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AEG Seeks Six-Month Extension To Secure NFL Team For L.A. Stadium ProjectPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14
AEG yesterday announced that it is seeking a six-month extension to its existing agreement with the city of L.A. for the Farmers Field project. The company's request is to allow additional time to pursue a deal with an NFL team, and to further assess and develop plans for renovations to the L.A. Con...
Based on early indications, promoter Bob Arum projects that Friday''s fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez, telecast on closed circuit rather than pay-per-view, will gross more than t
ESPN has granted the Connecticut Sports Museum and hall of Fame the licensed use of the ESPN name, brand and logo in the development of a "Sports and Technology Center" in downtown Hartford. According
USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand notes, with both the NBA and NHL Finals at 3-0, analysts for the networks involved with each were beginning to write both series off. Hiestand also called CNBC''s post-ga
MSG Network''s average Yankees rating is 2.32, up 27% from last year''s 1.82 through the same number of games (MSG Network).....NBC announced that American Isuzu has picked up an option to continue ti
NBC''s telecast of Game 1 of the 1996 NBA Finals was the most-watched Game 1 in NBA Finals history. According to NBC, the game hit an audience of 48 million viewers, topping the previous high of 46 mi
The U.S. Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel has awarded the NBA, NHL, NCAA and MLB -- referred to collectively as the "Joint Sports Claimants" -- about $165M, or 29%, of a $570M pool in cable TV comp
Bob Arum, promoter for tonight''s De La Hoya-Chavez title fight, continued his barrage against the cable companies in advance of the bout, which is being staged primarily at closed circuit venues. Aru
Calling the decision a "major coup" for Time Warner, CNN''s "Moneyline" reported that a DE court has struck down an antitrust lawsuit by US West that sought to block the merger of Time Warner and Turn
In Chicago, Mark Potash outlines the reasons why all-sports radio station WMVP was forced to change its format to more broad- based daytime programming. WMVP will still broadcast the Blackhawks, White
Nielsen''s Sports Marketing Service reports preliminary overnight ratings from last night''s NBA Finals opener show NBC getting an 18.8 rating and a 31 share. NOTE: As these numbers are preliminary, t