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IOC To Launch Digital Olympic Channel After Rio Games Conclude

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 16

The IOC will launch the long-awaited digital Olympic Channel as a single website and mobile app after the Rio Games conclude on Aug. 21, the body announced today. It will also be available on new social media handles on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. The channel will include live sporting...

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Golf: Senior British Open - 3rd Rd 7/27 ABC 2:30-4:00pm 0.8/2 PGA Tour - 3rd Rd 7/27 C

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Twins Air Spanish Broadcast

The Twins arranged a Spanish-language radio broadcast of yesterday''s game against the Blue Jays, which is "believed to be the first of its kind" in MN, according to Heron Marquez Estrada of the Minne

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Krrrrisp Kraut Inks Lambeau Deal

Under a three-year deal that begins this season, Krrrrisp Kraut brand sauerkraut will be the official sauerkraut of Lambeau Field, according to Tom Daykin of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, who notes

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Marketplace Round-Up

LANCE: The WALL STREET JOURNAL''s Sam Walker on Lance Armstrong''s typically light racing schedule after the Tour de France: "When you consider the sheer impact Mr. Armstrong could have on cycling in

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ESPN Sports Poll

The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asks respondents if they have ever played the following organized sports. A summary for ''01 is provided and shows the percentages of respondents wh

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Madden Raises Profile With Move To “MNF” Boom! As football season nears, ABC may be getting the buzz it hoped for when it lured top NFL analyst John Madden from Fox. Madden is featured on th

Bettman Aids Sabres Tix Sales

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was in Buffalo yesterday assisting with the Sabres'' ticket sales efforts and "made it clear that the team''s future [in Buffalo] depends on a much stronger response from

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Ace Brings Madden TV Ads Back

While Ace Hardware has "pushed John Madden out of its TV advertising and into radio" the past two years, the company is now "doing an about-face as Madden gets set to move to prime time" as an analyst

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SI Analyzes Madden On “MNF”

Can Madden Reverse ABC''s Ratings Decline? With ABC''s "MNF" "attempting to rebound from seven years of ratings declines," new analyst John Madden "is the show," according to SI''s Michael Silver, who

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Media Monitor

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with D''Rays-Red Sox, followed by A''s-Angels and the A''s trading for White Sox 2B Ray Durham. The first non-MLB r

Tags: LA Angels, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Buffalo Bills, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Football, MLB, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney

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