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04 / 22 / 14

MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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04/22/14
Names In The News

In N.Y., Ken Belson notes while pro athletes can "afford almost any car, some are shunning gas guzzlers and driving hybrids and electric vehicles." Electric vehicle proponents said that whatever their motivation, "the athletes are, intentionally or not, becoming promoters of the cars." It is "unclea ...

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04/22/14
Long Beach Looking At IndyCar Extension

Long Beach city staff today will present documents to City Council “suggesting the contract with the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach be extended to June 30, 2018, with yearly options to extend” to '20. The deal would keep IndyCar “at Long Beach until then and put proposals to ...

04/22/14
Sochi Games Help Comcast Boost Income

Comcast today reported that its Q1 net income "soared 30%, largely from gains made by its NBCUniversal broadcasts" of the Sochi Games. Revenue rose 14% to $17.4B, up from $15.3B in the year-ago-period. Excluding the Winter Games, revenue rose 6.5% to $16.3B. NBCUniversal revenue rose 28.8% to $6.9B, ...

04/22/14
ManU Fire Manager David Moyes

EPL club Manchester United manager David Moyes "has been sacked, only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson ." Moyes "was chosen by Ferguson" and signed a six-year deal with the club, which sits at seventh in the table with four games remaining and is "guaranteed to record" its lowest ...

04/22/14
ESPN Launching New SEC Network Campaign

ESPN is unveiling an expanded SEC Network brand campaign this week with new school-specific spots and print ads for all 14 of the conference’s institutions. ESPN said the campaign, which will include social media and digital extensions, was developed in collaboration with McKinney, Durham. ...

Tags: Media, SEC, ESPN

04/22/14
Warriors Shifting Arena Plans To New Site

The Warriors today formally announced that they have scrapped their previously desired arena site at Piers 30-32 in S.F. and instead have opted for a new location on 3rd St. south of AT&T Park. Warriors co-Owner Joe Lacob said that "spiraling costs and political pushback presented too many obs ...

04/22/14
Top Ten....Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza

Last night’s Top Ten list was “Top Ten Similarities Between Queen Elizabeth and Tony Danza.” CBS' David Letterman said, “We know it’s her birthday today, Queen Elizabeth , 88 years old. It’s also Tony Danza ’s birthday” (" Late Show,” CBS, 4/21 ...

04/22/14
Twitter Me This....

Sports Media Watch’s Paulsen : “Spent the last two hours trying to find a Billy Hunter interview from a few years ago. This truly is the life.” Sky News’ Paul Kelso : “Being the man after the man after Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United should be one of th ...

04/22/14
Pistons Switching To New Radio Home

Detroit-based WMGC-FM today is expected to announce that it has acquired the radio rights to Pistons game broadcasts, marking what "would be the new sports station's first foray into Detroit's pro sports." It would also break up the "monopoly" of rival station WXYT-FM, which holds rights to the Lion ...

04/22/14
Night Moves....Jet Setters

The 11:00pm ET editions of ESPN's "SportsCenter" and FS1's "Fox Sports Live" featured diverse opening lineups of highlights and analysis. ESPN led with Grizzlies-Thunder, followed by Stanley Cup Playoffs highlights and analysis before getting to Boston Marathon coverage and Orioles-Red Sox. FS1 cove ...

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