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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
Fox/Liberty Networks'' purchase of a one-third stake in Speedvision and Outdoor Life Networks is for about $100M, according to John Dempsey of DAILY VARIETY. Roger Werner, who will stay on as Presiden
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sports events. All times are EST. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Division II Championship 3/21
NO PACKER BACKER HERE: SI''s "Scorecard" noted CBS Sports analyst Billy Packer''s criticism of "60 Minutes" and past comments he made criticizing a KY paper''s Pulitzer Prize winning stories on the my
A new survey finds that ESPN and MTV "are the dominant foreign-programming channels on cable systems in China," according to Maureen Sullivan of DAILY VARIETY. Boston Consulting Group surveyed 41 cabl
Disney and Starwave "may soon complete an acquisition begun nearly a year ago," according to Thomas Haines of the SEATTLE TIMES. Disney invested an estimated $100M for a 30% stake in WA-based Starwave
Fox/Liberty Networks has acquired a one-third ownership interest in Speedvision and Outdoor Life Networks. The addition of the two nets to the Fox/Liberty family increases its national cable networks
PGA Tour Radio, which reaches 17 of the top 50 U.S. radio markets, is "redefining itself and its approach to covering the game," according to Dale Gardner of GOLFWEEK. While CEO Warren Elliott say the
Flyers C Eric Lindros will "receive an apology and money for a charity of his choice" from WIP-AM to settle a claim after one of WIP''s talk-show hosts reported that Lindros missed a game last season
TV: Fox''s Monday night boxing card got a 4.3/6 national rating, while the Academy Awards broadcast on ABC averaged a 34.9/55 (John Carmody, WASHINGTON POST, 3/25)....Fox VP/Media Relations Lou D''Erm
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Former 49ers TE Brent Jones will join CBS Sports as a studio analyst on the "NFL Today" pregame, halftime and postgame show (CBS Sports). In S.F., Susan Slusser reports that House Speaker Newt Gingric