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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
The IRL''s debut Indy 200 on Saturday recorded a 3.0 overnight Nielsen rating. Both ABC and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway "were pleased with the numbers," according to Bill Koenig of INDIANAPOLIS ST
MCI and Microsoft announced a joint venture in the online services world. CNN''s Katharine Barrett: "No money will change hands in this alliance. The two companies will share revenues once the venture
Steve Young was a guest on Saturday night''s special edition of ESPN''s "The Sports Reporters." Colts QB Jim Harbaugh appeared on ESPN''s Sunday morning "Sports Reporters" (ESPN, 1/27-28)....In its "B
Fox Sports is "bringing a sense of edginess and irreverence" to their upcoming MLB promotions in "attempt to restore the game''s damaged image," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. Fox begins baseball
Fox''s first weekend of NHL regional coverage on Saturday afternoon drew a 2.9 overnight rating. That number is based on 31 of the 33 metered markets, with hockey pre-empted in K.C. and Milwaukee. ABC
Preliminary overnight ratings for NBC''s telecast of Super Bowl XXX drew a 43.8 rating and 67.4 share, according to Nielsen Sports Marketing. Super Bowl XXIX drew a final rating of 41.3 and a 62 share
MCI and News Corp. will pay $682.5M for the last remaining license for direct broadcast satellite television. They hope to begin offering their pay service in two years, according to Mike Mills of the
The official Super Bowl site on the World Wide Web, produced in a partnership by the NFL, NBC and Microsoft, is located at superbowl.com. Superbowl.com operators estimate that the site received over 6
ACTV Chair & CEO William Samuels was interviewed on CNBC on his company''s interactive TV device which allows viewers to choose various angles of coverage and get stats while watching a sports event.
Highlights from 9-year old Sparky Mortimer, covering the Super Bowl for the "Late Show with David Letterman." Mortimer asked Cowboys kicker Chris Boniol: "Who are you rooting for?" Later, after being