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DirecTV Announces Eight-Year Renewal Of NFL Sunday TicketPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 14
DirecTV formally announced its renewal of the NFL Sunday Ticket package for another eight years. DirecTV is paying an average of $1.5B per year for the package, with the rights fee increasing by 6% each year. The deal extends through the '22 season and synchs up with the NFL's other TV deals. CBS,...
The Bears'' radio contract, a three-year deal signed last year, will go to bid after the ''96 season since WGN-AM decided to exercise an out clause to reopen talks for the final two years of the deal.
Josh Lewin, in only his second season as a play-by-play voice for the Orioles on WBAL-AM, will join Fox''s MLB team doing play-by-play alongside analyst Ken Singleton. John Fillipelli, Fox Senior Coor
The NBA, NBC, ESPN Enterprises and Starwave Corp. have jointly announced their partnership in developing Finals.com, the official Web site of the ''96 NBA Finals. The site, which will launch during th
Ben Wright''s controversial comments on lesbianism on the LPGA Tour from a year ago were a main topic at the McDonald''s LPGA Championships. LPGA Commissioner Jim Ritts took on the subject directly in
THE DAILY surveyed broadcast partners for each MLB team and found that 18 of 28 teams are showing higher ratings for their telecasts this year as compared to last season. In most cases, the ''96 numbe
TNT''s Knicks-Bulls game Tuesday night received a 7.2 rating -- the second highest rated Round 2 NBA playoff game ever for the network (THE DAILY)....News Corp. stock closed down 1/2 at 22 1/2 yesterd
The "Grant Hill Home Page Presented by Fila" offers enough information about the Pistons young superstar to satisfy even the most dedicated Hill fan. Designed to be both informative and interactive, t
ESPN''s local ad revenues for ''95 averaged $5.61 per subscriber -- up 14% from $4.93 in ''94. The industry as a whole grew at 10.2%. According to a study by Bortz & Co., commissioned by ESPN, average
The FTC refused to respond to a report in yesterday''s WASHINGTON POST that the agency''s staff has recommended blocking or modifying the proposed merger of Time Warner with Turner Broadcasting (AD AG
BSkyB, the News Corp.-owned satellite TV group, has proposed a joint venture with English soccer''s Premier League by which the league will be offered a percentage of every subscription sold to Sky Sp
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