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NFL Loads Primetime Schedule With Top Draws After Ratings Dip Last SeasonPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 21 / 17
The NFL's ratings slide last season "clearly impacted the league's schedule-making process," as the league "packed its prime-time schedule with its best draws," according to Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com. The league formally released its '17 schedule Thursday night, and 10 teams "have the maximum number...
The Collegiate Professional Basketball League signed a $1M TV broadcast agreement with Pax TV, which will televise a majority of CPBL games in the league''s eight inaugural markets -- Boston, Chicago,
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The FCC "gave apartment renters the right to install television satellite dishes on their balconies, patios or other private outdoor spaces," according to Randy Kennedy of the N.Y. TIMES. The ruling "
Yankees manager Joe Torre "visited publishers over the past 10 days, trying to drum up interest" for his motivational book. Jonathan Diamond, an agent for Torre at RLR Associates: "Hopefully it will b
The following lists final national ratings from the weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EST. Numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Frank. Templeton Shark
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ESPN President Steve Bornstein has been promoted to the new position of ESPN Chair, and ESPN Exec VP/Sales & Marketing George Bodenheimer has been promoted to President of the network. Bornstein will
"The Karl Malone Show" is back on the air on Salt Lake City''s KALL-AM. The station had been airing the program until Malone''s agent, Dwight Manley, requested that Malone be paid by the station. KALL
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