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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...
Today: The NFL, week 7. The following NFL games failed to sellout for this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets: GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Seattle at Buffalo 1:00 NBC Minnesota at Tampa
HBO "is close to signing multi-million-dollar deal" with WBO welterweight champion Pernell "Sweetpea" Whitaker, according to John Phillips in this morning''s VARIETY. Phillips reports that HBO head Se
"Perhaps we shouldn''t be surprised at the lack of taste shown by TNT in the billboard ads for its NFL telecasts. ....Almost as bothersome is a series of ESPN ads for its college football telecasts,"
The arrival of Pat Riley into the Heat organization "has brightened the outlook for the Heat''s TV carriers," the Sunshine Network and WBFS-Ch 33, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WBFS-
The Celtics will move their radio broadcasts to WRKO-AM from all-sports WEEI. The switch assures the team will have all preseason, regular season games, and any post-season games on one outlet. Spence
Tuesday Night''s LCS opener got a ABC 14.6 Nielsen rating, the highest LCS rating since the Mets and Dodgers generated a 16.4 in ''88. The rating is also 29% higher than LCS numbers from ''93. In Seat
MLB can now open negotiations with Fox and CBS after ABC and NBC let Monday''s deadline pass without exercising their exclusive negotiating rights on a new TV rights deal, according to Richard Sandomi
NBC News will conduct a live interview with O.J. Simpson on Wednesday night during a three-hour "Dateline" special. The interview, which will be conducted by Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric and air withou
Broadcast of The John Wooden Classic college basketball tournament will be split between NBC and ABC. Liberty Sports, which has an exclusive production and ad sales agreement with Atherton Communicati
The Baseball Network''s coverage of Game 2 of the MLB divisional playoffs drew a 10.7 national rating, up from Tuesday''s 10.3 (THE DAILY). The two-night 10.5 average is off 15% from CBS'' coverage of