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NBC Has Created "Sky-High Expectations" For Its NASCAR Coverage, Beginning SundayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15
NBC has "built sky-high expectations for its portion of the Sprint Cup Series schedule that begins Sunday night" at Daytona Int'l Speedway, but "living up to the hype won't be an easy task, because NASCAR fans are notoriously picky when it comes to broadcasts," according to Jeff Gluck of USA TODAY. ...
Cal Ripken, Jr., on his official Web site on CBS SportsLine at http://www.2131.com: "It''s a little intimidating right now. I didn''t have much opportunity to learn about it in school. My daughter is
Avalanche playoff games through the first two rounds will be broadcast on free TV, unlike last year when all home games for the first two rounds were available locally only via PPV, according to Adria
Augusta National Golf Club Chair Jack Stephens said yesterday that he "does not foresee allowing" TV to show all 18 holes of The Masters tournament "in the near future," according to Leonard Shapiro o
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SI''s new sports magazine for women, "Sports Illustrated Women/Sport," will be unveiled today at a press conference in New York. The magazine will hit newsstands nationwide on April 21 (SI)....Despite
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ESPN has reached a new multi-year agreement with TCI for distribution of ESPNEWS. The Disney/ABC network and TCI also extended their existing distribution agreements for ESPN and ESPN2 (ESPN). The HOL
CBS SportsLine will announce today that Cal Ripken, Jr. will join its stable of athlete-specific areas on its World Wide Web site (CBS SportsLine). In exchange for his participation in an official Cal
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