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Disney's Iger Says ESPN Could Sell Direct To Consumer, But Not In Next Five YearsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15
Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger yesterday said that he sees ESPN as a media property that "could be eventually sold directly to consumers like Time Warner's HBO, but not in the next five years," according to Matthew Belvedere of CNBC.com. Iger: "If we end up seeing more erosion in the so-called mult...
In Detroit, WYST-FM will broadcast all Lions games next season, joining flagship WXYT-AM (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 5/7)....Former Packers Keith Jackson and Sean Jones were named new members of TNT''s NFL a
ESPNET SportsZone has changed its name to ESPN SportsZone. In addition, the Internet address will change from espnet.sportszone.com to espn.sportszone.com. The site may also be reached through espn.co
Thirty games into the season, MSG Network and WPIX "reportedly are putting the finishing touches" on a two-year agreement to put the Yankees back on WPIX, according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. In a dea
ESPN announced that ESPN Magazine will make its debut in the first quarter of ''98. As part of the magazine''s launch, John Skipper, currently Senior VP/Disney Publishing, will move to head ESPN Magaz
Classic Sports Network''s Food, Drink & Memories theme restaurant has opened outside of Dallas, according to David Leonhardt of BUSINESS WEEK. Three more restaurants, each with a small museum, are due
The Reds recently persuaded SportsChannel Ohio to discontinue a promo advertisement by an Indiana casino, according to Tom Groeschen of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. In TV and print ads, the Grand Victoria
The cybercasting of sports events by teams and leagues is examined by Mark Hyman of BUSINESS WEEK. In April, the NHL added access to live radio calls of regular-season and playoff games through its We
In Atlanta, the Hawks and the NBA lifted a potential TV blackout of yesterday''s playoff game against the Pistons on Saturday even though 3,000 tickets remained late in the day (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION,
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Bidding for domestic TV rights to the PGA Tour, which would take effect after the ''98 schedule, was examined by CNBC''s Bob Pisani. Pisani: "Already the Tour''s current TV package is expected to gene
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. Regional programming indicated with (^). NHL on Fox regional telecasts were Red Wings-Blues, Mighty Duc
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