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Rogers' NHL Rights Deal Hurting League Profits As Canadian Dollar Sees DeclinePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 21 / 15
The Canadian dollar has "sharply declined in value against the U.S. dollar" after the NHL's 12-year, C$5.2B TV contract with Rogers Media was announced in November '13, and the league as a result is " taking a large hit in the contract’s first season," according to David Shoalts of the GLOBE ...
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: BOS-NYM; BAL-ATL; CLE-STL; LA-SEA. The numbers were gathered from the n
Keith Olbermann "will wind up as host of a new five- nights-a-week show on 37 million-home MSNBC," according to Rudy Martzke of USA TODAY. Olbermann, whose last show on ESPN''s "SportsCenter" is June
A joint venture of News Corp. and TCI''s Liberty Media "is close to an agreement to buy 40% of Cablevision Systems Corp.''s sports-programming services, including the Madison Square Garden properties,
Keith Olbermann will appear on ESPN''s "SportsCenter" for the final time on June 29, according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Olbermann''s agent, Jean Sage, described his departure from ESPN as
In New York, game two of the Yankees-Mets interleague series "produced grand slam ratings" for WPIX-TV, according to Scott Williams of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The Yankees win "blew away the competition"
The WNBA Rockers announced that Joe Tait, the voice of the Cavs, will handle play-by-play duties for all 28 Rockers games on WERE-AM (Rockers)....Sports books featured on this week''s USA TODAY top-se
Sports Team Analysis & Tracking Systems (STATS, Inc.) will put an NFL real-time football tracking system and its Fantasy sports games on its Web site at stats.com, according to John Dodge in the BOSTO
ESPN-owned Creative Sports, a TV sports marketing, syndication and production company, has changed its name to ESPN Regional Television. ESPN Regional Television''s on-air logo will appear as "ESPN+Pl
SI Presents has published a special issue commemorating the Bulls'' ''97 Championship and 400,000 copies at $5.95 hit retail yesterday (SI)....The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Eric Mink notes that Lifetime''s on
The following is a Nielsen Sports Marketing ratings trend for the NBA Finals since ''88. The Finals series were: ''88 LAL-DET; ''89 DET-LAL; ''90 DET-PORT; ''91 CHI-LAL; ''92 CHI-PORT; ''93 CHI-PHX; '