As media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the…
Sports fans, get ready to shell out more coin to watch your fave teams skirmish on TV. Not a sports nut? Well, you're going to pay more, too, if you want to get traditional television service from a…
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The soon-to-launch cable sports outlet, Fox Sports 1, will not broadcast the Super Bowl next year. Yet executives behind the scenes are making a play for the new network to get its share of Super…
With exactly 100 days to go before launch, Fox Sports 1 has set its opening day schedule and announced more hires.
The NCAA men's basketball championship and the Final Four that precedes it will join the lineup of a cable network that boasts reruns of "The Big Bang Theory" and episodes of Tyler Perry comedies, in…
Lakers star Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon, not only casting a cloud over the current season (even if the team makes the playoffs) but, given the injury's nature and recovery time, darkening…
Americans aren't particularly good at moderation. Put a buffet in front of them, and they'll eat until the American Medical Assn. has to intervene. Still, that's become the formula associated with…
While griping continues over the spiraling cost of sports networks — largely from the multichannel operators who pay the carriage fees — consumers appear to be willing to pick up the tab. Yet a fresh…
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