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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
The Bucks and WVTV-TV "have agreed in principal" to renew their TV deal for two more years." Also on WVTV, Brewers ratings through 53 games have averaged a 5.3, down from a 5.7 over the same period a
In a "sudden blow to local Mets fans enjoying a pennant race for the first time in seven years, SportsChannel yesterday said it will black out 14 upcoming games" to more than 1 million homes in Time W
ESPN announced that Kenny Mayne will join Dan Patrick to form the anchor team on ESPN''s 11:00pm ET "SportsCenter," effective August 31, when its Sunday night edition will expand to 90 minutes. Stuart
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Comcast SportsNet has added Leslie Gudel, formerly of Prime Network, and Neil Hartman, formerly of WKYW-TV in Philadelphia, as its new evening sports anchors. Michael Barkann, from Boston''s WLVI-WB,
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Stars Owner Tom Hicks said yesterday that his $1.7B purchase of LIN TV Corp. "does not portend any future relationship" with the NHL team, according to Mike Heika of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. Hicks
ABC will rebroadcast the Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight this evening in its entirety from 10-11:00pm ET. ABC paid $1M for the broadcast right and an ABC spokesperson said, "If we didn''t think it
The following lists ratings from the last six CBS telecasts of the PGA Championship. CBS will present nine hours of tournament coverage this weekend, from 1:30-6:00pm ET on both Saturday and Sunday (C