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Friday Boxing announcer Michael Buffer will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...
GE''s NBC is negotiating to have Microsoft Corp. became "an equity partner in the 24-hour television news channel that NBC wants to launch," according to Elizabeth Jensen of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. N
HBO is "beating the publicity drum" for its December 15 boxing telecast featuring Oscar De La Hoya. De La Hoya will have a public workout next Tuesday at the Official All-Star Cafe (Neal Travis, N.Y.
The NBA "reportedly has put the brakes" on a $10-20M deal with Sony that would bring surround sound of on-court action to viewers, according to NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay. The league is apparently "concer
Official winners of sports categories in the 17th annual National CableAce Awards presented last Saturday. WRITING A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Frank Deford, "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World," HBO; BUSINE
Vancouver''s new GM Place is being referred to by print and broadcast journalist as "The Garage" (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 12/6)...Fox Sports President David Hill commented on this week''s experiment usi
Cap Cities/ABC announced yesterday it will launch a 24-hour news channel by early ''97 posing a challenge to Turner Broadcasting''s "lucrative" CNN. ABC''s channel will "focus on local news provided b
Former Cubs and Reds announcer Thom Brennaman signed a five- year deal yesterday to become the expansion Diamondbacks'' radio and TV voice in ''98. Financial terms were not disclosed. Part of Brennama
The Browns-Chargers game Sunday on NBC still drew significant overnight numbers in Cleveland, but wasn''t a huge attraction in the team''s future home. The game generated a 30.0 rating in Cleveland, w
The Lions are close to a decision as to whether they will switch signals on their radio broadcast rights, according to Mike O''Hara in today''s DETROIT NEWS. The team is at the end of its deal with WW
When the NBA passed its broadcast rights to be handled by ESPN Radio on the ABC Radio Network, the league ended a four-year "run of in-house management of the property," according to Laura Rich of INS