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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...
Disney Online will launch Disney Blast, www.disneyblast.com, at the end of April. The service will charge $4.95 per month and $39.95 per year. The site will feature an ESPN sports area for kids. Disne
Fifteen-year-old Aaron Plettner of NE won the NCAA Men''s tournament bracket contest on ESPNET''s SportsZone, beating over 176,000 contestants to win a trip to the ''98 Final Four and 64 pizzas from c
The Jazz are launching a campaign "to get Karl Malone named the NBA''s Most Valuable Player," according to Rich Evans in the DESERET NEWS. The team''s public relations office is working with the NBA a
CBS Sports'' coverage of the NCAA Men''s Basketball Championship game on Monday night drew a 18.9 rating and 31 share, up 3% from ''96''s 18.3/29. An estimated 50 million people watched all or part of
The Suns, "whose ratings still compare favorably with other NBA teams," have had their TV audience "drop substantially" since ''96, according to Kent Somers of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Through their firs
The Corel WTA Tour has added Fox Sports Net to its international TV package. The package will be marketed by TWI, the Tour''s TV agent. Fox Sports Net will offer five non-domestic Tier I and II events
"In a case affecting what television programming Americans receive," the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that cable systems can be forced to carry local broadcast TV stations, according to Joan Biskupic
In Canada, CTV Sports Net VP Gary Maavara said the channel "is on target" to start operation in September. Maavara: "We''re still putting things together and we''re optimistic that we''ll be there (in
"Boosted by its coverage of the Atlanta Summer Olympics," NBC nabbed a record 41 nominations for the 18th annual Sports Emmy Awards, according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The previ
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain (FSR), "still unavailable to most Kansas City-area cable viewers, will offer at least 30 free satellite dishes leading up to its first Royals telecasts," according to Randy C