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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. ...
CBS Sports President Sean McManus said yesterday that Danny Sheridan will no longer be used in the network''s pregame college football show, according to Larry Stewart of the L.A. TIMES. McManus: "In
Paul Sorvino "has signed on" to play Yankees Manager Joe Torre in a TV movie for Showtime, according to Michael Fleming of VARIETY. The Torre biopic was written by Phillip Rosenberg, and begins shooti
On tonight''s episode of "Arli$$" on HBO entitled "Salary Cap This," Sports Illustrated plans an article about sports agents and will only select one to appear on the cover. Despite some early maneuve
Sprint Corp., the official telecom provider of the NFL, announced its latest online access product, the Sprint Internet Passport -- NFL Edition. The customized Internet access service features a gatew
The N.Y. Times Co. "is getting closer to selling the sports and leisure magazines it put up for sale four months ago," according to Jeff Gremillion of MEDIAWEEK. Gordon Medenica, Senior VP/Group Publi
NBC''s final round coverage Sunday of the U.S Women''s Open golf tournament earned an overnight average 4.0 rating/10 share, the highest overnight for any network sports event over the weekend. The ra
SportsChannel NY (SCNY) "has begun to black out" some Mets telecasts on nine Comcast cable systems because Comcast "is refusing to pay" $1M for 25 games added to SCNY''s schedule, affecting "roughly"
Anaheim Sports has signed a five-year deal with L.A. radio station KRLA-AM to make KRLA the flagship station for Mighty Ducks'' radio broadcasts beginning this season and Angels broadcasts beginning n
The FCC has told NBC, CBS, and ABC that "for one year they may pre-empt educational children''s shows for live sports events as long as the shows are rescheduled." Two network execs told the AP that "
A book by Nike-inspired Lil'' Penny has been picked up by Crown Publishing, according to Michael Shain of the N.Y. POST. The working title is: "Knee High and Living Large: The World According to Me."