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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...
The number of hours the average household spends viewing nationally televised sports has risen by more than 14% over the past ten years to 183 hours per year, according to an analysis by BJK&E Media G
In Toronto, William Houston writes "it has struck many as strange that in the year" the NBA expands to Canada, TSN has dropped its NBA game-of-the-week. Since losing out on NBA rights, TSN "has been a
In 15 of 29 NFL stadiums, the NFL has "set up an interactive option for fans" to cast their choices for this year''s Pro Bowl, according to INSIDE MEDIA. Fans "with licenses" on the online services wi
Anheuser-Busch was looking to cut their commitment to baseball "long before" they put the Cardinals up for sale, according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Sources say A- B officials went to lo
CBS Inc. stockholders voted two-to-one yesterday to sell the broadcasting company to Westinghouse Electric Corp. for $5.4B. Under terms of the deal, Westinghouse will acquire all of the outstanding sh
When the Oilers announced the outline iof their deal with Nashville yesterday, NBC Sports faced the loss of another major NFL TV market. Houston is currently No. 11, while Nashville is No. 33. This wo
The following NFL games failed to sell out for this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets: GAME TIME NETWORK Arizona at Carolina 1:00 Fox Green Bay at Cleveland 1:00 Fox Jacksonville a
ABC Sports reports that despite a USA TODAY report that more people watched figure skating on NBC and CBS than ABC''s college football last weekend, final ratings indicate college football earned a 7.
In a day of major restructuring, Time Warner Inc.''s Norman Pearlstine announced that Bill Colson has been named Managing Editor of Sports Illustrated. Colson has been Assistant Managing Editor at SI
SFX Broadcasting, New York, has entered into agreement to purchase Liberty Broadcasting, owner and operator of 19 radio stations in six markets, for $223M. SFX will transfer 11 of the stations to Mult