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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Cincinnati at Buffalo 1:00 NBC Miami at Houston 3:00 NBC New
The New York Times and Boston Globe sites on the World Wide Web have produced a site devoted to the 50-year old rivalry between the Knicks and Celtics. "Knicks/Celtics: One-on-One" can be found at htt
Media writers continued to preview CNN/SI, the all-sports network set to launch December 12. In Philadelphia, Mike Bruton looks at CNN/SI under the header, "CNN/SI Insists It Won''t Be Like Those Othe
Fox Sports Net''s bid to take over broadcast rights for the Bullets, Caps and Orioles from HTS is analyzed by Michael Burgi of MEDIAWEEK. Fox filed suit against the teams for rejecting its offer for r
Westinghouse Electric Corp. will spin off its industrial assets into a separate company "to become a pure broadcasting entity, with CBS as its flagship property," according to Sallie Hofmeister of the
CNN/SI held a news conference yesterday in which they revealed details of its all-sports network debuting December 12. CNN/SI Exec Jim Walton and CNN/SI Managing Editor Steve Robinson said CNN/SI will
NBC Sports and the NBA present the "Nike Presents Hoop-It- Up" special this Saturday, November 16, from 5-6:00pm ET. The special follows the teams who captured the World Finals competition (Hoop-It-Up
In celebration of the NBA''s 50th anniversary, "NBA at 50" will air tonight on TNT at 8:00pm ET and 10:00pm ET. The documentary, hosted by Denzel Washington, "serves as a wonderful refresher for older
The Bears agreed to a three-year extension through the ''99 season with Chicago CBS affil, WBBM-TV. The deal calls for two weekly programs and at least two exhibition games each year (CHICAGO TRIBUNE,
USA Network and NBC have extended their agreement to televise the Ryder Cup through 2005. In addition to designation as the exclusive cable carrier of the Ryder Cup, USA also has the rights to air Ryd