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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
With the Knicks, Bulls, Lakers and Suns out of the playoffs, John Helyar writes in the WALL STREET JOURNAL that the loss of the nation''s top three media markets and another with a top star -- Charles
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MD-based Home Team Sports will launch a World Wide Web site this summer, The service, which will provide programming updates, player and event info and merchandise opportunities, is being developed wi
Time Warner Sports CEO Seth Abraham and HBO Sports Senior VP & Exec Producer Ross Greenburg were joined by announcer Jim Lampley in introducing Martina Navratilova as the newest member of the network'
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The uncertainty surrounding CBS is the subject of profiles in the WALL STREET JOURNAL and the L.A. TIMES this morning. In L.A., Sallie Hofmeister and Jane Hall call Connie Chung''s demotion from the a
In a press conference at noon today in New York, Time Warner Sports President Seth Abraham and HBO Sports Senior VP and Exec Producer Ross Greenburg will announce that Martina Navratilova is joining t
Raycom and Jefferson-Pilot Sports have announced a six-year contract extension with ESPN for ACC basketball games through the 2000-2001 season. ESPN will carry 20 ACC games annually, as well as coveri
Michael Jordan is the subject of the first-ever collector''s edition of Sports Illustrated for Kids. "Michael!: The Story of Michael Jordan From His Childhood to His Comeback" is sponsored solely by M
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At yesterday''s shareholders meeting in New York, Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin confirmed the company is selling 15 of its cable systems for $263.7M. The sale represents "the latest move by Levin to