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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 Lions signed a new five-year deal with WXYT-AM for the rights to broadcast their games beginning next year. WXYT-AM is owned by New York-based Infinity Broadcasting, which owns stations that hold
Fox''s NFC package finished with a 12.5 ''95 regular-season game average, a 3% increase from ''94. Fox is the "only network with a 1995 game average higher than 1994, when football didn''t face early-
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol is featured in the current issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED as the man who led NBC to the "richest, boldest, riskiest rights acquisition" in TV history by securing Olympic
ABC Sports is conducting an audit into the finances of The Baseball Network, according to the N.Y. TIMES. The Baseball Network, a partnership between ABC, NBC and MLB that ended at the end of this sea
NBC''s Will McDonough is being criticized by some Browns observers for favoring Art Modell in his discussions of the team. But McDonough, in speaking with the Akron BEACON JOURNAL, said his coverage i
Former Piston Bill Laimbeer has signed a deal with PASS cable to do a sports program. Laimbeer''s show will be featured monthly (DETROIT NEWS, 12/22)....NHL Senior VP Steve Solomon, formerly of ABC, "
The December 4 issue of Sports Illustrated that featured a cover story on the Browns move is going to a second printing, according to David Adams of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. The magazine usually sell
Turner Sports Senior VP Kevin O''Malley said Turner Broadcasting is not interested in covering IndyCar''s U.S. 500 in Michigan on May 26. O''Malley: "We were offered the race, as a number of other peo
In a Q&A in the current issue of INSIDE MEDIA, Fox Sports President David Hill said the network looks at each sports event "as it comes up to find out if it will work for us, what we can do with it, w
Fox claims Nielsen ratings for "several key shows" at its WLUK affiliate in Green Bay are "out of line, and they may contest the November sweeps ratings book" (REUTER/DAILY VARIETY, 12/21)....Speaking