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Silver Details FiveThirtyEight Relaunch With ESPN On March 17, Timed To March Madness03 / 10 / 14
FiveThirtyEight Founder Nate Silver on Saturday at the SXSW conference in Austin "revealed a slew of details" about the site's new home on ESPN, according to Sam Laird of MASHABLE. The site "will launch on March 17, just in time for college basketball's annual March Madness tournament." The "basketb...
In a Baltimore SUN profile, Michael Dresser examines Comsat President & CEO Bruce Crockett, who has helped the satellite telecom company assemble "an eclectic group of businesses" -- including the Nug
Starting November 27, and for $49.95/month, the NFL and DirectTV will make the league''s "Sunday Ticket" package available to fans with 18-inch satellite dishes, according to Leonard Shapiro in the WA
The MIAMI HERALD reports that Sunshine "is planning to launch a third Florida sports network within the next 18 months." According to Sunshine, "programming on the new network will include women''s sp
"The undercurrent of shrinking network television audiences continues unabated," according to Tim Jones in this morning''s CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Since the ''83-84 season, viewership has dropped 19% for ABC
The Nashville Network, ESPN, CBS, and ABC will share coverage in 1995 of the inaugural season of the NASCAR SuperTruck Series by Craftsman. TNN will televise 10 of the events, including the season''s
Cable-giant TCI said it will proceed with a "sweeping plan to split the company into four separate businesses, each with its own class of stock." Wall Street "reacted favorably" to the news with TCI''
Sony Corp. announced yesterday that it has taken a "staggering" $2.7B write-off on Sony Pictures Entertainment, on top of a $510M operating loss on the studio. The news, "shook the entertainment indus
The Patriots announced that will leave WBZ-AM radio next season and shift their broadcasts to "rock ''n roll WBCN," marking the first time in the team''s 35 years that play-by-play will be on the FM d
The Golf Channel announced that it will award $1M to the first pro player on the PGA Tour, LPGA, Senior PGA or Nike Tour who scores a "59" or lower in regular tournament play. The bonus will award $50
"Ready or not, sports gets another golf tour today with a news conference at Sherwood Country Club [in Thousand Oaks, CA] to announce a new golf venture that has generated great controversy before its