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Friday Boxing announcer Michael Buffer will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...
The Rose Bowl could join the new football bowl alliance which would be televised solely by ABC, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. "Spurred by an ABC initiative with ESPN backing," the six confer
This week''s Web review looks at some of the tallest Olympians -- 7''1", 301-pound Shaquille O''Neal -- and some of the smallest -- 4''6", 72-pound Dominique Moceanu. USA Basketball''s site, at http:/
Early media reviews of NBC''s coverage of the MLB All-Star Game were generally positive. In Philadelphia, Bill Fleischman give NBC an A for a "smooth telecast" and strong announcing by Bob Costas, Joe
News Corp. is considering selling stock in its children''s programming operations, according to sources cited by the N.Y. TIMES. Separately, Fox and Liberty have been considering selling a stake in Fo
The Ravens'' recently announced TV and radio deals have "touched off" speculation on announcers, but also on the potential ramifications for other aspects of the Baltimore sports media landscape. The
While Prime Sports-Midwest''s new deal with the Blues gives it the exclusive broadcast rights for up to 65 regular season games, the cable network plans to only carry a select number of contests, acco
Beginning with Thursday night''s game between the Argonauts and the Blue Bombers, Viewer''s Choice Canada, which has provided pay-per-view coverage of boxing and wrestling, will air two CFL games for
Jim Hunter will interview both acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr during CBS Radio''s All-Star Game pre-game coverage tonight (MLB)....ESPN will introduce ESPN GamePlan t
In the current issue of GOLFWEEK, media columnist Dave Shedloski answers the rhetorical question, "Who will televise the next Masters?" by concluding: "As long as the sun comes up, anything is possibl
Reports of restructuring News Corp.''s Fox TV unit include one scenario in which Fox Sports President David Hill takes "a very senior position at Fox TV that would include oversight of all Fox-owned"