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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...
PROGRAMMING: On CBS'' "60 Minutes" Sunday, national basketball scout Bob Gibbons "contends that big-name athletic footwear makers are corrupting high schoolers -- even preteens, in some cases -- by gi
The following lists final ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: (
NBC''s coverage of Game Four of the World Series between the Marlins and Indians earned a preliminary overnight rating of 15.9/25 (THE DAILY). The national rating for Game Three was a 15.6/23, which "
FRANCHISES: The Eagles TV Network, the team''s in-house production and programming arm, will be seen on stations throughout PA, inculding flagship WPHL-WB in Philadelphia; WPMT-Fox in Harrisburg, York
AudioNet will provide live radio play-by-play coverage of 1,000-plus NHL games annually, as well as original pre- and post-game programming on NHL ICE. AudioNet''s game address: http://drew.audionet.c
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ESPN Senior VP/Marketing Judy Fearing, one of BRANDWEEK''s Marketers of the Year, is profiled by Terry Lefton in its special SUPERBRANDS issue. Lefton: "At a time of an unending variety of sports prog
The UNC Web site, at www.goheels.com, "shattered records" on October 9 when 83,540 users logged on to read news of Dean Smith''s retirement. The previous daily high on www.goheels.com had been "about
Final ratings released yesterday showed that Game One of the World Series received an 11.3/22, compared to last year''s 15.7/25 on Fox. Game Two earned a 15.0/24, topping last year''s 14.0/23. Last ni
Barry Diller agreed yesterday to acquire Seagram Corp.''s Universal TV operations, which includes USA Network, for $4.1B in cash and stock, according to Geraldine Fabrikant of the N.Y. TIMES. Diller''