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Sean Gilbert Lays Out Agenda For NFLPA Exec Dir Position, Including 18-Game SchedulePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 14
Former NFLer Sean Gilbert this morning outlined an ambitious agenda as part of his campaign for NFLPA Exec Dir, including agreeing to an 18-game regular season, while at the same time ripping apart the current CBA and shifting resources back to the players. Gilbert is running against incumbent DeMau...
ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net are set to launch today, while CNN/SI hits the airwaves December 12. A report in the WALL STREET JOURNAL notes, "While the new networks have ambitious plans to draw young ma
The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Carolina at Atlanta 1:00 Fox Houston at Seattle 1:00 NBC Wash
Cablevision, with about 3 million cable homes, will allow fans to buy the November 9 Tyson-Holyfield fight for $9.95 per round, up to the retail price of $49.95, according to ESPN''s Bob Ley. Ley: "An
Sunday''s New York City Marathon will be online at Starwave''s Outside Online site, http://outside.starwave. com/events/96nyc/index.html. Racing progress and photos will be available (N.Y. POST, 10/31
Both ESPN and Fox Sports hold press conferences today on the launches of ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net (THE DAILY). ESPNEWS: Michael Hiestand writes in USA TODAY that when ESPNEWS debuts tomorrow, those
NBC and Fox, both experiencing a decrease in their NFL football ratings, continue to question Nielsen Media Research''s sample base, according to Wayne Friedman of INSIDE MEDIA. Giles Lundberg, Fox Se
Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth is studying "legal options" against TCI of South FL because of the cable company''s refusal to put the NHL Panthers'' games on TV by not adding SportsChannel t
America Online "performed an emergency overhaul" yesterday, reorganizing its management and changing its pricing system, according to David Hilzenrath of the WASHINGTON POST. The move will require the
A five-year, $35M deal for Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers rights purchased by WQAM was formally announced yesterday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WQAM GM/part- Owner Greg Reed: "We'
ESPN, Inc. signed charter ESPNEWS carriage agreements with affiliates and the new network will launch Friday with more than 1.5 million subscribers, including those served by Marcus Cable and Adelphia