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Volume 26 No. 180

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Volume 25 No. 16

NHL Exec Committee Unanimously Approves Seattle Expansion Bid

Gary Bettman said the "focus for everybody" is beginning in Seattle with the '20-21 season.

ESPN Wild Card Rating On Par With '17; "StatCast" Effort Praised

ESPN drew a 4.6 rating for Rockies-Cubs, while ESPN2, airing a special "StatsCast" telecast of the same game, drew a 0.5 overnight.

Guaranteed Contracts To Be Hot Topic During Next NFL CBA Talks

While NFL players "deserve to be paid fairly," the league "rewards teams for doing the exact opposite."

Have Ad Prices Hit A Ceiling For NFL Primetime Game Windows?

NFL still outdistances top-ranking network drama "This Is Us" regarding ad rates.

MLB Giants Move Up Weeknight Start Times After Attendance Dip

Giants averaged nearly 39,000 fans per game, but numbers "dipped slightly over the past two seasons."

Kings Hope New Ad Campaign Can Help In Crowded L.A. Sports Market

Internal research showed the Kings "needed to show their big-time players more in ad campaigns."

Entercom, Redskins Agree To New Broadcast Partnership

WJFK-FM, a former rival of Dan Snyder's old station, will "rebrand its Friday programming lineup as 'Redskins Football Fridays.'"