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Dierdorf To Serve As Radio Analyst For Univ. Of Michigan Football Games04 / 18 / 14
Pro Football HOFer Dan Dierdorf on Thursday was named color analyst for Univ. of Michigan football radio broadcasts, while longtime analyst Jim Brandstatter will move to the play-by-play role, according to Angelique Chengelis of the DETROIT NEWS. Brandstatter takes over for Frank Beckmann, who "reti...
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Canadian versions of Sports Illustrated will increase despite a bill in the Canadian Senate that would place a heavy tax on the publication. Nick Wattson, Sales Manager for SI Canada, has reportedly t
The NFL and NBC will join to produce "a pair of special pre Super Bowl programs" this January, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. One will feature a grassroots youth sports organization and the o
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Phil Mushnick writes some TV execs "are trying to influence a major cable operator in New Jersey to share in the creation of a real-deal New Jersey sports network" that would carry the Nets and Devils
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Phil Hendrie, talk host on show Miami''s WIOD-radio, has "been doing lame impersonations" of Dolphins LB Bryan Cox for more than a year, according to Brian Schmitz of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. But a recen