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Silver Details FiveThirtyEight Relaunch With ESPN On March 17, Timed To March Madness03 / 10 / 14
FiveThirtyEight Founder Nate Silver on Saturday at the SXSW conference in Austin "revealed a slew of details" about the site's new home on ESPN, according to Sam Laird of MASHABLE. The site "will launch on March 17, just in time for college basketball's annual March Madness tournament." The "basketb...
At a news conference yesterday, Westinghouse Chair Michael Jordan spoke of plans to rebuild CBS "and move the beleaguered network into new business areas like cable television and international broadc
HBO''s "Real Sports" on December 26 will include a feature on Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson produced by Spike Lee (HBO)....Chip Caray, grandson of Harry Caray and son of Turner''s Skip Car
Rick Ray, CEO & President of Raycom, Inc., will resign his position after 16 years. Ray will continue to serve on the Board of Directors of Ellis Communications, the parent company of Raycom. Burt Ell
Since executives at new CBS parent Westinghouse have said they want to return to covering the NFL, the "rumor is that the battleground will be on ''Monday Night Football,''" according to Steve Zipay o
ESPN has announced that over 70,000,000 fans have participated in their "Football Phone-atic Sweepstakes" sponsored by Visa -- aimed at increasing awareness for ESPN''s Sunday Night NFL Telecasts (ESP
Re-regulation has helped The Golf Channel remarket itself, "creating a new rate card with competitive basic and tier prices that have helped the channel get distribution deals for more than 350,000 ho
Canadian versions of Sports Illustrated will increase despite a bill in the Canadian Senate that would place a heavy tax on the publication. Nick Wattson, Sales Manager for SI Canada, has reportedly t
The NFL and NBC will join to produce "a pair of special pre Super Bowl programs" this January, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. One will feature a grassroots youth sports organization and the o
The FCC approved Westinghouse Electric Corp.''s $5.4B purchase of CBS granting Westinghouse a "large number of permanent or temporary waivers of agency rules that limit broadcasters'' concentration."
Promoter Don King is close to finalizing a deal that would have Mike Tyson fight Buster Mathis Jr. on free TV on December 16 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The fight will reportedly be shown