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Keith Olbermann will appear on ESPN''s "SportsCenter" for the final time on June 29, according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Olbermann''s agent, Jean Sage, described his departure from ESPN as
In New York, game two of the Yankees-Mets interleague series "produced grand slam ratings" for WPIX-TV, according to Scott Williams of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The Yankees win "blew away the competition"
The WNBA Rockers announced that Joe Tait, the voice of the Cavs, will handle play-by-play duties for all 28 Rockers games on WERE-AM (Rockers)....Sports books featured on this week''s USA TODAY top-se
Sports Team Analysis & Tracking Systems (STATS, Inc.) will put an NFL real-time football tracking system and its Fantasy sports games on its Web site at stats.com, according to John Dodge in the BOSTO
ESPN-owned Creative Sports, a TV sports marketing, syndication and production company, has changed its name to ESPN Regional Television. ESPN Regional Television''s on-air logo will appear as "ESPN+Pl
SI Presents has published a special issue commemorating the Bulls'' ''97 Championship and 400,000 copies at $5.95 hit retail yesterday (SI)....The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Eric Mink notes that Lifetime''s on
The following is a Nielsen Sports Marketing ratings trend for the NBA Finals since ''88. The Finals series were: ''88 LAL-DET; ''89 DET-LAL; ''90 DET-PORT; ''91 CHI-LAL; ''92 CHI-PORT; ''93 CHI-PHX; '
NBC''s coverage of the Bulls-Jazz NBA Finals series finished as the second-highest-rated NBA championship series in history. With a national rating of 18.5/35 share for Friday''s Game Six, NBC''s six-
Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for 37 markets for NBC''s coverage of the U.S. Open Saturday and Sunday. Since these are preliminary overnights, numbers may not match media
MLB''s interleague games on Fox on Saturday earned a 3.8 overnight rating for four games, which was 9% higher than the 3.5 rating for games aired on the comparable weekend in ''96, according to Rudy M