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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...
CNNSI.com, which offers a free fantasy football site, has "over 100,000 users signed up, causing delays and traffic jams on the site," according to Mary Huhn of the N.Y. POST. CNNSI.com''s partner, Sa
In Washington, WBDC-TV and HTS announced a two-year deal "that means" Washington area TV viewers "will see fewer games" of the Wizards, Capitals and Orioles "on a free, over- the-air basis," starting
Variety reported that advertising costs for top network shows "are going down," and that a 30-second spot on ABC''s "perennially top-ranked" series, "Monday Night Football" costs $330,000, down 17.5%
Dan Patrick has re-signed with ESPN for five more years through 2003, at more than $600,000 annually, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. His current deal expires at the end of ''98. Patrick: "The
The "Sports Illustrated For Kids Show," produced by SITV, will premiere on CBS this Saturday at 11:00am ET/PT in most markets. Grant Hill is the athlete guest host for the inaugural show and co-host E
TNT''s coverage of Cowboys-Cardinals Sunday night game "was the highest-rated basic cable program of any kind this year," according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The 9.8/16 rating repre
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As more and more athletes go on-line and publish their own web sites, "many potential conflicts and questions arise," according to Bernard Warner of MEDIAWEEK. Among the issues debated are whether spo
InterZine Productions has relaunched iSKI at www.iski.com. iSKI users can now search for comprehensive information on more than 800 resorts around the world by utilizing iSKI''s new Resort Database. I
ESPN was profiled yesterday by Jim Zarroli of NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO. Zarroli: "ESPN has become one of the few indispensable cable channels, one that cable operators can''t afford to be without. And it
In N.Y., Michael Shain profiled Michael MacCambridge''s written history of SI called "The Franchise," published by Disney''s Hyperion and to be released the fall. While there "is some concern the book