with the SEC on Friday, a move "that could help" Chair Rupert Murdoch "boost his company