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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...
NFL moves into smaller markets have "prompted network concern," according to Jim Baker in today''s BOSTON HERALD. While the AFC, and thus NBC, have been "hit the hardest," NBC Sports President Dick Eb
Phil Mushnick writes some TV execs "are trying to influence a major cable operator in New Jersey to share in the creation of a real-deal New Jersey sports network" that would carry the Nets and Devils
Rodale Press will publish alt.Sport, a "Generation X and older skewing magazine," featuring such sports as roller blading, snowboarding, and mountain biking. alt.Sports is scheduled to appear on newss
Phil Hendrie, talk host on show Miami''s WIOD-radio, has "been doing lame impersonations" of Dolphins LB Bryan Cox for more than a year, according to Brian Schmitz of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. But a recen
CBS has now sold 75-80% of ad time for their Fiesta Bowl telecast January 2, as 30-second spots have "tumbled from the astronomical rate" of $550,000 to around $400,000, according to INSIDE MEDIA. To
The "techno-wizards" at Fox Sports are experimenting with a computer chip to be installed in pucks used for Fox''s telecast of the NHL All-Star Game on January 20, according to NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay.
A Burbank, CA, company announced plans yesterday to "become the first provider of a system that will allow TV viewers to get digital satellite TV without the dish." A TV-top box will allow consumers o
ESPN2 is launching in more than 2 million households throughout the fourth quarter of ''95, bringing their total to more than 27 million by the end of the year (ESPN)....The Sports Network site on the
Rupert Murdoch and TCI officials officially announced yesterday they have joined with two of Latin America''s largest broadcasters to launch a 150-channel satellite TV service. Murdoch and TCI Chair J
Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. is reportedly set to announce plans to deliver TV services across Latin America, according to Sallie Hofmeister of the L.A. TIMES. Murdoch will divulge a joint venture wit