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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...
Microsoft Corp. "is studying the finances" of CBS and is considering a bid to acquire the network, according to Jon Elsen in the N.Y. POST. Sources tell Elsen that Microsoft execs are now "pouring ove
DirecTV, the CA-based DBS provider, launched a bimonthly TV sports publication last week called "On," according to Michael Burgi of MEDIAWEEK. "On" will be sent free to the 650,000 of DirecTV''s three
Two days after the Evander Holyfield-Mike Tyson rematch, Dallas-based lawyer Stephen Gugenheim "filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Tyson and Don King Productions Inc. that he hopes will repay all
NBC''s Wimbledon Saturday broadcast drew a 2.6 rating with an 8 share, while Sunday''s telecast drew a 3.3 rating with a 10 share. Saturday''s numbers are down from a 2.8/9 NBC drew in ''96, while Sun
The Pro Bowlers Tour will switch to CBS next year after 36 years on ABC, according to Dick Evans in the MIAMI HERALD. CBS will carry eight PBA telecasts as part of a one-year deal, with CBS holding a
As the investigations of Saturday''s Evander Holyfield- Mike Tyson rematch continue, Ken Rodriguez of the MIAMI HERALD reports that Tyson "could stand to lose millions more than any fine the Nevada At
With Nashville''s NHL expansion team set to begin play in ''98, broadcasters "are preparing to face off" over the TV and radio rights to home and road games, according to Cree Lawson of the NASHVILLE
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: FLA-MON; CUBS-HOU; NYY-CLE; LA-SF. The numbers were gathered from the n
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Fox Sports Online, www.foxsports.com, has created a new All-Star Game area which will launch on Monday. The site will "grade each team as they head" into the All-Star break, "offer virtual coverage" o
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In FL, WQAM talk-show host Hank Goldberg''s "strained relationship" with the station "took another strange twist" Thursday, according to Tom Jicha of the Fort Lauderdale SUN- SENTINEL. Goldberg, who h