Tuesday, April 9, 2019
NCAA Hoops Championship Rating Rebounds From Record Low
Richmond led all markets with a 31.3 local rating, followed by Norfolk (23.4) and Final Four host market Minneapolis-St. Paul (23.3).
Minneapolis, U.S. Bank Stadium See Final Four As Major Success
Just a year after Super Bowl LII, the Twin Cities region proved "once again that it can host a national mega-event that draws thousands to town."
Quicken Loans Arena Changes Name To Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Move marks the first instance in the NBA, NFL, NHL or MLB of a venue "being named for a company's product, not the company itself."
New Budweiser Spot Pays Tribute To Dwyane Wade's Off-Court Impact
Tuesday marks Wade's last scheduled game in Miami, and average ticket prices are "about four times higher than a usual Heat home game."
Trump Administration Calls Off December's MLB-Cuba Deal
MLB requested a "face-to-face meeting with U.S. government agencies" about the deal but was not granted one.
Panthers Gain Instant Credibility By Naming Joel Quenneville Coach
Quenneville is described as the "most accomplished man and proven winner in his profession to join a local team" since Pat Riley joined the Heat in '95.
FS Detroit Debuting "Players Only" Tigers Broadcasts This Season
RSN will use Video Call Center to "pull in players from around the country to add conversation and analysis to the broadcast from wherever they are."