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Dierdorf To Serve As Radio Analyst For Univ. Of Michigan Football Games04 / 18 / 14
Pro Football HOFer Dan Dierdorf on Thursday was named color analyst for Univ. of Michigan football radio broadcasts, while longtime analyst Jim Brandstatter will move to the play-by-play role, according to Angelique Chengelis of the DETROIT NEWS. Brandstatter takes over for Frank Beckmann, who "reti...
The Oilers sold their radio rights in a 10-year deal to Nashville''s Dick Broadcasting Co., which, "in conjunction with Capitol Networks of Raleigh, NC, will begin to build the Oilers radio network."
The FCC unanimously approved Walt Disney Co.''s acquisition of Cap Cities/ABC, but ordered the new company to sell radio and newspaper properties in Fort Worth and Pontiac-Detroit. Disney has one year
Former Suns coach Paul Westphal is under consideration to join TNT as a game or in-studio analysts for NBA playoff coverage this year. Also, from Phoenix: Shawn Hunter, COO for the Phoenix NHL team, s
A consortium of Japan''s TV broadcasters, made up of NHK and several private networks, agreed to pay a record $37.5M for domestic rights to the ''98 Nagano Games, "nearly three times" what they paid f
LIN Television has given Raycom rights to form a network of broadcast stations to syndicate Texas Rangers regionally. LIN acquired local TV rights to the Rangers in a five-year deal last October. Paul
News Corp. will reportedly let go nearly half the 515 employees involved in "News Corp. Internet," the company''s joint venture with MCI. The announcement comes one week after MCI announced that it wo
In Chicago, Bob Verdi writes the "fault" of the FoxTrax puck enhancing system (which he calls a "gimmick") lies with the NHL for "allowing its product to be demeaned." Verdi recommends the league focu
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Fox Sports announced its coverage of MLB games will commence June 1 with the return of Saturday afternoon''s "Game of the Week" marking the first of 18 regular-season weeks of live Saturday afternoon
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ESPN and ABC Sports have reached agreement with FIFA to televise World Cup ''98 in the U.S., according to an announcement released this morning. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to carry all World Cup