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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
Lifetime Television has formed a sports division that will feature live women''s events and sponsorships, according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The division "mostly formalizes even
CBS SportsLine will announce today that Cal Ripken, Jr. will join its stable of athlete-specific areas on its World Wide Web site (CBS SportsLine). In exchange for his participation in an official Cal
The Newman/Haas Racing IMAX film "Super Speedway" is now being shown in IMAX theatres across the country. The 43-minute film, narrated by actor and team co-owner Paul Newman, provides a view from the
InterZine Productions has relaunched its flagship property, iGOLF. The relaunch includes a complete redesign of iGolf -- both on AOL and its World Wide Web site at www.igolf.com -- and features new co
CBS'' Sunday coverage of the inaugural Interstate Batteries 500 from the new Texas Motor Speedway yielded an overnight rating of 4.8/11 (CBS Sports). USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke noted the Interstate Bat
WQAM radio, which holds broadcast rights to Wayne Huizenga''s Marlins, Dolphins, and Panthers, have hired talk- show host Neil Rogers, which has "bashed" Huizenga "for years," according to Barry Jacks
Bell Atlantic has registered a complaint with the FCC against Cablevison, according to Joe Schlosser of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Bell Atlantic officials say they are seeking "compensatory and punitive da
TCI cable systems in the L.A. area "are expected to announce soon" that they will offer Fox Sports West 2 (FSW2) to their 375,000 subscribers, according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. He
NJ-based Online Scouting Network (OSN) was profiled by Iris Taylor of the Newark STAR-LEDGER, who wrote the success of the venture "depends on convincing the nation''s college coaches" to utilize the
USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand reviews Fox''s coverage of the "Wrangler Bull Riders" on Saturday, calling the rodeo''s prime-time network debut "refreshing TV" (USA TODAY, 4/7). ...Knight-Ridder Inc.,