NBC, Fox take reins of NASCAR coverage

...programming for NBC Sports and NBCSN. "A healthy Daytona signals a healthy NASCAR, which is good for everyone."ESPN and TNT are out. Fox is in and so is NBC, which is back in the NASCAR business nine years after the final Daytona 500 to air on the...

Knicks waive Amar'e Stoudemire

...week. RATINGS: The NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden averaged 7.2 million viewers and 4.3 percent of homes on TNT and TBS Sunday night against stiff ratings competition, notably the 40th anniversary special for Saturday Night Live on NBC...

Legends Brunch brings out New York greats

...Curry is counting on Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson to try and dethrone him next year, too. SUPER SATURDAY: TNT's All-Star Saturday night coverage averaged 6.1 viewers and drew the highest rating ever in New York.The network said...

Changes abundant this year in NASCAR

...promote the series on network and cable outlets.? NBC now will broadcast the second half of the racing season, replacing TNT and ESPN. Fox will continue to carry the first half, and both networks said it would push some of their races onto their cable...

With All-Star in New York a success, NBA would gain if Knicks could get NBA Finals there

...Commissioner Adam Silver."And as a New Yorker, I'm thrilled to hear that," he said.Additionally, the 7.2 overnight rating TNT drew in New York for its All-Star Saturday night coverage was the highest on record for the massive market.So the league...

All-Star Game to bring good basketball back to Big Apple

...weekend is the next chapter."Regardless of what the Knicks or the Nets are doing, the city is the Mecca of basketball," said TNT analyst Kenny Smith, who grew up in Queens before winning two NBA titles in Houston."I think that the city will be excited...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Paths crossed with stars now gone

...Eve at midnight, we sang Auld Lang Syne."It wasn't until the next day I learned the Viet Cong had planted 40 pounds of TNT in the hotel just a few feet from the stage. The bomb was set to go off at midnight. It had been found at 10 p.m."In 1950...

ESPN gears up for final NASCAR race after sport's long run on network

...to expand from its regional roots.Despite years of success, NASCAR will switch to Fox Sports and NBC next year. That means TNT, which ended its broadcast season at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13, and ESPN are done. ESPN's final race is...

TNT hires a pair of Packers as announcers

...the other will be doing NFL games for TNT next season, along with former Packers...because of a back injury. On Tuesday, TNT said it had hired the two ex-Packers to...He has done some guest appearances on the TNT pregame show, "Pro Football Tonight...

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TNT's formula for viewers: Skate & plates

PASADENA, Calif. -- The TNT cable network is making a bid for more...Except for five hours of weekend coverage, TNT's Olympics package runs from 1 p.m...about 45 minutes each weekday afternoon, TNT will present The Cutting Edge, a talk...

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