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AEG Seeks Six-Month Extension To Secure NFL Team For L.A. Stadium ProjectPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14
AEG yesterday announced that it is seeking a six-month extension to its existing agreement with the city of L.A. for the Farmers Field project. The company's request is to allow additional time to pursue a deal with an NFL team, and to further assess and develop plans for renovations to the L.A. Con...
Mike Veeck and his St. Paul Saints have become the poster children for the innovative and fan-friendly baseball promotions found at the minor league level. With an upcoming reality series on the North
Prior to announcing ESPN President Steve Bornstein as head of Disney''s new combined ABC-ESPN sports entity, "there was some discussion inside [Disney] that Bornstein would eventually assume a new tit
The ''95 Sports Emmys were presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on April 22. THE WINNERS, as broken down by broadcast and cable outlets: ESPN 11; HBO 8; NBC 6; Fox 6; ABC
The NHLPA has added playoff information on its Web site. Included are player features, up-to-date stats along with analysis by Kings goalie Kelly Hrudey of each playoff series. The site can be accesse
A film starring Bill Murray as Bill Veeck is reportedly a "done deal," according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The long talked about project will have Turner Pictures pay Murray $10M to portray the legendar
In an interview in the latest BROADCASTING & CABLE, Liberty Media President & CEO Peter Barton describes what to expect from the partnership with Fox on the new fX sports and entertainment channel. Ba
NBC''s ranking as the top-rated prime-time network is examined by Greg Baxton of the L.A. TIMES, who writes, "The momentum is so strong that some experts are saying that NBC may be poised to dominate
In exchange for the Sunshine Network''s guarantee of a sellout for tonight''s Game 4 with the Flyers, the Lightning has granted the cable net the rights to carry the game. Sunshine will also carry Gam
USA TODAY''s Michael Heistand writes of ESPN''s two-day, 17- hour NFL Draft coverage: "TV sports'' answer to the Jerry Lewis telethon is better evaluated by the ton: By that measure, ESPN delivered" (
In a "Viewpoint" piece in yesterday''s N.Y. TIMES, Walter Staab, President of SFM Media Corp., makes the case for "modified competition" for Nielsen through a regular bidding process (N.Y. TIMES, 4/21