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Paul Finebaum Inks Radio, TV Deal With ESPN Featuring SEC Network Simulcast05 / 22 / 13
Broadcaster Paul Finebaum "is leaving the Birmingham, Ala., market where his contract expired in January, for Charlotte, N.C., and a national forum: ESPN," according to Rachel Bachman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Finebaum signed "a five-year contract," but "neither he nor ESPN would give financial de...
CBS plans to provide information on The Masters via the network''s World World Web site and its site on Prodigy, as it has with the NCAA tournament. Information to be made available for on-line fans w
Michael Jordan will join Pat O''Brien Saturday when CBS carries "Doritos Presents Inside the Game with Michael Jordan." It will air between the NCAA Final Four games about 7:30 p.m. EST (USA TODAY, 3/
HBO presents the premiere of "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" on Sunday, April 2 at 10:00pm EST, with additional playdates on April 4,6 and 7. The show''s Exec Producer is Ross Greenburg. Segments on
TCI has ended negotiations to buy out Time Warner''s 18% stake in TBS. Industry insiders said TCI "balked" at Time Warner''s price, about $1.6B or $18/share. TBS execs declined to comment. But in Atla
Liberty Sports'' ''95 telecast package of the Miller Lite/AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will be distributed by Prime Network. A total of 10 events will be offered throughout the season, which kicks of
The NFL will launch "NFL Sideline," during the week of April 17, making it the first pro league with a site on the World Wide Web. The site will allow fans real-time access to NFL draft coverage and i
USA Track & Field lists the ratings for its events that have appeared on ESPN and TBS (USATF) DATE NET/TIME PROGRAM RATING/SHARE 2/5/94 TBS 5-6:00pm Millrose Games 0.5/1 2/6/94 ESPN 1-2:30pm Mobil Inv
Cleveland and Dallas were the strongest NFL televised- metered markets in ''94, based on Sunday afternoon local TV ratings. The two cities paced the nation, each averaging a 21.3 rating (NFL)....NBC r
Sunday''s record rating for NBC''s coverage of Michael Jordan''s return raised the network''s season-to-date NBA average to a 5.4 rating and a 13 share -- an 8% increase from last year (NBC). At one p
Fox Sports has promised to present a new approach when it debuts the "NHL on Fox" on April 2, but there''s nothing new about the hockey promos Fox has been running, according to a senior exec at ESPN.