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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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Fox earned an 8.0 overnight rating for the MLB All-Star Game yesterday from 8:15-11:30pm ET, giving the net a primetime win among all nets. The 8.0 rating is down slightly from an 8.1 rating the net earned the past two years. Coverage began with a 7.6 rating at 8:15pm and peaked during the 8:30pm ...

Tags: Fox, MLB, Media

Selig Confident In Orioles-Nats MASN Settlement

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig yesterday expressed confidence the long-running MASN media rights dispute between the Nationals and Orioles could be solved before he retires, saying there is a “good chance” of a resolution in the next several months. Selig said, “We’ve spent an ...

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MLB Driving Hard Bargain For Local Streaming Rights

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Major U.S. Markets Lead World Cup Ratings

DC led all markets across ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 during coverage of the ’14 FIFA World Cup, averaging a 4.9 local rating for 64 matches. The nation’s capital ranked No. 3 in ’10, averaging a 3.6 local rating. Miami-Ft. Lauderdale led all markets in ’10 with a 3.9 local rating, but dr ...

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SEC Network Execs Detail Coverage Plans

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Rain Hampers Home Run Derby Rating

ESPN drew a 3.9 overnight rating for last night’s MLB Home Run Derby, which was delayed by an hour due to rain and ended up airing from 9:00pm-12:00am ET, marking the net’s latest start on record for the event. That figure is down sharply from the 5.0 overnight last year. A’s LF ...

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MLB ASG To Be Streamed On Fox Sports Go

Fox Sports tonight will provide a live stream of the MLB All-Star Game, the first time this event has been available digitally. The authenticated broadcast will be available through Fox Sports Go, the network’s live streaming application. Fox Sports Go currently reaches 30 million TV subscribe ...

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ESPN, Univision Set World Cup Records

ESPN and Univision delivered record FIFA World Cup audiences on U.S. TV in ’14, which was the last iteration for both networks before Fox Sports and Telemundo assume coverage for the ’18 and ’22 events. English-language coverage across ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 averaged a 2.8 final rating an ...

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SI.com Sets Traffic Record With LeBron Story

SI generated 6.1 million unique visitors to SI.com on Friday, fueled by its LeBron James exclusive. That marks a new one-day traffic record for the site. The total beat its prior mark, set in January with an exclusive piece from Seahawks CB Richard Sherman, by 42%. The total, representing internal O ...

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Oliver Bumped To Fox' No. 2 NFL Team

Fox is moving NFL sideline reporter Pam Oliver "to the network’s No. 2 team" this fall, as Erin Andrews will join Joe Buck and Troy Aikman with the net's top broadcast team, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. Following this season, Oliver will "no longer be a sideline reporter at all ...

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