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Boxing Still Finding TV Homes With New ESPN Deal

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Boxing has taken its share of hits in the past couple of decades, falling in the public eye among all sports and in particular behind mixed martial arts, whose fortunes have risen, seemingly in inverse proportion to those of the “sweet science.” But all is not lost for the sport ...

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Fitch: Long-Term TV Deals Strengthen U.S. Sports 2017 Outlook

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Declines in TV viewership early in the NFL season have turned out to be little more than an election-related blip and will not adversely affect the stable outlook in place for U.S. sports finance next year, according to Fitch Ratings in its 2017 outlook for U.S. sports. The primary reason ...

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Burke, Trask Among WISE Award Finalists

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Two noted broadcasters, Doris Burke of ESPN and Amy Trask of CBS Sports Network, have been named finalists for the 2017 Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Women of the Year Award. It will be presented to three women at the 23rd Annual WISE Women of the Year Awards Luncheon ...

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ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen to be inducted into Cynopsis Sports Business Hall of Fame Thursday in New York

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ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen, the legendary entrepreneur who single-handedly changed the way the world watches sports and television, is among the four individuals who will be inducted into the Cynopsis Sports Business Hall of Fame in New York tomorrow, Thursday, June 23rd, in a ceremony at the New York Athletic ...

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