ESPNU Gets Off to a Small Start
- Broadcasters welcome Sky victory. Beale, Claire // Campaign;07/30/99, Issue 30, p1
Reports on the decision of Great Britain's Restrictive Practices Court clearing the Premier League of operating a cartel over the sale of its television broadcasting rights. Impact of the decision in protecting BSkyB's hold on televised football; Support given by other broadcasters to the ruling.
- Tennis Is Served. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;12/16/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 51, p38
Focuses on an expected launch of a television channel 'The Tennis Channel,' in the U.S. Details of the deals made for distribution of tennis tournaments; List of shows to be aired on the channel; Planning on the infrastructure and staff for the channel.
- Athletes keep doping, but the backdrop stays clean. Douglas, Torin // Marketing Week;8/26/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p19
Reports on the media coverage of Great Britain on the 2004 Greece Olympics. Absence of advertisements on the live broadcast coverage of the games; Consideration of the Olympics as logo-free; Presentation of companies who have paid millions just to link their names to the Olympic ring.
- ESPN isn't through with golf just yet. // Golf World;2/17/2006, Vol. 59 Issue 26, p6
The article reports on the continuous broadcasting of golf events by ESPN Inc. in the U.S. ESPN has acquired the rights to cover the Friday event of the Ryder Cup from 2008 to 2014. Broadcasting of the event is part of the deal between ESPN and NBC Sports company transferring television...
- Sports is reality TV. Sirak, Ron // Golf World;10/29/2004, Vol. 58 Issue 18, p13
Focuses on sports as a real form of entertainment. Authenticity of the games being broadcast over the television; Threat of creating phony games to entertain the people; Significance of sports as diversion.
- Scratching a Niche. Wertheim, L. Jon; Kennedy, Kostya; Deitsch, Richard // Sports Illustrated;10/21/2002, Vol. 97 Issue 16, following p28
Addresses plans of television networks to be developed that are devoted to single sports. Plans for the Football Network; Development of The Ice Channel, NBA TV, the National College Sports Network, and two martial arts channels; Reasons for the developments of the channels.
- Must-Not-See TV. Reilly, Rick // Sports Illustrated;4/7/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 14, p92
Offers the author's thoughts on five sports cable television networks set to debut in 2003. Football Network; Ice Channel; Black Belt TV; Tennis Channel; College Sports Television.
- Sports Teams Have Sold Out to the Advertisers. Morgan, Tom // Business Journal (Central New York);4/18/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 16, p27
Reports on the percentage of advertisements in television broadcasts of sports. On-screen quiz; Television network promotions; Commercialization of television on sports.
- Sports on TV: Simply Awful. Barrett, Wayne M. // USA Today Magazine;May2002, Vol. 130 Issue 2684, p47
Comments on the television coverage of several sports. Incursion of television into the private element of sports; Description of television coverage of several sports; List of television networks involved in sports broadcasting.