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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...
The USOC will launch its World Wide Web site, USOC Online, on August 6 at www.olympic-usa.org. Features will include: Inside the USOC; The Games; Sports A-Z (sponsored by the SGMA and detailing Olympi
CART and NC-based RBJ Communications will produce the half-hour series, "Inside CART, Presented by MCI." It will air on Fox Sports Net and debut the week of August 12. This season, the series will run
ESPN and the Big Ten Conference have reached an agreement that gives ESPN the exclusive national cable rights to football and men''s basketball beginning with the ''97 football season and ending with
Last week''s settlement between Time Warner and News Corp. over carriage of the Fox News Channel "eliminates one of two obstacles that has delayed the conversion" of WTBS from a superstation to a "con
Jackie MacMullan "has quit her job as a reporter for CNN/SI as a result of a controversy over a false NBA trade report credited to her last week," according to sources of L.C. Johnson of the ORLANDO S
In Toronto, William Houston reports that CTV''s proposed sports channel, CTV SportsNet, "is on indefinite hold, despite initial assurances it would be up and running in September" (GLOBE & MAIL, 7/30)
Metro Detroit cable operators are "moving quickly" to sign with Fox Sports Detroit in order to receive Red Wings telecasts this fall, and PASS, which had been the area''s sole full-time sports cable p
A report last week of a three-team NBA trade caused CNN/SI correspondent Jackie MacMullan to offer her resignation to the network, according to Mark Montieth of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. MacMullan,
The ACC has awarded ESPN exclusive national cable rights to televise football on ESPN and ESPN2 through 2005, and extended its broadcast agreement with ABC Sports for the same period. The deal also in
CBS and Infiniti Broadcasting parent Westinghouse reported an "unexpected profit" for the 2Q, with "higher advertising and cash flow at its radio stations overcoming a loss from its struggling" CBS TV