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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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07/01/14
Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour, Dew Tour

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts over the weekend ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (ET) ...

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06/23/14
Overnight Ratings: U.S. Women's Open

NBC earned a 1.7 overnight for the final round of the women’s U.S. Open yesterday, which saw Michelle Wie take home her first major championship. That rating is up 89% from last year, when Inbee Park won, and marks the best overnight for the Sunday round of the event since Cristie Kerr's win ...

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06/19/14
MLS Attendance Up 6% Before World Cup

MLS saw a 6% year-over-year average attendance increase heading into the league’s break for the FIFA World Cup, with clubs averaging 18,497 fans per match. Four years ago, MLS was averaging 16,472 fans per game before the break for the ’10 World Cup in South Africa. However, the leag ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, MLS

06/17/14
Sports Licensing Royalty Revenue Rises 2%

Licensors generated an estimated $5.6B in royalty revenue in the U.S. and Canada last year, a 3.3% increase from ’12, with the five largest sectors being entertainment/character, corporate/brand, fashion, sports and collegiate, according to an analysis of data set to be released today by t ...

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06/16/14
Overnight Ratings: World Cup

ABC drew a 3.3 overnight rating for yesterday's France-Honduras FIFA World Cup match from 2:30-5:00pm ET to lead ABC/ESPN's slate of games for the day. The Argentina-Bosnia & Herzegovina match on ESPN finished second with a 3.1 overnight. The chart below lists overnight ratings for sports te ...

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06/11/14
Sports Execs Excited About World Cup

A majority of sports execs are either more excited or just as excited about this year’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil as they were for the ’10 iteration in South Africa, according to results of a Turnkey Sports Poll conducted in May. According to the survey, 48% of execs are just as excit ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, FIFA, Turnkey Sports

06/09/14
Overnight Ratings: X Games Austin, PGA Tour

ABC earned a 0.8 overnight rating for its X Games coverage yesterday, which was part of the event’s first year in Austin. That overnight is up big from a 0.5 rating for the Summer X Games last year in L.A., which aired in early August. Meanwhile, CBS earned a 1.9 overnight for the final r ...

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06/03/14
NLL Avg. Attendance Lowest Since '03

NLL teams averaged 9,425 fans per game during the ’14 regular season, marking the indoor lacrosse league’s lowest average since ’03. The league again consisted of nine clubs this past season, but switched to a nine-game home schedule. Last season, each team played eight home games ...

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06/02/14
Overnight Ratings: NHL, NASCAR, IndyCar

NBCSN delivered a 3.2 overnight rating for the Kings’ OT win over the Blackhawks in Game 7 of the NHL Western Conference Finals last night, marking the net’s best overnight for an NHL game on record. The 3.2 overnight passes the 3.1 rating earned by Blackhawks-Bruins Stanley Cup Final G ...

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05/30/14
Dodgers Lead All MLB Clubs At The Gate

The Dodgers lead all MLB clubs in average attendance, drawing 46,159 fans per game to Chavez Ravine. That figure is up 7% from the same point last season. Despite the gains, the club remains at only 82.4% capacity. The teams ranking last in NL attendance -- the Pirates and Marlins -- are seeing the ...

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