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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
CBS and SportsLine USA will hold a news conference tomorrow to announce CBS''s $100M investment for a one-third stake in the online sports service, according to Steve Lohr of the N.Y. TIMES. Neither C
Classic Sports Network (CSN) said it intends to file a complaint with the FCC alleging that Cablevision has violated Federal law by attempting to coerce CSN into granting Cablevision an ownership inte
Sports Illustrated "has terminated the contract" of Lisa Hyman, who earlier this month sent out e-mail messages "asking users to hit a portion of the SI site to bump up traffic numbers," according to
In a letter last Friday to Cablevision Chair James Dolan from Classic Sports Network (CSN) President Stephen Greenberg, CSN accused Cablevision of "refusing to distribute" the network because CSN "dec
ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" tonight will feature "Breaking the Line: Jackie Robinson''s Legacy" at 8:30pm ET. It will be followed by a "ESPN Town Meeting: Sports in Black in White" hosted by ABC''s Te
The following lists final TV ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are ET. Regional programming indicated in parenthesis. The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAI
The Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) and the NCAA reached a deal Thursday, preventing "a credentialing problem" for next month''s NCAA Tournament, according to USA TODAY. The NCAA, concerned abo
Pizza Hut will sponsor the ESPNET''s Men''s and Women''s Tournament Challenges, in which entrants choose the winners of games for the upcoming NCAA Tournaments. DoubleTree Hotels will co-sponsor the m
The TIMES'' Richard Sandomir writes CBS made a "bad judgement" in deciding to show the IMG/TWI produced special on Tiger Woods before its final-round coverage of the Masters. Sandomir notes IMG "can s
The Blue Jays and TSN have officially signed a cable-TV deal for the next five years, according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The deal is "not as lucrative" for the team as the previous f