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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 ).
The locked-out NBA referees, "who a day earlier rejected the league''s latest offer, want another negotiating session," according to a wire story picked up in today''s WASHINGTON POST. The refs disput
FORBES magazine examines the dispute between CART''s IndyCar circuit ("the Twisty People") and Tony George''s new Indy Racing League ("the Oval People") (FORBES, 12/4 issue). ....The boards of the Ame
Japan and South Korea are "bidding ferociously" against each other for the rights to the 2002 World Cup, according to the FINANCIAL TIMES. The competition has fed into ongoing "quarrels" over events t
Despite the outcry over a World Tour idea that was floated just one year ago, the "notion of increasing elite competition among the world''s best players lives on strongly," according to Jeff Rude in
During halftime of "Monday Night Football" last night, ABC''s Al Michaels delivered a video op-ed on the problems facing the NFL. Michaels opened by describing the league as "spinning off its axis." H
The NBA said it has reached its "negotiating limit" with its locked-out referees and that they are prepared to play out the regular season with replacements, according to the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS.
Doug Logan will reportedly be named the first Commissioner of MLS today. Logan has an "entertainment and arena-business background" and will be asked to steer the league during their inaugural season
Negotiators for the National Basketball Referees Association remained in New York on Friday, "but talks with the league remained at an impasse," according to the N.Y. TIMES. The two sides did not meet
NBC''s Mike Ditka, a critic of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones, interviewed Jones on a range of topics: THE NON-CAP: Ditka: "The salary cap -- the whole spirit of what it was meant to be has been destroyed
Baltimore defeated Calgary, 37-20, in the CFL''s Grey Cup championship game, marking the first time in the league''s 106- year history that the trophy will reside in the U.S. (Baltimore SUN, 11/20). I