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Silver Details FiveThirtyEight Relaunch With ESPN On March 17, Timed To March Madness03 / 10 / 14
FiveThirtyEight Founder Nate Silver on Saturday at the SXSW conference in Austin "revealed a slew of details" about the site's new home on ESPN, according to Sam Laird of MASHABLE. The site "will launch on March 17, just in time for college basketball's annual March Madness tournament." The "basketb...
HBO Exec Producer Ross Greenburg, who reportedly discussed taking the Exec Producer position at ABC Sports, is staying at HBO. USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke says ABC''s "prime" candidate is now ESPN Senio
The AP is reporting this morning that the FTC has given preliminary agreement to the Turner-Time Warner merger (THE DAILY). This morning, USA TODAY''s David Lieberman had reported the "smart money" wa
The WNBA announced cable TV deals with ESPN and Lifetime Television. The league, scheduled to being in June ''97, already has a deal with NBC. Both ESPN and Lifetime will air one live weeknight game p
The MLS only recently unveiled its official Web site at http://www.mlsnet.com, but for surfing soccer fans, it may be worth the wait. The site combines sharp graphics and photos with information varyi
News Corp. is looking to acquire New World Communications for about $2.4B. The purchase of New World''s 10 TV stations, all Fox affiliates, would make News Corp. the biggest station owner in the U.S.,
Beckett Publications, known for its sports collecting magazines and price guides, will enter the vintage cards and collectibles market in August when the first issue of Beckett Vintage Sports hits new
The Mavericks will get more local broadcast TV coverage next season following an agreement with KXTX-Channel 39. KXTX will carry 35 games, 34 of which are away, one "event" home game and four 30-minut
More than 79% of sports fans polled in an ESPN-sponsored survey said "they would be interested in seeing an all-sports- news network from ESPN." ESPN reports that the findings of the sports informatio
San Francisco-based GGP announced its "NFL Pre-Season Special" is cleared to air on over 150 TV stations nationwide between August 16 and September 1 (GGP)....Prime Sports Southwest will air a variety
Interactive TV programmer ACTV, Inc. launches its first regional programming service this fall on Fox Sports West, the re-named Prime Sports West. It will be available to 4.9 million homes in the L.A.