Archive for September 2nd, 2011

Bad Start For College Football on ESPN

The first college football game of the season on ESPN was not much of a television draw on Thursday night. Thursday’s UNLV/#11 Wisconsin college football game earned 1.937 million viewers on ESPN, down 23% from […]

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Poynt, Counterpoynt: ESPN Disputes Feldman’s Claims to Poynter Institute

The dispute between ESPN and former employee Bruce Feldman has become a he-said, they-said affair. In an article published Friday by The Poynter Institute, which is currently filling the role of ESPN ombudsman, ESPN executives […]

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Big Names: Kevin Frazier, Sam Ryan, Eric LeGrand

Recent news involving sports media personalities, including Kevin Frazier rejoining Fox Sports as a college football host, Sam Ryan heading to MLB Network, and Rutgers player Eric LeGrand possibly serving as a guest analyst for […]

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Premier League Matches to air on FOX Broadcast Network

Regular season coverage of the English Premier League is headed to U.S. broadcast television for the first time. Fox Sports Media Group announced earlier this week that the FOX broadcast network will televise four English […]

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NBC to Launch Talk Show Block on Versus

NBC will launch a new nightly sports talk show block on Versus next week, part of an ongoing revamp of the cable network. Starting Thursday, Versus (renamed NBC Sports Network in January) will televise NBC […]

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PGA Tour Agrees to Extension With CBS, NBC

The PGA Tour will remain with broadcast partners CBS and NBC through the remainder of the decade after agreeing to a contract extension with the two networks on Thursday. CBS and NBC have agreed to […]

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Feldman Leaves ESPN, Disputes Network’s Account of Alleged Suspension

ESPN.com college football writer Bruce Feldman has departed the network just weeks after apparently being disciplined for his role in a book critical of the company. Feldman has signed a three-year deal with CBS Sports […]

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