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Rice Apologies For "Biggest Mistake" Of His Life, Calls Suspension Out Of His ControlPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14
Ravens RB Ray Rice today for the first time publicly commented on the two-game suspension the NFL gave him for his domestic violence arrest in February, calling it something he did not "have any control over." Rice said, "That’s higher authorities. That’s something that the courts, the N...
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
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."
"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
Sparky Anderson has inked a deal with Prime Sports to call play-by-play for the network''s 31 telecasts of the Angels (Prime). In L.A., Larry Stewart notes that Prime was "seeking its own identity" wi
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
The Diamondbacks and Phoenix''s NHL franchise have signed separate 10-year cable deals with Fox-Liberty Sports for cable telecasts of their games, according to the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Don Ketchem report