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NBC Sports places bet on horse racing

04 / 21 / 14

NBC Sports is doubling down on horse racing and will broadcast 11 racing programs in the next few months with a spot in one of 14 races at this year’s Breeders’ Cup at stake. The package of races, labeled as The Breeders’ Cup C...

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11/11/13
Fox Sports will sell for Big East

Days before Fox Sports produced the first game in its 12-year, $600 million relationship last week with the Big East Conference, the two signed an integrated sales partnership. The two-year deal will have Fox Sports sell and market all corporate sponsorships around the Big East, including a pres ...

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11/11/13
Fox looks to sell Scout back to Heckman

Fox Sports is in advanced negotiations to sell online college sports and recruiting network Scout.com back to Jim Heckman, the site’s founder, who sold it to Fox more than eight years ago. Industry sources said the deal is set to close in the next several weeks, and will mark the departure ...

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11/11/13
WNBA solidifies spot at ESPN

Would you believe the WNBA’s regular season averaged more national TV viewers for each game than MLS this year? It’s true. Not only that, but the WNBA Finals — a three-game sweep last month — averaged more viewers on ...

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11/08/13
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11/04/13
Bornstein spins a good yarn

W hen the NFL’s top media executive, Steve Bornstein , was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame last week, he retold a funny story from when he hired John Walsh at ESPN . At the time, Walsh was well-known in journalism circles, having ...

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10/28/13
By The Numbers

On Oct. 4, Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon opened “Pardon the Interruption” with a three-minute discussion of the Pirates-Cardinals NLDS Game 2 that was played earlier in the day. The Friday afternoon show looked much the same ...

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10/21/13
Grey weighs next move

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10/21/13
New phase for Bleacher Report

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10/21/13
Sports docs part of the story for Epix

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