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Top Ten....Excuse MePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14
Last night's Top Ten list was “Top Ten Secret Service Excuses.” Letterman said, “People shooting at the damn White House, people breaking in and one guy got in and just was walking around looking at stuff. (He) even had a minute to sign the guest book” ( “Late Show,&rdq...
The final rating for Saturday''s NHL All-Star Game on Fox was a 4.1 and a 7 share. That marked a 64% increase over the last All-Star Game, a 2.5/7 on Jan. 23, ''94. It was Fox''s highest- rated NHL br
ESPN2 will introduce "RPM 2Night," a 30-minute weekday motorsports news and highlights program, on February 7 at 7pm ET. The show will air Monday-Friday, usually at 7pm, and be hosted by John Kernan,
Sports on the Internet is "very much in its infancy" but there are "clues that say the sports world is convinced that the Internet is going to be a colossal part of its future. One is lawyers. The oth
An on-line survey of 10,613 fans on ESPNet''s SportsZone found that a majority disliked the new FoxTrax glowing puck that premiered during Saturday''s All-Star telecast. 67.3% who responded said they
AT&T announced they will invest $137.5M in "fast-growing" DirecTV, "giving a powerful endorsement to the venture," according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL. DirecTV is owned by GM''s Hughes Electronics Co
Super Bowl XXX "could draw the biggest share of the nation''s attention" since Super Bowl XX, according to Mike Kiley in Chicago. That game, Bears-Patriots, drew a 70 share. Super Bowls with the Cowbo
Despite saying he wouldn''t return because of a pay cut, Sean McDonough has reached agreement to broadcast Red Sox games next season on WABU-TV. McDonough earned approximately $300,000 last season fro
Media reviews of the Fox''s glowing puck in Saturday night''s All-Star Game drew mixed reviews. Many in the U.S. gave a thumbs up, while Canadians were more critical. WHAT THEY''RE SAYING: In Atlanta,
The battle for the exclusive European broadcast rights to the 2000-2008 Olympics "could lead to litigation under European law." Reports have the European Broadcasting Union, which represents public br
The 46th NHL All-Star Game drew a preliminary overnight rating of 4.6 and an 8 share. The last NHL All-Star Game (played in the afternoon on NBC) drew a 3.5 overnight. Fox''s boost comes with "two big