October 15 - 21, 2012 Vol. 15 — No. 26

Top Stories

  • Austin's $400 million playground

    On Nov. 18, Circuit of the Americas will be the site of the first Formula One grand prix on U.S. soil since 2007. What began as a seemingly far-fetched idea to bring F1 racing to Austin, Texas, now serves as the best hope for the sport in this country.

  • NASCAR rides hot rights market to increase with Fox

    Fox and NASCAR have finalized an eight-year extension of their TV rights agreement, ensuring that Fox will continue to air the Daytona 500 and first half of the NASCAR season through 2022.

  • Jaguars get keys to U.K.

    The NFL is allowing the Jacksonville Jaguars to market their brand and sell commercially in the United Kingdom, becoming what is believed to be the first U.S. sports team of any league with significant overseas sales and sponsorship rights.

  • Adding a dimension: 3-D system in Washington State suites

    Washington State has rolled out 3-D technology in the suites at Martin Stadium, which industry experts believe is the first sports facility in North America to complete a permanent installation.

  • ESPN focuses on BCS, Big East media rights

    The BCS, Big East and SEC are in the middle of negotiations that have the potential to reshape the marketplace yet again.

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