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Speedway Motorsports Inc. reported a $5.3M decrease in admission revenue across its eight tracks in '14, trending with lower attendance overall for NASCAR events last year, according to SMI officials. Some events were affected by weather at events held at Bristol Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speed...
NBC Sports announced yesterday that Marv Albert will work on its NBA telecasts despite being indicted on sexual assault charges. In a statement, NBC said that Albert "has vehemently denied all the ser
The UPN Network has signed a multi-year deal with The Marquee Group to air the U.S. Open Professional Figure Skating Championships. The Championships marks UPN''s first foray into sports entertainment
The Sharks and San Francisco''s Exploratorium science museum jointly introduced "The Science of Hockey" site on the World Wide Web last week. The site can be accessed at www.sj-sharks.com/hockeyscienc
The PGA Tour "achieved its two primary objectives -- maximizing rights fees and consolidating its broadcasting mix -- with the completion" of its domestic TV rights negotiations for events starting in
CA-based Electronic Arts, the "original giant of the sports video game industry," will include top women''s college basketball teams as part of its "March Madness ''97" video game due out later this y
Broadcast TV viewership "continued to slide in the season that ended last night," with 1.7 million fewer homes watching ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox than last season "and more homes tuning into cable," accor
USA TODAY''s David Lieberman reports that News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch "could cut a deal, perhaps by this weekend, to become a minority partner with nonvoting shares" in Primestar. Lieberman adds tha
Marv Albert, indicted on sodomy and assault charges, is "expected" to make another public statement today regarding the allegations, according to the N.Y. POST. Meanwhile, NBC execs made no statement
MLS Commissioner Doug Logan told THE DAILY that the league has had a "series of discussions at a variety of levels" with CBS, Fox and Turner Broadcasting, as early negotiations have begun for the leag
Headline Sports, Canada''s "graphic-laden" sports-news- and-information channel, debuted on Canadian TV yesterday and received "varied reactions," according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL.