The NBC/Universal unit of General Electric (NYSE: GE)) is airing the Giants-Cowboys match on Sunday Night Football.
Originally a Sunday afternoon contest, the game falls under the flex-scheduling terms in the NFL TV contract. The game is to be played at Met Life stadium and will be the most-watched battle ever between two 8-7 teams. The winner gets in the post-season. The loser does not.
The fact that it more »
New York basketball fans were in a 'melo' mood after Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks opened the NBA season with a win against arch-rival Boston on Christmas Day.
However, a grinch might change that if MSG (NASDAQ: MSG), a Cablevison spin-off, and Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) don't come to an agreement by New Year's Day. The dispute would affect viewers of Knicks, Rangers, Islanders, Devils and even Buffalo more »
Christmas came early for the sports juggernaut that is the National Football League. While much of the sports world is looking toward the hardwood for the start of the NBA season, CBS (NYSE: CBS), Fox (NASDAQ: NWS) and NBC (NYSE: GE) renewed their contracts for nine years.
According to published reports, the average fees from the three networks will increase by an average of 7 percent annually. Total revenue will more »
Calling all dragon-slayers. If you hate corporate-named venues, stay away from San Diego for the holidays.
The wireless chip firm Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), which has held the naming rights on the Chargers stadium since 1997, is temporarily changing the name from Qualcomm Stadium to Snapdragon Stadium.
Snapdragon is the brand name for the company’s family of application processors that power smartphones.
“Anywhere you have the big Qualcomm signage, we more »
The bankrupt Los Angeles Dodgers, now second-string in LaLa land to the Albert Pujols-led Angels, may find a slam-dunk solution.
According to espn.com, one Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a major player in a group that wants to buy the team. Johnson was approached about a month ago by Stan Kasten, the former president of the Atlanta Braves and a friend for 30 years.
Mark Walter, the CEO of Guggenheim more »
Attention: Dallas Cowboys. You are no longer America's team. The undefeated and publicly owned (but not publicly traded) Green Bay Packers are.
The busiest man in thoroughbred racing has been even busier than usual. Frank Stronach of The Stronach Group (formerly Magna Entertainment) was in the news for impacts to his business in California, Maryland, Florida, and online.