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Yahoo Sports Will Operate Under Own Brand Name For Time Being After Verizon DealPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 26 / 16
Yahoo Sports will continue to operate under its own brand name following Verizon’s $4.83B purchase of the company's core businesses. The name will continue at least until the acquisition is slated to close early next year. Verizon intends to integrate Yahoo with its existing AOL assets to...
The "people most interested" in giving Marv Albert an opportunity to return to national TV "are those at Turner Sports," according to Phil Mushnick of the N.Y. POST. Mushnick writes that "in the comin
The following lists final national ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NE TIME RAT/SHR Sr. PGA: Players C
After yesterday''s L.A. TIMES report that said GE was in talks with Barry Diller about merging his USA Networks with NBC, Kyle Pope writes in today''s WALL STREET JOURNAL that NBC''s "search for a cab
The Football Network, a 24-hour-a-day cable channel, will kickoff on September 5, according to Tom Hoffarth of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. The channel''s creator, 30-year-old TV producer Jantonio Turner, has
HE''S GOT THE EYE OF THE IGER: USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that ESPN/ABC Sports President Steve Bornstein "is among those considered successors" to Bob Iger as ABC President. Martzke adds that E
Tara Lipinski has signed with CBS to star in a series of primetime specials during the ''98-99 season. Among the CBS Entertainment programs are a new edition of CBS Sports'' "Ice Wars" and "The Great
On the next episode of HBO''s "Arli$$" (Sunday, 9:30pm ET), AMM client Amadou M''Bow is in love. And the NBA center from Senegal plans to marry his beloved Miss Lisa Klein of Long Island. When Arliss
USA Networks Chair Barry Diller "held primary discussions in the last month" with GE Corp. about "merging" NBC and USA in a stock swap that would be valued at "between" $15-20B, according to sources "
As reported yesterday, CBS Sports will air Games One and Three of the ABL Championship Series in each of the next two seasons. In San Jose, Sheldon Spencer writes that the league "will buy the time fr
Due to the reaction of its affils, ABC "has backed away" from using ESPN in the title of its "Monday Night Football," according to Richard Huff of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. ABC "will give exposure" to ESPN