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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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Big Ten Network's Subscriber Count Up 15%

Big Ten Network, "through a series of upgrades with distributors" in the N.Y. and DC markets, "has bolstered its subscriber count by some 15% since the end" of the '13-14 academic year, according to Mike Reynolds of MULTICHANNEL NEWS. BTN President Mark Silverman said that when upgrades "are complet ...

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Panthers, FS Florida Bring Back Denis Potvin

Hockey HOFer Denis Potvin will return as the color analyst for the Panthers beginning with the '14-15 season "after five years away from the organization," according to George Richards of the MIAMI HERALD. He will re-join play-by-play announcer Steve Goldstein on FS Florida. Potvin was "let go" foll ...

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Final Ratings: NASCAR At Watkins Glen

The news around Tony Stewart’s incident at a dirt track race last Saturday night contributed to increased viewership around the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen Int’l on Sunday afternoon. ESPN finished with 4.94 million viewers for the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen, marking the ...

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Media Notes

Bears WR Brandon Marshall will be part of the cast this season for Showtime's "Inside the NFL ," and in Chicago, Rich Campbell notes it "remains to be seen just how extensive Marshall's obligations will be." But it "certainly will be worth monitoring as the Bears dive into the regular season." Bear ...

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SEC Network To Launch Tonight

The SEC Network launches tonight at 6:00pm ET with a three-hour "SEC Now," which will be the net's signature news show. The program will air with 21 anchors, reporters and analysts in studio and reporting live from the 14 SEC school campuses. SEC alums Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Dara Torres, Joe N ...

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NFL Films To Switch To Digital Video Cameras

NFL Films beginning this season will "shoot all regular-season and postseason games with digital video cameras," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. NFL Senior VP/Broadcasting & Media Operations COO Howard Katz said, "This is revolutionary. We’ll still be called NFL Films ...

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Showtime's "Inside The NFL" Moving To Tuesday

Showtime will move "Inside The NFL" to Tuesday nights this season and add Bears WR Brandon Marshall and free agent S Ed Reed and to its on-air crew. An official announcement is planned for later this afternoon. Showtime says Marshall is the first active NFL player to appear regularly as an analyst o ...

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Heat's National TV Appearances Down In '14-15

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Hornets' Radio Could Land On Charlotte FM Dial

The Hornets are "believed to be close to a new radio deal," and rumors are that Clear Channel's new all-sports FM station in the area "could be among the contenders," according to Erik Spanberg of the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Clear Channel this week " disclosed plans to start an all-sports format ...

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Bill Simmons Leaving "NBA Countdown"

ESPN yesterday announced that Bill Simmons will no longer appear as an analyst on the "NBA Countdown" studio show, and will transition to a featured role on the network's first Grantland-branded TV series. "The Grantland Basketball Show" will debut this fall, with discussions on a variety of NBA top ...

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