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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...
Fox/Liberty Networks and Cablevision''s Rainbow Media today announced the formation of a national sports programming venture where Fox/Liberty will pay $850M for a 40% stake in Cablevision''s RSNs, it
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Jim Karvellas, Founder of the Celebrity Golf Association (CGA), said he "believes two celebrity golfing associations can survive," as the newly formed Celebrity Players Tour is scheduled to hold an ev
KY-based Host Communications and NC-based publisher Total Sports have established the Total College Communications Company and Network and will create an intercollegiate sports information and enterta
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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