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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...
ABC Sports will reschedule its replay of the Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight from August 7 to August 14 to avoid a conflict with a Time Warner TVKO PPV card featuring Roy Jones Jr. (N.Y. DAILY NEWS
NBC Sports will present 26 regular-season NBA games, plus the All-Star Game, in its eighth season of coverage. The "NBA on NBC" will debut on Christmas Day. Nine doubleheaders will be featured on NBC'
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The Walt Disney Co. reported a "higher-than-expected third-quarter profit," up 18%, according to Jill Jorden Spitz of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Spitz adds that "growth" in Walt Disney''s cable TV offering
When Arliss Michaels throws out his back, his dream of playing in a Pro-Am with golf client Ryan Mason III is shattered, on tonight''s episode of HBO''s Arli$$. Enter Arliss'' man, Kirby Carlisle, who
Comcast SportsNet, the new Philadelphia RSN that is a joint venture between Comcast-Spectacor and the Phillies, will launch as a basic cable service in October. The RSN has acquired broadcast rights t
ABC has begun "seeking major sponsors for what it is billing as the College Football Championship Series," to begin airing following the fall ''98 season, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK.
ABC''s final-round coverage of the British Open on Sunday drew a 5.6 overnight rating, up 60% over last year''s 3.5. Saturday''s overnight rating of a 3.9 was up 34% over ''96 (Mult., 7/22). ABC Sport
ESPN''s "Outside the Lines," airs this evening at 7:30pm ET and examines the impact of Latinos on baseball in the U.S.. ESPN''s Mark Schwarz will profile MLB marketing toward the Latino audience (ESPN
In reviewing ABC''s coverage of the British Open, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE''s Michael Hirsley writes the telecast "had its moments, memorable and not" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/21). In Toronto, Rob Longley write
CNN/SI has added SportSim, "a free fantasy sports environment," to its web site located at http://www.CNNSI. com, according to Nzong Xiong of the N.Y. TIMES. SportSim is a joint venture between CNN/SI