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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
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In Philadelphia, Mike Bruton reports the Flyers and Prism sports channel are expected to sign a one-year deal in the "next few days" giving Prism the right to televise 39 home games plus any Flyers po
MLB has signed a five-year deal with Nielsen Media Research to include access to a full range of national and local market TV audience information. Nielsen''s Sports Marketing Service will provide MLB
Preliminary overnight ratings for Saturday''s MLB coverage on Fox was a 3.4/9. ABC''s coverage of Notre Dame-Texas earned a 6.3/18. For full market-by-market ratings from Saturday''s Fox MLB telecasts
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