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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
In L.A., Larry Stewart writes this morning on how News Corp.''s potential purchase of the Dodgers could impact the presentation of the team, adding, "Let''s not be so quick to judge." Stewart: "We''re
"Speedweek" will "end its run" on ESPN after 14 seasons on the air, according to Richard Huff of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The half-hour weekly program airs at 12:30am ET and is produced by IN-based Linger
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Cablevision Systems Corp. scored a "widened second- quarter loss, although it showed higher operating results after revenue growth" in its cable operations, its Rainbow Media program unit, and its com
NY-based magazine company PressCorps has been retained by TennisMatch, Inc. to manage its TennisMatch bi-monthly magazine. PressCorps will be involved in editorial and graphic changes, and will manage
SportsChannel FL (SC-FL) reached agreements with the Jaguars and Bucs to be the exclusive RSN for both teams. SC-FL will produce a variety of team programming, including coaches shows and replays of p
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In the N.Y. POST, Michael Shain reports that "at least three publishers are said to be in the hunt" for the rights to publish Sugar Ray Leonard''s life story. Shain adds that Leonard has promised edit