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Nebraska Stands To Get $21.5M More From IMG College DealPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 19 / 14
The Nebraska athletic department has renegotiated its deal with IMG College, and the school now stands to bring in an additional $21.5M "over the next six years." The school's Board of Regents today is expected to approve the amendment. NU and IMG reached a 13-year deal in '08 that "included a windo...
Overnights for Tyson-Mathis on Fox were a 16.9 -- Fox''s "third highest-rated prime time show ever." Top local rating were in New York (22.0), followed by Philadelphia (21.5). A local blackout was lif
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A bill "that effectively blocks" Canadian editions of Sports Illustrated passed in Parliament Friday and will become law. The bill was approved without amendment in the Senate, despite lobbying effort
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Philadelphia''s Fox affil agreed to guarantee purchase of all unsold tickets for Sunday''s Eagles-Cardinals game. Roughly 4,000 tickets remain. Sources say the station wants to assure a "perfect lead-
One day after NBC announced it had purchased broadcast rights to the 2004, 2006, and 2008 Olympic Games, media writers around the country were still commenting on the deal -- one of the largest deals