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ESPN Begins Process Of Laying Off Around 100 Reporters, On-Air PersonalitiesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 26 / 17
ESPN started laying off around 100 on-air and online anchors, reporters and analysts today. Many of the people who were let go took to Twitter after receiving a phone call from department heads alerting them of the news. Perhaps the biggest names confirmed to THE DAILY so far are radio host and coll...
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,
Atlanta City Council President Rob Pitts is working with Dominican Professional Baseball League (DPBL) President Leonardo Berrido and Telecable Nacional President Jose Florentino to make the games "av
Dan Dierdorf''s "run as an analyst on ABC''s Monday Night Football is coming to an end," according to a "highly placed source in the cable sports industry" cited by Jim Gintonio of the ARIZONA REPUBLI
Representatives of the Mountain West Conference have "tentatively agreed" on a TV deal with ESPN worth "about" $48M over seven years, according to Michael Lewis of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. The deal, whi
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
The NBA lockout "has begun to clobber" TNT and TBS in the Nielsen ratings, according to John Dempsey of DAILY VARIETY. For the time slots where the first six canceled games would have appeared, the ne
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