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NBC Has Created "Sky-High Expectations" For Its NASCAR Coverage, Beginning SundayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15
NBC has "built sky-high expectations for its portion of the Sprint Cup Series schedule that begins Sunday night" at Daytona Int'l Speedway, but "living up to the hype won't be an easy task, because NASCAR fans are notoriously picky when it comes to broadcasts," according to Jeff Gluck of USA TODAY. ...
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
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.
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''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
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: NYM-ATL; STL-CUBS; SD-COL. The numbers were gathered from the networks
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Nielsen Media Research will begin metered-market service in Greensboro, NC, on April 1, ''98, and in Jacksonville, FL, on June 1, ''98. Greensboro is the 46th ranked market in the U.S.; Jacksonville i
CBS SportsLine''s all-sports Internet radio network, SportsLine Radio, has signed a deal with D.C.-based American View Inc. (AVI) to be broadcast on terrestrial radio. According to FL-based CBS Sports