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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
Former ABC Sports President Dennis Swanson was named President & GM of WNBC, the NBC-owned TV station in New York. Swanson replaces Bill Bolster, who will focus on his job as President of CNBC (AD AGE
Prime Sports-Midwest and the Blues have agreed to a multi- year deal allowing Prime exclusive rights to carry up to 65 games a year beginning next season. The deal allows for both cable and over-the-a
The NBA has joined with Scholastic Inc., the publisher and distributor of educational materials for children, in a "unique, multi-national publishing partnership." This marks the first time Scholastic
Under the premise that the more familiar viewers are with Olympic athletes prior to the Games, the more they will be inclined to follow them on TV, NBC will administer a heavy dose of Olympic mania pr
Notre Dame is "reversing its decision" not to install permanent lights at Notre Dame Stadium after NBC complained that "late-season games tend to finish in the dusk," according to Roman Modrowski of t
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