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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
Lifetime Television has formed a sports division that will feature live women''s events and sponsorships, according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The division "mostly formalizes even
The Newman/Haas Racing IMAX film "Super Speedway" is now being shown in IMAX theatres across the country. The 43-minute film, narrated by actor and team co-owner Paul Newman, provides a view from the
InterZine Productions has relaunched its flagship property, iGOLF. The relaunch includes a complete redesign of iGolf -- both on AOL and its World Wide Web site at www.igolf.com -- and features new co
CBS'' Sunday coverage of the inaugural Interstate Batteries 500 from the new Texas Motor Speedway yielded an overnight rating of 4.8/11 (CBS Sports). USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke noted the Interstate Bat
WQAM radio, which holds broadcast rights to Wayne Huizenga''s Marlins, Dolphins, and Panthers, have hired talk- show host Neil Rogers, which has "bashed" Huizenga "for years," according to Barry Jacks
Bell Atlantic has registered a complaint with the FCC against Cablevison, according to Joe Schlosser of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Bell Atlantic officials say they are seeking "compensatory and punitive da
TCI cable systems in the L.A. area "are expected to announce soon" that they will offer Fox Sports West 2 (FSW2) to their 375,000 subscribers, according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. He
USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand reviews Fox''s coverage of the "Wrangler Bull Riders" on Saturday, calling the rodeo''s prime-time network debut "refreshing TV" (USA TODAY, 4/7). ...Knight-Ridder Inc.,
NJ-based Online Scouting Network (OSN) was profiled by Iris Taylor of the Newark STAR-LEDGER, who wrote the success of the venture "depends on convincing the nation''s college coaches" to utilize the
In its search "for a way to speed the Internet''s transformation into a true mass medium," Microsoft Corp. announced Sunday it would buy WebTV Networks for $425M, according to Groves & Helm of the L.A