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Alabama’s success delivers big payday

04 / 21 / 14

Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Roll Tide is right. The University of Alabama is set to capitalize on its success over the last five years by signing one of the nation’s most lucrative multimedia ...

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NCAA Targets Betting Sites

The NCAA wants to send a warning to potential cybersquatters, or those individuals or companies who register or use a Web site domain name with the intention of profiting from a trademarked name. The association will actively go after them to shut down their sites and seek both the return of ...

Tags: Colleges, This Week's Issue

Nielsen Weekly Sports Rankings

The following figures represent the Top 10 Network Sports Telecasts and Top 10 Cable Sports Telecasts for the week of 3/5/01-3/11/01.

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Football, Golf, Motorsports

Top Advertisers In 2000

The Sydney Olympics and the strongest advertising market in history helped sports programming attract a record $3.1 billion from the top 50 sports advertisers last year, up 29.5 percent from 1999, according to Nielsen Media Research figures. The top ...

Tags: Colleges, Football, Horse Racing, Motorsports, Olympics, This Week's Issue

Florida State lines up network for baseball broadcasts

Florida State University is planning to launch a baseball radio network next month. "Baseball has been such a success [that] we thought the program deserved the extra exposure," said Scott Kull, director of Seminole Athletics Marketing. The radio network will include flagship station WNLS ...

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Nielsen Weekly Sports Ranking

The following figures represent the Top 10 Network Sports Telecasts and Top 10 Cable Sports Telecasts for the week of 1/1/01 - 1/7/01.

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Ravens, Basketball, CBS Broadcasting Inc., Colleges, ESPN, Football, Fox, Golf, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NCAA, New York Knicks, NFL, Phoenix Suns

WebTV, CBS try interactive hoops

CBS and Microsoft WebTV Networks will bring interactive programming to NCAA basketball telecasts beginning in February, one element of their planned 500 hours of interactive programming in various categories this year. The roughly 1 million homes equipped with Microsoft's WebTV Plus and Ulti ...

Tags: CBS Broadcasting Inc., Colleges, E-Sports, Microsoft Corp., NCAA, Oakland Athletics, SportsLine.com

Michigan's Nike deal can't erase debt

Just do it. The famous Nike slogan best sums up how the University of Michigan athletic department plans to tackle its ever-growing financial losses. Despite having one of the most prestigious athletic programs in the country, the Wolverines are still seeing red, mostly stemming from ...

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Wisconsin overcomes slump

W hen University of Wisconsin alum Pat Richter was hired from Oscar Mayer Foods to become the school's athletic director in 1990, he was faced with the task of re-establishing credibility to a program that had $2.1 million in operating deficit and mo ...

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Oklahoma expectations high

The campaign slogan sums it up in two simple words: Great Expectations. And with one of the most recognized winning traditions in intercollegiate athletics already in hand, the University of Oklahoma is banking on its current five-year fund-raising crusade to help transform those expectations ...

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Attendance at Amateur Sporting Events

F rom January 1999 through November 2000, ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, surveyed more than 2,000 fans a month. This chart shows the propensity of those fans to attend a local amateur sports event at least twice a month. To read: 22.3 percent of Hispanic MLB fan ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, MLB, Motorsports, NBA, NFL, NHL, Soccer, Tennis, The Tracker

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