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Volume 25 No. 9

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Volume 24 No. 144

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."