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Tirico To Replace Hammond As Host Of NBC's Triple Crown Horse Racing CoveragePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17
Mike Tirico is "taking the reins" from Tom Hammond as host of NBC's Triple Crown horse racing coverage, according to Beth Harris of the AP. Hammond has "accepted a reduced role after covering racing for more than 30 years" at the net. He turns 73 on May 10. Hammond, a native of Lexington, Ky., will ...
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ESPN has "done a commendable job making itself out to be the victim" in its "latest tiff" with MLB, but MLB has "every right to be miffed" at the sports network, according to Tom Hoffarth of the L.A.
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NBAE and PolyGram Video have joined to release a one- hour commemorative Michael Jordan home video which will chronicle his basketball career. PolyGram will develop a marketing campaign around the vid
Former Seattle Post-Intelligencer sportswriter Bud Withers "has settled" his sex discrimination lawsuit against the paper, according to Elaine Porterfield of the SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, who report