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CBS Could See Strong Audience For Arkansas-Kentucky HoopsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 15
The undefeated Kentucky men’s basketball team tomorrow plays its final regular-season game against a ranked opponent – No. 18 Arkansas – on CBS at 4:00pm ET. UK’s three CBS games to date this season have averaged 2.6 million viewers, with its top CBS audience on Dec. 13 again...
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