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Morning Hot Reads: Dan With The PlanPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15
The DETROIT FREE PRESS portrays Cavaliers Owner and Quicken Loans Chair Dan Gilbert as "a modern-day version of Muhammad Ali in his prime." He is a "supremely confident guy, given to making brash, over-the-top predictions – and usually delivering on them." The Knicks are now...
Boston''s WSBK-TV has filed suit against the Red Sox and Bruins, its partners in NESN, claiming the teams are "threatening to run NESN into the ground by grabbing for more of its revenue than the team
ABC''s coverage of the Indianapolis 500 drew a 6.8 overnight rating, a 21% drop from last year and the lowest Indy overnight ever, according to Michael Hiestand of USA TODAY. Yesterday, ESPN projected
CBC and its major unions reached a "12th hour" agreement in ongoing labor negotiations to avoid a strike that would have affected NHL playoff coverage and the network''s Olympic preparations (Montreal
As reported in the current BROADCASTING & CABLE, NBC''s affiliates have agreed to pay $275M toward the network''s rights fees for the Olympics. Part of the money will come in the form of an exchange o
NBC Sports characterized a N.Y. POST report that gold medalist Greg Louganis was passed over as an analyst on the network''s ''96 Olympics as a "non-story." NBC Sports spokesperson Ed Markey said Loug
The T-Wolves debut their "Locker Room" home shopping show Saturday for fans to purchase merchandise with the team''s new logo. It will air at 10:30am CDT on Midwest Sports Channel (T- Wolves)....ESPN
There should be an "intense battle" between Miami radio stations WIOD and WQAM for broadcast rights to the Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. Lowell "Bud"
Despite the loss of big-name drivers to the rival U.S. 500, the Indy 500 still figures to win the ratings battle on Sunday, that according to two reports in USA TODAY this morning. Rudy Martzke predic
In Hartford, columnist Jeff Jacobs -- noting it has been one month since ESPN''s Keith Olbermann reported the Whalers could announce a move to Nashville "by the end of the week" -- went back to ESPN f
The Mariners are averaging a 13.0 and a 28 share for 14 TV games through May 20. That is a 48% rise over last year''s 8.8 at this time (Mariners)....CRAIN''S NEW YORK BUSINESS profiles Elaine Farley,