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Twitter Hopes Streaming Sports Deals Help User/Ad Sales Numbers After Disappointing Q2

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 16

Wall Street late yesterday deepened its long-running skepticism of Twitter, sending shares down in after-hours trading after the S.F.-based company posted another round of disappointing earnings for Q2. Twitter said it has grown to 313 million monthly active users, up 3% year-over-year and up from 3...

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10/27/98
NBA NEWS: BUYERS UPSET BY LACK OF REPLACEMENT PROGRAMMING?

TV stations and regional cable net managers and media buyers last week "scrambled to sort out the impact of the NBA lockout on their year-end programming and advertising plans," according to Jim Coope

Tags: Indiana Pacers, NBA, Media, Utah Jazz

10/26/98
CRAFT-ING THEIR OWN NICHE: ESPN TO CARRY NASCAR TRUCK SERIES

ESPN/ESPN2 will become the exclusive cable home to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series beginning in ''99, and ABC Sports will televise its first-ever race from the series when it airs the season-opener

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NASCAR, Media, Turner Sports, Walt Disney

10/26/98
NEW YORK STORIES: YANKEES RE-UP WITH WABC; WFAN STAYS AT MSG

WABC-AM signed a three-year deal with MSG Network to remain the official radio station of the Yankees through 2001. WABC will carry all 162 regular-season games, and select spring training games (MSG)

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, Media

10/26/98
MEDIA NOTES

MONDAY NIGHT MADNESS: ABC will unveil the first Bowl Championship Series poll standings during halftime of tonight''s "MNF" telecast and USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke criticizes ABC for delaying the annou

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

10/23/98
MEDIA NOTES

The U.S. national soccer team and Disney''s ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 formally announced a deal that will have the U.S. teams make 64 appearances on the nets in the next four years. ABC will air four games

Tags: ABC, CBC, CBS, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, IOC, NBC, NHL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/23/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists final national ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. Numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: Region

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, MLS, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/23/98
WORLD SERIES RATING ALL-TIME LOW; BUT FOX GETS GOOD REVIEWS

Fox''s coverage of Wednesday''s World Series Game Four earned a final rating of 16.6/27, giving the ''98 Series a final national average of 14.1/24, making it the lowest- rated Series of all-time, 14%

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Green Bay Packers, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco 49ers, Media

10/22/98
K.C. STAR SUSPENDS COLUMNIST WHITLOCK AFTER FOXBORO INCIDENT

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media

10/22/98
YANKEES' SWEEP OF PADRES COULD MEAN A $15M LOSS FOR FOX

Fox earned a 17.2/27 overnight rating for its coverage of Game Four of the World Series. The Series was averaging a 13.4/33 going in to last night''s game, but even with the 17.2, which is the highest

Tags: ABC, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, Media, Walt Disney

10/22/98
MEDIA NOTES

In Boston, Jim Baker wrote that ABC''s Dan Dierdorf "provided a dose of reality" to the "MNF" Jets-Patriots game. Baker: "His candor was a striking contrast to Lesley Visser, whose idea of sideline re

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Madison Square Garden, NASCAR, New England Patriots, New York Jets, PepsiCo, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

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