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Discovery Communications Looking To Sublicense Rights For '22, '24 Olympic GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15
Discovery Communications President & CEO David Zaslav following the announcement of a European Olympic media-rights deal yesterday said that the company hopes to be "sub-licensing rights in many, especially strategic, markets to free-to-air networks and retaining cable network rights," accordi...
Miami radio station WQAM announced that afternoon host Hank Goldberg will return to the air Monday after being off "for nearly a month because of a combination of suspension and vacation," according t
The Capitals announced that Steve Kolbe will become the team''s radio voice on WTEM-AM. Kolbe has spent the past two seasons as the pre- and post-game host for Capitals radio broadcasts (Capitals)....
Fox Sports announced that its telecast of Tuesday''s MLB All-Star Game received an 11.8 rating/21 share. Fox estimates that 32.9 million viewers watched the game (Fox Sports). The telecast was the "lo
Classic Sports Network (CSN) "is exploring a possible sale, according to people familiar with the company''s plans," according to Bruce Orwall of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Orwall''s sources say that am
San Diego and ESPN officials "have said they would like" the X Games to take place in San Diego again next year, according to Caitlin Rother in the SAN DIEGO UNION- TRIBUNE. An agreement "could be rea
The initial issue of SI''s Women/Sport, which was released this past spring, was profiled by Carol Slezak of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Slezak: "As magazines go, the first issue of Women Sport is closer t
American Sports Classics'' (ASC) July 9 launch has been postponed "indefinitely," and its "future seems a bit rocky at this point," according to Michael Burgi of MEDIAWEEK. ASC has had "a tough time g
In Boston, Manley & Jensen report that WEEI-AM did not renew Celtics announcer Spencer Ross''s contract and instead signed a multiyear deal with Howard David to handle play-by- play (BOSTON GLOBE, 7/9
MLB "plans to put audio coverage of two or three games a day on its Website" but Westinghouse/CBS-owned stations in two markets "are declining to permit carriage in cyberspace of games they broadcast,
Munich-based Kirch Group announced it has acquired a 25% stake in Swiss-based Prisma Sports & Media AG and has appointed it to handle the TV marketing program and implement the distribution plan appro