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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
CBS Sports will broadcast NASCAR''s Winston Cup Pepsi 400 live from Daytona Int''l Speedway in primetime beginning in ''98. The ''98 Pepsi 400, to air from 8:00-11:00pm ET on July 4, marks the first t
ESPNEWS will name the "ESPNEWSmaker of the Week" as selected by ESPN SportsZone users starting tomorrow. The weekly segment will be aired during the 5:00-6:00pm ET ESPNEWS simulcast on ESPN2. Three ca
The PPV industry has surpassed the $1B mark this year for the first time, according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Showtime Event Television''s Mark Greenberg said that SET estimates gro
In N.Y., Richard Wilner previews the NFL TV rights negotiations. Westinghouse CEO Michael Jordan said that despite the record bidding expected for the rights, CBS would "play in the NFL. We can afford
ESPN, which had two sets on the floor of the Phoenix Civic Plaza, "scored heavily" during yesterday''s MLB Expansion Draft, according to Jim Gintonio of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Gintonio: "Tuesday''s maj
RATINGS: HBO''s "Don King: Only In America" earned a 9.9/15 rating last Saturday, beating all broadcast networks from 8:00-10:00pm ET (N.Y. POST, 11/19)....USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand reports that T
CA-based IDG Books Worldwide is publishing "Hockey For Dummies" written by longtime hockey analyst John Davidson. "Hockey For Dummies," a licensed publication of the NHL, includes coaching advice on t
With "less than seven weeks to go" before TBS officially changes from superstation to basic cable station, the network is "locked into hammer-and-tong negotiations with cable operators as it tries to
NETWORK RIGHTS DEALS: Pilson Communications President Neil Pilson, on the NFL TV rights negotiations in light of the NBA doubling its fees: "The N.F.L. can now take the position fees must double, and
MLB''s Expansion Draft takes place today in Phoenix and ESPN will provide live coverage starting at 4:00pm ET, anchored by Karl Ravech, with analysis by Peter Gammons, Dave Campbell and Joe Morgan. Ji