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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
The ratings for Super Bowl XXXI on Fox "should be slightly above the average for the perennial audience- grabber," according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The game is "predicted" to
ESPN''s Gary Danielson is "sure to get strong consideration" to replace new Rams GM/coach Dick Vermeil on ABC''s college football telecasts (DETROIT NEWS, 1/23)....On ESPNET''s SportsZone, contributor
TNT NFL reporter Kevin Kiley signed a new $300,000 annual contract (USA TODAY, 1/22)....The NBA will launch its TeamUp celebration on February 8 during All-Star Weekend in Cleveland with a six-network
After bringing in $4.3B over the last four years from ABC, ESPN, Fox, NBC and TNT, the NFL will "score a healthy revenue increase" in the upcoming negotiations over TV rights, according to Jeff Jensen
TVKO announced over 400,000 buys and over $14M in pay- per-view revenues for Saturday''s Oscar De La Hoya-Miguel Angel Gonzalez fight. The fight carried a suggested retail price of $34.97 had 340,000
WBIS+ in New York earned a 3.3 preliminary overnight rating for the Knicks-Bulls game last night, the station''s first telecast (Nielsen Sports Marketing)....Preliminary overnight ratings for the Sund
Fort Lauderdale, FL.-based SportsLine USA "is on the verge of announcing a major alliance with CBS" that would rename the site CBS SportsLine, according to Burgi & Lefton of MEDIAWEEK. Sources "close
At meetings last week, MLB approved Time Warner''s plan to convert WTBS from a superstation to a basic cable channel, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. WTBS, which will not be able to c
WBIS+, the New York TV station on sports and business, will start its first "typical weekday" tomorrow, culminating with the Knicks-Bulls game at 8:00pm ET, according to Richard Sandomir in the N.Y. T
The NBA''s legal dispute against Motorola and AOL over real-time scoring is analyzed by James Leadbetter in the VILLAGE VOICE. Leadbetter concludes that "it''s hard to believe that the NBA will prevai