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Turner's David Levy Supportive Of Marv Albert Focusing On NBA, Giving Up NCAA TourneyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 12 / 16
Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer Marv Albert has decided to focus on the NBA exclusively in his basketball work going forward. Turner Sports earlier this week announced a long-term extension with the 74-year-old Albert, which will include him announcing regular-season NBA games, the All...
CBS "is said to have moved about" 65-70% of its ''97-98 college basketball inventory, including both the regular season and the NCAA tournament, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. In additi
Reuters Holdings PLC has launched SportsWeb, a free Internet site providing international sports news and pictures, according to Mary Huhn of the N.Y. POST. The site, at www.sportsweb.com, is a joint
IMG''s TWI "is reviving its legendary made-for-TV sports program, ''The Superstars'' for a 25th anniversary special," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The special "could serve as a springboard for
MSG Network''s week-long coverage of the WTA Chase Championships averaged a 0.74 in the New York area, the highest average for the event. The previous high was a 0.50 in ''96. The final, on November 2
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NETWORKS: Regarding the NFL TV negotiations, NFL VP/ Communications Greg Aiello confirmed that the December 1 deadline for the incumbents'' exclusive bargaining period has not been extended. Aiello: "
Fox Sports has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby, the network''s first horse racing event, set for Saturday April 4 (Fox). In Las Vegas, Jay Richards reported t
Although ESPN was the "most-watched" cable network during primetime in November, its audience "was down 10% from the same period a year ago," according to Richard Huff of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Overall,
The Sporting News (TSN) unveils a "radical" facelift with its December 8 issue which goes on sale on Wednesday, according to Repps Hudson of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. TSN President Jim Nuckols says
Jantonio Turner, an L.A. producer, is raising $10M "in start-up costs" to launch The Football Network in 10-12 million homes by September ''98 (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 11/28)....As reported Wednesday
The NHL''s cable deal with the fledgling CTV Sports Net is examined by William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Canada''s six NHL teams "voted unanimously" last week to sell national cable rights