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The Daily's Hot Reads For Tuesday: Signing LanguagePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14
ROLLING STONE's Steve McPherson writes of autograph seekers at NBA Summer League games: " It's possible there's nothing more American than the autograph . As a totem, it combines our obsessions with celebrity and talent with our desire for something more than mere experience, for something tangible"...
TNT''s new $20M-plus promo for its NFL coverage "revs up this week" and will include a "mix of image and tune-in sports linked by splashy, Hollywood-like production values," according to Jeff Jensen o
In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax Communications, WTEM''
Don Mitzner, President of Group W Satellite Communications, was interviewed in BROADCASTING & CABLE. Mitzner was asked during the Q&A about Fox/Liberty''s bid for team rights to the Bullets, Caps, and
Advertising on the World Wide Web is expected to total $110M this year but on-line ads could be worth almost $2B by 2000, according to Hal Kahn of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The first "beneficiaries o
The ''96 major golf championship season was one of decreasing TV ratings, according to Dave Shedloski of GOLFWEEK. U.S. Open ratings were off 6%, the Masters 13%, the British Open down 37%. The PGA Ch
WPIX-TV''s 46-year relationship with the Yankees expires September 12, but the MSG Network "seems willing -- almost eager -- to extend WPIX a continued role," according to Phil Mushnick of the N.Y. PO
The Arena Bowl between Tampa Bay-Iowa will be shown on ESPN at 9:00pm EDT tonight on a taped basis (AFL)....Former CBS and NBC Sports Exec Producer Terry O''Neil is the featured guest columnist for US
Israeli-based SciDel Technologies, Ltd. debuted its "virtual signage" advertising technology yesterday in San Diego during Prime''s coverage of the Toshiba Tennis Classic. Corel, Lexus and Toshiba pur
TSN''s new venture, "That''s Hockey," which replaces "Inside Sports," debuts Monday, airing at 7:00pm (TORONTO STAR, 8/23)....TBS is considering eliminating between 500 and 1,000 jobs when it merges w
The expanded "NFL on NBC" pregame show will be an hour this season, but only the last half-hour will get a Nielsen rating. NBC''s affiliates, who gave up the 12:00-12:30pm ET slot for the expanded sho