Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Villanova's Blowout Leads To Lowest NCAA Hoops Title Game Rating
Detroit led all markets with a 21.4 local rating, followed by Philadelphia with a 21.2 rating.
Aging Alamodome May Have Trouble Landing Future Final Fours
The Alamodome "trails a new class of super-stadiums that have become the darlings of the nation’s biggest rotating-site sporting events."
SeatGeek Formally Completes Deal With Cowboys, AT&T Stadium
The Cowboys join the Saints as NFL clubs serviced by SeatGeek, shifting from a prior relationship with Ticketmaster.
NASCAR Elevating Longtime Exec Steve Phelps To COO Role
Phelps appears to be broadening his influence to overseeing all aspects of the sport's business matters alongside Brian France and Brent Dewar.
Anthony Davis Adds To National Profile With ExxonMobil Deal
Spots in the new campaign will air during NBA postseason broadcasts and studio shows.
ESPN Reveals New Streaming Service ESPN+ Will Launch April 12
ESPN+ costs $4.99 a month but is not seen as "much of a replacement for cable and the traditional ESPN channels."
Cold Weather, Snow Causing Problems For Northern MLB Teams
The forecast for Thursday's Twins home opener is for the mid-30s, and that "might be nicer than the next several days that follow it."