Featured Story

Texas Seeking Basketball Coach To Spark Interest In Program

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 15

Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson  is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes  "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...

Read More

More Stories

07/02/97
SHOWTIME IRKED AS OTHER NETWORKS AIR FIGHT COVERAGE

Showtime Entertainment Television (SET) officials "are steaming over the broadcast yesterday of portions of the Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield rematch by ESPN, CNN and Court TV in apparent violation of

Tags: CBS, ESPN, HBO, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/02/97
CBS SPORTSLINE REACHES PROGRAMMING AGREEMENT WITH AOL

AOL and CBS SportsLine announced a partnership which will make CBS SportsLine the first "anchor tenant" on the AOL Sports Channel. The deal calls for CBS SportsLine to have a continuous presence on th

Tags: CBS, Media, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Viacom

07/02/97
NAB TAKES ON FCC FOR EXEMPTION TO BOOST SPORTS PROGRAMMING

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) board has voted to lobby for an "exemption allowing stations to pre-empt educational children''s TV shows to carry live sports programming," according to

Tags: Media

07/02/97
REGGIE SET TO JOIN ESPN'S BASEBALL COVERAGE, BY GEORGE

Reggie Jackson will join ESPN as an analyst for select "Wednesday Night Baseball" and holiday telecasts, as well as two "Sunday Night Baseball" telecasts. His first two games will be the Mariners-Ange

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/01/97
MEET "ARLISS MICHAELS, AMERICAN" ON TONIGHT'S "ARLI$$"

In tonight''s episode of HBO''s "Arli$$," called "Arliss Michaels, American," Arliss is invited to the White House and can''t decide who to invite as his escort. But that becomes the least of his worr

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, HBO, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/01/97
MEDIA NOTES

The Geneva-based World Trade Organization has upheld an earlier ruling ordering the Canadian government to stop imposing an 80% tax on advertising in "split-run" Canadian editions of U.S. magazines. S

Tags: Boston Red Sox, CBS, PBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

07/01/97
FOX SPORTS NET REACHES TELECAST AGREEMENT WITH PISTONS

Fox Sports Net (FSN) has reached a 10-year telecast agreement with the Pistons. Starting with the ''99-2000 season, Fox Sports Net will televise approximately 40 Pistons games to viewers in MI and nor

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media

07/01/97
MSCBS? N.Y. POST REPORTS MICROSOFT HAS CBS IN ITS EYE

Microsoft Corp. "is studying the finances" of CBS and is considering a bid to acquire the network, according to Jon Elsen in the N.Y. POST. Sources tell Elsen that Microsoft execs are now "pouring ove

Tags: CBS, Microsoft, Media, USA Networks, Viacom

07/01/97
DIRECTV WANTS TO BE ON THE SAME PAGE AS SPORTS VIEWERS

DirecTV, the CA-based DBS provider, launched a bimonthly TV sports publication last week called "On," according to Michael Burgi of MEDIAWEEK. "On" will be sent free to the 650,000 of DirecTV''s three

Tags: DirecTV, Media

07/01/97
LAWYER FILES PPV SUIT AS MEDIA CONTINUES TO BITE AT TYSON

Two days after the Evander Holyfield-Mike Tyson rematch, Dallas-based lawyer Stephen Gugenheim "filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Tyson and Don King Productions Inc. that he hopes will repay all

Tags: Showtime, Media, USA Networks, Viacom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug