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Time Warner Cable To Carry SEC Network As Of Aug. 14 LaunchPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14
Time Warner Cable, the country's second biggest cable operator, has agreed to carry SEC Network as of its Aug. 14 launch. Bright House Networks also will carry the channel, bringing its distribution footprint up to 60 million homes. The deals leave DirecTV, Charter and Verizon as the only big SEC-ar...
ABC''s DICK SCHAAP will earn a "solid six-figure" advance for writing his memoirs, which will be published by Avon Books next year (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 5/6)....Former NBA player JOHN SALLEY''s planned la
CHARLES BARKLEY, on ELLEN DEGENERES: "I''m very proud of her. If that''s how she wants to be, more power to her. And all of those hypocrites out there, mind y''all''s own business. That means you, Ame
Warriors Dir of Communications JULIE MARVEL has resigned to pursue other interests (S.F. CHRONICLE, 5/3). ...MICHAEL ROONEY, Publisher of Times Mirror Magazines'' "Field & Stream" and "Outdoor Life,"
PGA Tour golfer ROBERT GAMEZ, on TIGER WOODS'' response to FUZZY ZOELLER''s comments: "He lost a lot of respect from some of the players because it took him so long to respond" (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRA
SARA GILBERTSON will join the Broncos as Dir of Marketing. She has been working as a sports marketing consultant in Chicago (DENVER POST, 5/1)....The Sharks have dismissed Dir of Broadcasting MARK STU
RIDDICK BOWE, who retired from boxing yesterday, will join HBO as a spokesman for its "Reaching Outside the Ring" community service program. Time Warner Sports'' SETH ABRAHAM said Bowe will make three
ESPN named SKIP DESJARDIN Dir of Sales & Marketing. Desjardin was most recently Dir of PPV for U.S. Satellite Broadcasting (ESPN)....The Marquee Group named JAMES SILEO VP/Finance & Controller. Sileo
Tommy Armour Golf Chair ROBERT F. MACNALLY will step down today after 18 years with the company (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 4/30)....Dorna USA has named TROY MILLER Dir of Strategic Sports Marketing & Business
DENNIS RODMAN''s new book, "Walk on the Wild Side," from Delacorte Press, which was co-authored by SI''s MICHAEL SILVER, goes on sale today. In Chicago, Teddy Greenstein notes that Rodman, "of course,
Restauranteur ROBERT EARL has "secured the planning go- ahead" to open an Official All Star Cafe in London''s Pepsi Trocadero next year. TIGER WOODS is expected to be among the celebs to promote the E