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The NFL's week that was -- Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy and Roger Goodell -- dominated Sunday talk shows, on the news and sports sides.
While Prime Sports-Midwest''s new deal with the Blues gives it the exclusive broadcast rights for up to 65 regular season games, the cable network plans to only carry a select number of contests, acco
Beginning with Thursday night''s game between the Argonauts and the Blue Bombers, Viewer''s Choice Canada, which has provided pay-per-view coverage of boxing and wrestling, will air two CFL games for
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Reports of restructuring News Corp.''s Fox TV unit include one scenario in which Fox Sports President David Hill takes "a very senior position at Fox TV that would include oversight of all Fox-owned"
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USA Basketball has launched its own homepage on the Web at http://www.usabasketball.com. Written and produced by USA Basketball''s Media/Public Relations Dept., the site features up- to-date team info
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