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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...
CBS Sports, SportSouth and the Kaleidoscope: America''s Disability Channel, have all agreed to provide TV coverage of the Paralympics. ISES has bought programming time on CBS and SportSouth and has so
Pat Burns, dismissed as the Maple Leafs'' coach this week, has already been contacted by "a couple of TV networks" about doing color commentary for playoff games. Burns'' agent told the FINANCIAL POST
In Chicago, WMVP-AM begins its first year of holding White Sox radio rights this week, and will take over Bulls broadcasts next season. However, Steve Nidetz writes the Evergreen Media- owned all-spor
CBS has exclusive rights to first announce the 64-team NCAA bracket on Sunday, but ESPN and NBC will do their share to distract the audience, according to Milton Kent. ESPN begins its own selection sh
Fox''s presentation of "Rookie of the Year" Wednesday night with Cal Ripken as the host earned the network an 11.5 rating -- its highest on a Wednesday night since September (Fox)....Sports Illustrate
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ESPN is close to finalizing sponsorship sales for its coverage of the X Games, formerly called the Extreme Games, according to INSIDE MEDIA. Coors is likely to become the newest X Games "gold" sponsor
ITT Corp. may gain control of SportsChannel New York as a result of negotiations with Cablevision Systems Corp. regarding the a loan repayment, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. SportsC
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Rupert Murdoch and his BSkyB Group have joined with three of Europe''s "largest media groups" to offer digital pay TV throughout Europe, "in particular to German and French speaking countries" (N.Y. T
The NBA''s suit, filed Tuesday in New York federal court, claiming "misappropriation, copyright infringement and false advertising" against Motorola and STATS Inc. over alleged transmission of NBA hig
ESPN''s upcoming promo campaign for its MLB coverage will run with the theme, "It''s Baseball. And You''re an American," featuring NYPD Blue''s Nick Turturro and former President Abe Lincoln. The spot