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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
THE DAILY surveyed each NFL team and their radio partners for the ''97-98 season. The following lists the NFC teams'' flagship radio station(s), number of affils in the network and the cost of a 30-se
Fox said its telecast of Game One of the ALCS earned a 9.2 preliminary overnight rating with a 15 share. NBC''s late afternoon coverage of Game Two of the NLCS received a preliminary overnight of 6.1/
TV NOTES: In Orlando, Larry Guest writes that a "rumor floating that ESPN is on the verge of moving its entire operations from Bristol, Conn., to Disney World" is "not true." Guest: "However, the cabl
The Dolphins are scheduled to host the Bears at Pro Player Stadium on Sunday, October 26 -- the same day the Marlins could host "the deciding seventh game of baseball''s World Series," according to Mi
SportsChannel FL (SCFL) has launched "Panthers Tonight," a show designed specifically for NHL Panthers telecasts. "Panthers Tonight" pre-game and between periods news reports will come from Eric Goodm
REVIEWS: In Miami, Barry Jackson questions if "there really is a need for Bob Uecker" on NBC''s baseball coverage. Jackson: "Uecker didn''t ruin NBC''s strong coverage of Game 1 of the Marlins-Braves
"Giants News," a new publication edited by former Newark Star-Ledger reporter Dave Klein, began publishing last week and is "aiming" for a paid circulation of 35,000 this year, according to Steve Mala
Fox/Liberty Networks will launch Fox Sports World (FSW), a 24-hour English-language international sports channel based in the U.S. FSW will be available to both cable and satellite homes beginning Nov
National ratings from Monday night showed that ABC''s "Monday Night Football" earned a 13.9 rating for its much- touted Patriots-Broncos game. Meanwhile, Fox''s telecast of Game Five for the Yankees-I
Barry Larkin and Curt Schilling will participate as cybercasters on mlbworldseries.com, the official Web site of MLB''s postseason. Larkin and Schilling will also contribute on-air commentary during N