Featured Story

Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on

Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

Read More

More Stories

05/01/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK

Saturday is Derby Day, and if you can''t be in Louisville for this week''s activities, the next best thing may be Virtual Churchill Downs, the tracks Web site. Accessible through both http://www.churc

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Media

05/01/96
NICKLAUS PRODUCTIONS AND SHELL RETURN WITH WORLD OF GOLF

The second of five head-to-head segments in Shell''s Wonderful World of Golf airs Sunday on ABC at 1:30pm EDT. The event, from Cabo del Sol in Mexico, will pit Jack Nicklaus against Lee Trevino. This

Tags: ABC, Callaway Golf, Dr Pepper/7UP, Nissan, Media, Walt Disney

05/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

Canada''s TSN plans to establish a Vancouver-based sports anchor desk, regardless of the decision of the Canadian Radio- Television and Telecom Commission on the bids of CTV and TSN for a regional spo

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, DirecTV, ESPN, Milwaukee Bucks, NASCAR, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/01/96
HOW WELL WILL MOUSE EARS FIT ON ABC, ESPN?

The future of ABC and ESPN under new Disney management is the focus of an extensive piece by Terry Lefton in the current issue of BRANDWEEK. Lefton writes, "Coming up with cross- promotion ideas is si

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

04/30/96
ABC EYEING GOLD SPONSORS OF '98 WORLD CUP FOR OVER $6M

ABC is seeking seven "gold" sponsorship deals priced around $6M to $6.5M each for its broadcast and cable coverage of the ''98 World Cup, according to Brockinton & Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. ABC sent p

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Eastman Kodak, ESPN, MasterCard, McDonalds, Media, Walt Disney

04/30/96
NFL GOES OUTSIDE TO SELL SUNDAY TICKET PACKAGES

The NFL has assigned local ad sales for its DBS Sunday Ticket service to an outside agency, MMmedia, a new unit of New York-based PKO Television, "which is now repositioning the package for advertiser

Tags: NFL, Nielsen, Media

04/30/96
LIFE ON THE HIGHWAY: NEWS FROM CABLE, ONLINE, ETC.

Cable execs are meeting in L.A. this week, as the National Cable TV Association holds its annual trade meeting. CNN''s Larry King hosted Comcast''s Brian Roberts and TBS'' Ted Turner from the conventi

Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Microsoft, NBA, NBC, PGA Tour, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/30/96
CBC STRIKE LOOMS, POSSIBLY ENDANGERING NHL PLAYOFF COVERAGE

If a labor agreement is not reached by Thursday, CBC employees could strike or be locked out -- which, according to William Houston of the GLOBE & MAIL, "would probably shut down" Hockey Night in Cana

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Media

04/30/96
MEDIA NOTES

Overnight ratings for this past weekend''s NBA coverage, according to Nielsen Sports Marketing Service: Saturday''s Game 1 averaged a 4.7 rating and a 15 share across the 33 metered markets, while Gam

Tags: BSkyB, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Miami Heat, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Phoenix Suns, RDV Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/29/96
MEDIA NOTES

San Francisco''s two major daily papers -- the Heart-owned Examiner and the Chronicle -- are close to an agreement to shut down the Examiner and run a jointly owned operation (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 4

Tags: AEG, Cablevision, DaimlerChrysler, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toyota, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug