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Kentucky is top draw during CBS-Turner era

04 / 14 / 14

During the first three years of CBS and Turner’s NCAA tournament partnership, it was clear who held the most influence: CBS had the biggest games and posted the biggest ratings for the event. This year, though, marked the first time TBS carried Elite Eight and Final Four games. While ...

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01/14/02
Events up for Bid

Team : NCAA Event: Division I Field Hockey National Championship Dates: Nov. 22-24 History: Kent State University, 2001; Old Dominion University, 2000; Northeastern University, 1999 ...

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01/14/02
Red Sox sale raises eyebrows

T he biggest problem with the sale of the Red Sox for the Viagra-like figure of $700 mil isn't, as many believe, that the highest bid didn't win and that the Massachusetts attorney general is investigating the sale nor that out-of-towners bought the ...

Tags: Colleges, Other News, Winter Sports

01/14/02
Nielsen Weekly Sports Ranking

The following figures represent the top 10 network sports telecasts and top 10 cable sports telecasts for the week of 12/24/01 to 12/30/01.

Tags: Colleges, Football

01/14/02
Owner pours his all into Sonics

Howard Schultz has proved a hands-on owner in his efforts to bring Seattle fans back to the Sonics F or the first time in 13 seasons, Patrick Crumb wasn't going to buy season tickets to Seattle SuperSonics games. That ...

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, This Week's Issue

01/14/02
The List: College bowl figures

See how the college bowl games ranked by attendance in THE LIST .

Tags: Colleges, The Tracker

01/14/02
Fresno arena bonds rate high

Debt rating agency Fitch gave an investment-grade mark to bonds to be sold by Fresno State University for a new $111 million sports arena. It is the first college debt ever to receive such a grade from Fitch that was not secured by general university revenue. The bonds are scheduled to be ...

Tags: Colleges, Finance

01/14/02
Sponsorship briefs

  Learfield/ISP back at Mizzou Learfield Communications Inc. and ISP Sports signed a three-year extension with the University of Missouri for multimedia marketing rights to Mizzou athletics. Learfield and ISP, under the name Mizzou Sports Properties, have held mult ...

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01/07/02
EchoStar may drop ESPN Classic

The Walt Disney Co. and Dish Network parent EchoStar Communications are engaged in a nasty war of words and legal maneuvers over Dish Network's plans to drop ESPN Classic and the ABC Family Channel from its service. EchoStar, which will gain a near monopoly on digital satellite television s ...

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01/07/02
Audio enhancements for TV

N ational Mobile Television , the largest U.S. provider of broadcast trucks and equipment, has signed an exclusive deal with a subsidiary of Santa Ana, Calif.-based SRS Labs to launch two new pieces of audio processing equipment exclusively thro ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Colleges

01/07/02
SBJ/ESPN sports poll

F rom January through September, ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asked more than 3,300 sports fans the following question: How loyal would you feel toward a computer company that sponsored a sport or sporting event that you follow? A ...

Tags: Amateur Sports, Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, Football, Hockey, Horse Racing, Marketing and Sponsorship, Motorsports, Soccer, Tennis

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