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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...
The founders of Charlotte-based Piedmont Venture Partners and Raycom Sports "have invested another" $1.5M in Raleigh-based Total Ltd., the Internet sports statistics company, according to Ken Elkins o
The CBC will announce today a "huge" broadcasting agreement with the NHL that will keep "Hockey Night in Canada" on the air until at least 2001, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAI
Marv Albert was last night''s guest on CNN''s "Larry King Live," appearing with his attorney, Roy Black. Albert, on the reasons behind his talk show tour: "I felt that I hadn''t had the opportunity to
Marv Albert will appear on CNN''s "Larry King Live" tonight at 9:00pm ET, in a pre-taped interview that will not include taking viewer phone calls (N.Y. POST, 11/11). THOUGHTS ON MARV: Columnists cont
Evander Holyfield''s TKO of Michael Moorer on Saturday "drew about 700,000 pay-per-view purchases," according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The buy number, from PPV programmer Showtime
Fox Sports Southwest (FSSW) and the Rockets agreed to a multi-year renewal of their cable TV rights agreement. FSSW will televise 33 regular season games in ''97-98. FSSW has held Rockets rights since
RATINGS: ABC received a 7.7 preliminary overnight rating for its Michigan-Penn State game Saturday. On NBC, the Breeders Cup earned a 2.5 overnight, down 17% from last year''s 3 rating (Howard Manly,
ABC''s Barbara Walters interviewed Marv Albert Friday on "20/20," marking the former sportscaster''s first interview since pleading guilty to assault charges in Virginia. Albert, when asked if he has
Through eight games on Fox Sports Arizona, the Coyotes have averaged a 2.0 cable rating in the Phoenix area, an increase of 220% from last season''s 0.9 rating during the same period (ARIZONA REPUBLIC
ESPN MLB analyst Dave Campbell "will no longer be a part" of Rockies TV broadcasts, according to Tony DeMarco of the DENVER POST. Campbell, who has worked Rockies games over the last four years, is "c