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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
This week''s cover story in BROADCASTING & CABLE examines the "Foxification" of baseball, and what impact the network will have on MLB. Steve McClellan profiles Fox''s promotional strategy and notes t
Monday''s VARIETY reported that ESPN President Steve Bornstein will add ABC Sports to his responsibilities. In this morning''s USA TODAY, ABC VP/Communications Patty Matson, ABC Sports Public Relation
AT&T will announce today its plans for home entertainment packages that will include Internet access and direct satellite entertainment packages, all designed to "sell everything on one monthly bill."
The World Figure Skating Championships on ABC scored a 12.2 overnight rating on Saturday, topping CBS'' 8.7 for UMass- Georgetown. But, Rudy Martzke notes CBS'' Thursday ratings were up 6% to 7.4 and
Infinity Broadcasting, owner of New York''s WFAN, is reportedly close to a deal to buy control of WOR-radio''s Giants broadcasts. Infinity would handle production and ad sales, while the games would r
"Hockey purists are prevailing" at Fox Sports, writes Jack Craig of the BOSTON GLOBE, as the network will "tone down" the color scheme of its enhanced puck when NHL games return this Saturday. The blu
The Red Sox''s switch from Boston''s WSBK to WABU had threatened to shut out many fans in Western MA, as WABU is not carried on most cable systems. But the team is expected to announce today that WABU
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The Sporting News will become a "key provider" of sports news information for America Online, following a "unique" and "sweeping" agreement made between Times Mirror Magazines and the Vienna, VA-based
Longtime TBS Sports Sales Exec VP Mark Mariani has resigned "to pursue other opportunities," according to INSIDE MEDIA. Sources speculate there may have been a "personality conflict" between Mariani a
ABC and Comcast are in discussions about distributing the new ABC News cable network to the cableco''s 4.2 million subscribers. VARIETY notes, as part of the deal, Comcast may begin carrying ABC soap