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NFL Reluctant To Lock Into Long-Term Thursday Night Deal As Media Landscape ShiftsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 15
The NFL is "reluctant to agree" to a "Thursday Night Football" contract with CBS longer than a year because of the changing media landscape, which is increasingly filled with consumers "untethering themselves from cable and satellite subscriptions," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. W...
Fox Sports will air "Oscar De La Hoya''s Big Fight Night" on March 23 -- the same night as ABC''s broadcast of the Academy Awards. The telecast is being dubbed "Oscar versus ''The Oscars.''" The card,
The Colts will replace WIBC-AM as its radio flagship for WFBQ and WNDE, according to Robin Miller of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. Colts Exec Dir of Business Development Ray Compton said the deal was no
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