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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,...
Fox''s catcher-cam continues to be featured during the net''s regional coverage, and Richard Sandomir writes that catcher-cam "has quickly delivered on its promise. Sure, the tiny 10-ounce camera/batt
Walt Disney "is expected" to name John Papanek Editor- In-Chief of ESPN magazine "as early as this week," according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Kelly reports sources say that the former SI
Steve Wasserman, VP/GM of Houston''s NBC affiliate, KPRC, said that the station will start the season by showing NFL Oilers games and "will continue to do so as long as viewers dictate," according to
In Toronto, Ken McKee on NBC''s coverage of Canada''s victory in the men''s 4x100 sprint relay at the World Track and Field Championships: "[C]overage by NBC ... proved generally balanced and a far cr
Blue Jays ratings on TSN are up from ''96, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The team is drawing "an average audience of about 350,000 a game," up 12%. TSN VP/Programming Rick
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. "MLB on Fox" games were: STL-PHI; NYM-HOU; BOS-KC; and LA-CUBS. On CBS'' Saturday coverage of the Sprint In
The Hurricanes signed an agreement with Curtis Media Group to have WPTF-AM serve as the team''s flagship radio station for the next three years, according to Steve Politi of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVE
The sports consulting firm headed by former NHLPA Media Relations Manager Steve Allister and former Raptors /Grizzlies exec Tom Mayenknecht will be called Prism Media, based in Toronto and Vancover (G
In response to yesterday''s Florida Times-Union story regarding a dispute over that newspaper''s Web page on the Jaguars, the NFL sent a letter to the Times-Union detailing its position. League attorn
In L.A., Larry Stewart writes this morning on how News Corp.''s potential purchase of the Dodgers could impact the presentation of the team, adding, "Let''s not be so quick to judge." Stewart: "We''re