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Report: ESPN Will Reduce "Baseball Tonight" To Once Weekly Show

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 17

ESPN reportedly will “cut back its ‘Baseball Tonight’ studio show to a Sunday only affair” as part of the net’s widespread cuts that came down yesterday ( N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/26 ). The net also reportedly will “use some of MLB Network’s studio programming h...

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Horse Racing Drama Joining ABC

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NCAA Avoiding Clarett v. NFL

NCAA President Myles Brand said that the NCAA "would stay out of a case testing the NFL's 13-year-old policy of prohibiting players from entering its draft until they're three years removed from high

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Group Sales Dir For WNBA Club

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Names In The News

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People & Personalities

ESPN added Knicks play-by-play announcer Mike Breen to its NBA coverage yesterday, and in N.Y., Andrew Marchand notes Breen "is expected to be the network's No. 2" NBA announcer and call about 40 game

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Executive Transactions

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Cubs & Sox Propel City's Ad $$

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McDavid Left Out Of Turner Deal

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Media Notes

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