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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events SaturdayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14
Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...
The "branding" of ESPN is examined by Tim Jones in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, who notes, "ESPN has become to the sports world what CNN is to news. Because of its never-ending coverage of sports, it is widel
Viacom and MCA could not come to terms on a private settlement over the ownership of the USA Network. A court case was recessed until Monday, so the two sides could meet, but "talks have since been te
Game Six of the World Series Saturday drew a 22.2/37 preliminary overnight rating. Final numbers will be made available today. Fox CEO Chase Carey: "Baseball will be profitable for us this year" (USA
TCI stock traded at its lowest point in nearly five years yesterday due to "jitters about the future" of the cable TV business, according to Paul Farhi of the WASHINGTON POST. Investors are wary about
NBC West Coast Division President Don Ohlmeyer said the network should "get out" of its five-year, $400M contract with MLB because the game''s ratings continue to underperform, according to Richard Sa
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 San Francisco at Houston 12:00 Fox Jacksonville at Cincinnati
Fox reports its coverage of Game Five of the World Series Thursday night drew a preliminary overnight rating of 21.2/32 in 34 overnight markets. That is the highest rated Game Five since ''91 and give
Male members of ESPN''s "SportsCenter," including Dan Patrick, Keith Olbermann and Steve Levy, are photographed modeling new styles in the latest issue of ESQUIRE (ESQUIRE, 11/95)....In Baltimore, Mil
The Duke-Maryland football game on Raleigh''s WRAL-TV on Saturday will be carried over the Internet with full audio and video as well as broadcast, according to David Boraks of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.
Although the Redskins are off the a 6-1 start, their local TV ratings are down 24% from a similar point last year when the team lost five of its first seven games, according to Leonard Shapiro of the