Featured Story

Tirico To Replace Hammond As Host Of NBC's Triple Crown Horse Racing Coverage

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17

Mike Tirico is "taking the reins" from Tom Hammond as host of NBC's Triple Crown horse racing coverage, according to Beth Harris of the AP. Hammond has "accepted a reduced role after covering racing for more than 30 years" at the net. He turns 73 on May 10. Hammond, a native of Lexington, Ky., will ...

Read More

Tags: Media, NBC, Horse Racing

More Stories

11/11/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of FSN''s "Primetime," ESPN''s "SportsCenter," and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" all led with Lakers-Rockets. Both "Primetime" and "SportsCenter" followed wi

Tags: ABC, AEG, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, ESPN, FC Dallas, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Dolphins, Milwaukee Bucks, MLS, NBA, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Phoenix Suns, Sports Illustrated, Media, Vancouver Canucks, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/11/99
ESPN2 SAYS FRIDAY NIGHT BOXING SERIES HAS SOME FIGHT LEFT

ESPN2 officials "insist there''s no truth to the rumor its ''Friday Night Fights'' series is on shaky ground after Budweiser pulled out as title sponsor," according to Larry Hamel of the CHICAGO SUN-T

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

11/11/99
INCUMBENTS OUT: FOX AND NBC/TURNER NAIL DOWN NASCAR DEAL

On last night''s "RPM 2Night," ESPN2''s John Kernan reported that NASCAR "has decided to go a new way" for its TV package starting in 2001, as Fox "has landed the first half" of the NASCAR season," wh

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/10/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of ESPN''s "SportsCenter," FSN''s "Primetime" and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" all led with Blazers-Jazz. "SportsCenter" followed with Pacers-Heat, while "P

Tags: CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, NBA, New Jersey Devils, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Ottawa Senators, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Sports Illustrated, Media, Utah Jazz, Vancouver Canucks, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/10/99
IS TODAY D-DAY FOR NASCAR TV RIGHTS DEAL? TALKS HEAT UP

CBS/TNN and NBC/Turner "each are favored to gain half" of the NASCAR TV rights package, as negotiations could conclude as early as today, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. The package could be w

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/09/99
SHOWTIME AND VIEWER'S CHOICE LOOK FOR MORE PPV SPORTS EVENTS

Showtime Event TV (SET) and Viewer''s Choice (VC) are "exploring" new categories for PPV programming that include golf and auto racing, according to Steve Donohue of MULTICHANNEL NEWS. SET Exec VP & G

Tags: IMG, NASCAR, Showtime, Media

11/09/99
NETWORKS JUGGLING BOTH NASCAR AND NCAA TV TALKS THIS WEEK

The auctions for NASCAR and NCAA basketball tournament TV rights "are about to go down one right on top of the other," according to Andy Bernstein of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. While NASCAR execs mee

Tags: NASCAR, NCAA, Media

11/09/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South), CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and the 12:00am ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (due to ABC''s "MNF") all led

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Seattle Seahawks, Sports Illustrated, Media, LA Rams, Toronto Blue Jays, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

11/09/99
DID FOX CATCH A KEEPER WITH BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT?

Fox earned a 2.5/5 preliminary overnight Nielsen rating for its broadcast of the M1 Millennium Bass Fishing Tournament on Sunday. For overnights of the top-47 metered U.S. markets, see (#33). USA TODA

Tags: NBC, NFL, Media

11/08/99
VETERAN NBA REPORTER CALLS MEDIA ACCESS AS "BAD" AS EVER

After the NBA and the NBPA signed a new CBA, league Commissioner David Stern "went to great lengths to make sure the league would be increasingly media-friendly in the wake of the lockout," according

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets, NBA, Media

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug