Featured Story

NFL Facing Heavy Criticism On Social Media For Suspending Ray Rice Just Two Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

The NFL has suspended Ravens RB Ray Rice for two games without pay and fined him $58,000 following his domestic violence arrest in February for assaulting his then-fiance, according to sources cited by Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. A source said that Rice also "will be asked by the NFL to take counseli...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Baltimore Ravens

More Stories

06/20/96
MEDIA NOTES

ABC Sports will produce and maintain an "official exclusive commercial online area" dedicated to MLB throughout the remainder of the season. The new site, located on ABC Online, a service of America O

Tags: ABC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Cleveland Indians, DaimlerChrysler, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

06/20/96
OLYMPIC MEDIA MOMENTS: LOUGANIS DIVES INTO ABC DUTY

ABC News announced yesterday that gold medal diver Greg Louganis will serve as a special correspondent covering the Atlanta Games for "Good Morning America." Louganis will be teamed with ABC''s Donna

Tags: ABC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, IOC, NBC, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/19/96
ONLINE REPORT: RED SOX LATEST TO JOIN MLB WEB PARADE

The Red Sox have established an official team Web site at http://www.redsox.com. In addition to news, history and photos about the team and Fenway Park, fans can find "real-time" game scores, ticket i

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., NHL, Media

06/19/96
CABLE OPERATORS READY TO RUMBLE ON CLOSED CIRCUIT ESTIMATES

Following promoter Bob Arum''s revival of closed circuit for the June 7 De La Hoya-Chavez fight, "promoters and cable operators looking forward to a slew of autumn matchups are bracing for tough negot

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, HBO, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/19/96
OTHER MEDIA NOTES

For the fourth consecutive year, Prime Sports will televise the CISL, distributing a minimum of 15 games during the ''96 season to its regional affiliates. The package includes a game- of-the-week, th

Tags: ATT, Cablevision, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, DirecTV, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Media, Viacom

06/19/96
NBC SPORTS SIGNS COSTAS FOR ALL MAJOR EVENTS THROUGH 2002

Bob Costas has agreed to a new long-term contract with NBC Sports that will run through 2002. According to NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol, Costas will continue to be a "presence" on all major NBC s

Tags: MLB, NBA, NBC, NFL, Seattle Storm, Showtime, Media

06/19/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: JUST SURF IT!

Nike''s mantra is "Just do it," but very often what the company does is doing runs counter to everyone else. Their new Web site is a perfect example. Located at http://www. nike.com, Nike''s site is d

Tags: Nike, Media

06/18/96
WEEKEND NIELSENS: NBA LOOKING AT SECOND-BEST RATED SERIES

Nielsen''s Sports Marketing Service reports preliminary overnight ratings from Games 5 and 6 of the NBA Finals show the "NBA on NBC" gaining a 18.8 rating and a 34 share on Friday and a 21.1/37 on Sun

Tags: Chicago Bulls, MLB, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Phoenix Suns, Media

06/18/96
MSO'S HAVE HIGH HOPES FOR ESPNEWS; WHAT BECOMES OF NEWSPORT?

Several cable operators have reacted positively to the announcement of ESPNEWS, noting it will "give them choice and a strong product backed by the ESPN brand," according to Will Workman of CABLE WORL

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/18/96
MEDIA NOTES

NBC outlines its strategy yesterday for using the ''96 Atlanta Games "as a springboard" for the launch of the network''s ''96-97 season, with special attention to Saturday and Sunday nights. NBC will

Tags: BSkyB, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Colorado Avalanche, English Premier League, ESPN, HBO, Houston Astros, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug