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The first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs wrapped up last night, and no announcing crew has "settled into their roles more comfortably than NBC's lead hockey team" of Mike Emrick, Ed Olczyk and Pierre McGuire, according to Tom Jones of the TAMPA BAY TIMES. With that comfort comes "even more co...
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sports events. All times are EST. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Soccer: Paraguay vs. USA 3/14 ABC
Leo Kirch, who holds the German rights to broadcast the 2002 and 2006 World Cups and "has stakes in" German pay TV nets DF1 and Premiere, "will be required" to broadcast the World Cup matches on free
ESPN MAGAZINE REVIEWS: In L.A., Larry Stewart reviewed ESPN Magazine, writing that the photography and writing "are good," but that the magazine "is too big" and "too thick," with "far too many ads,"
TV: ESPN Star Sports has signed an agreement with the Augusta National Country Club to broadcast the ''98 Masters Tournament in Asia. The deal gives ESPN Star Sports exclusive cable and satellite righ
The Red Sox have "killed" GM Dan Duquette''s new TV show on WBZ, "Boston Red Sox with Dan Duquette," which was supposed to begin airing in April on Sundays with WBZ sports anchor Bob Lobel as host, ac
Recently fired Pistons coach Doug Collins signed a deal with NBC Sports, and will join the network''s No. 1 broadcast team of Bob Costas and Isiah Thomas beginning March 29, according to Richard Sando
Among the top eight management positions at ESPN Magazine "there are no minorities," according to John Smallwood of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. In addition, of 11 senior and associate editors, only o
CBS earned a 5.6 overnight rating for its first four days of tournament coverage, "even" with last year''s numbers, which were the "highest in three years," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. Sun
Fox Liberty Sports (FLS) "is negotiating to buy" a 35% stake in the SpeedVision and Outdoor Life Channels for "about" $100M, reports John Dempsey of DAILY VARIETY. FLS could make the purchase "this we
A new TV event "is coming to the Senior PGA Tour later this year," according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. A multi-year deal to create a match-play series which will air on ESPN "is being hammer