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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...
NHL ICE, the joint venture between IBM and the NHL, located at http://www.nhl.com, has a variety of specials for All-Star Weekend, including using real-time audio and still video clips. Producer/GM Ch
Fox will debut modifications to its FoxTrax puck enhancement system during its All-Star game telecast on Saturday night. Fox execs said the system has been improved to make the glow surrounding the pu
MTV will be in San Jose and feature "The MTV/NHL All- Star Face-Off ''97," a one-hour special airing Sunday at 6:00pm ET, which will include game highlights, player interviews, and a piece on the basi
MSG Network has agreed to purchase Yankees radio rights for about $45M over ten years, according to sources of NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay. MSG already holds exclusive Yankees TV rights to 2000 and althoug
Ratings for last year''s NHL All-Star game showed a 52% increase from ''91, according to Nielsen Sports Marketing. In ''96, the All-Star game drew a 4.1/7 share compared to a 2.7/7 in ''91. The follow
Dow Jones & Co. and ITT Corp. unveiled the programming outline for WBIS+-TV in New York, which debuts Tuesday night with a Knicks-Bulls game, according to Elizabeth Sanger of NEWSDAY. The independent
CBS has sold about 85% of its total college basketball inventory, including the NCAA tournament, according to Brockinton & Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. CBS has received about $15M from companies that wer
Final ratings for the ''96-97 college football bowl games are compared to ''95-96. Numbers are from Nielsen Sports Marketing Service except where (^) indicates numbers received from the network. NOTES
Warner Bros. will license the rights to 12 feature films to two TBS cable channels. The movies include "Space Jam." Terms were not disclosed (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 1/16). Turner will be able to show t
Super Bowl XXXI is a "prime target" for new media content and advertising alliances, according to Robert Silverman in INSIDE MEDIA. U.S. West, IBM, Yahoo!, Starwave and SportsLine USA are all "making