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Kids’ vacation viewing habits open this TV writer’s eyes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 18 / 14

E very time I write about the threat of cord cutting, media executives tell me not to believe what my eyes are telling me. The execs roll out statistics that show people aren’t cutting the cord nearly as much as reporters are writing about ...

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Turnkey Sports Poll

The following are the results of the Turnkey Sports Poll taken in April. The survey covered about 400 senior-level sports industry executives spanning professional and college sports. Do you think that a professional sports franchise will be located in Las Vegas in the next 10 years? ...

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Leaving Las Vegas

Legal sports betting in Nevada by sports book and race pari-mutuel categories Legal wagering with sports books in Nevada peaked in 1996 and has declined nearly 25 percent since then. The change coincides with the growing popularity of online sports wagering, which began to take hold ...

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Rolling the dice on sports sponsorship

The following is a sampling of sports sponsorships linked to the gambling industry: Boyd Gaming Corp. NASCAR Busch Series Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall); NASCAR Busch Series Sam’s Town 250 at Memphis Motorsports Park ( ...

Tags: Connecticut Sun, Golf, IndyCar, Motorsports, NASCAR, In-Depth, Tennis, WTA

Crapshoot or jackpot?

F rom the other side of the Atlantic, the head of Sportingbet, a London-based Internet sports book that took a billion dollars in wagers from U.S. residents in the last year, is perplexed by the U.S. government’s conflicting policies on gambling. All but two states — Hawaii ...

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Niche networks find favor

The same forces that are driving advertisers to demand greater value in their sports programming negotiations are giving the little guy a significant lift. Niche services like the Outdoor Life Network, Speed Channel and the Golf Channel are gaining notice from advertisers who are either he ...

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Advertisers make their picks

W hen advertising executives compare notes this month in New York as part of the “upfront” television sales season, the few who will be thinking of sports are those holding Yankees tickets. While the prime-time “upfront” mark ...

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2003 advertising revenue

Networks listed by dollar amount of advertising on sports-related programming Click here for chart

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Petco Park hits a dinger with design

Team officials first balked at the site proposed for the new ballpark, but later saw the potential to help revive a blighted area of the city. The first time San Diego Padres owner John Moores and his former CEO, Larry Lucchino, drove the ...

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Different parks, different places

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