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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, ESPN television broadcasters prepare to cover a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox from the top of the Green Monster at Fenway Park, moments before the game, in Boston. ESPN plans to announce it will move up the starting time of the nationally televised game by one hour, with the first pitch planned for shortly after 7 p.m. EDT. The network intends to make the announcement on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at the winter meetings, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the announcement had not yet been made. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
December 09, 2018 - 9:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baseball players may get a little more sleep when traveling after Sunday night games next year. ESPN plans to announce it will move up the starting time of the nationally televised game by one hour, with the first pitch planned for shortly after 7 p.m. EDT. The network intends to...
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November 25, 2018 - 1:57 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Unbeaten Dmitry Bivol retained his light heavyweight championship Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over former champion Jean Pascal. The Russian won by scores of 119-109 on two cards and 117-111 on the third in the bout at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino'...
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Phil Mickelson celebrates after sinking a put to defeat Tiger Woods at a playoff hole in a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Phil Mickelson birdied the fourth playoff hole to beat Tiger Woods in their $9 million made-for-TV match Friday in Las Vegas. Mickelson made a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf Club finished in the dark with lights set up around the hole...
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November 12, 2018 - 8:38 pm
New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback will host "Million Dollar Mile," a 10-episode high-stakes physical competition show on CBS. Contestants will have a chance to win $1 million every time they run the Million...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) in action during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland. After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains. Three of the league’s television partners have shown increases after the first nine week of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
November 09, 2018 - 6:41 pm
After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains. Three of the league's television partners have shown increases after the first nine weeks of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016. "I'm...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, celebrates his touchdown pass to wide receiver Josh Gordon, right, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 06, 2018 - 6:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While political battles raged, viewers overwhelmingly cast their TV votes for football. Eight of the 10 most popular telecasts last week were NFL and college games or related programs, according to Nielsen ratings released Tuesday. NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Green Bay-New...
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, shakes hands with LSU head coach Ed Orgeron after their NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Alabama won 29-0. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
November 04, 2018 - 12:42 pm
CBS says Alabama-LSU in prime time Saturday drew the best overnight television rating for any college football game this season. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's 29-0 victory against the Tigers, who came into the game ranked No. 4 in the AP Top 25, earned a 6.7 rating. That was up 81 percent from last...
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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 30, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a great World Series for Boston, but not necessarily for Fox. The Red Sox' five-game victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14.1 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That's sharply down from the 2017 Fall Classic, which averaged 18.9 million viewers for the...
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From left, Boston Red Sox's David Price, catcher Christian Vazquez and Chris Sale celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
October 30, 2018 - 9:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston's five-game World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14,125,000 viewers on Fox, down 25 percent from last year and the fourth-lowest ever. The Series featuring a pair of large-market teams averaged an 8.3 rating and 17 share, Nielsen said Tuesday. That was...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, former Tottenham player and manager Glen Hoddle walks on the pitch during the last match to be played at the ground at White Hart Lane stadium in London. Former England manager and soccer great Glenn Hoddle fell "seriously ill" on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 while preparing for a stint as a TV soccer pundit and was taken to the hospital. "Our friend and colleague Glenn Hoddle was taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning," presenter Jake Humphrey said. "Every one of us is right with you Glenn, sending love and strength." (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
October 27, 2018 - 11:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Soccer great Glenn Hoddle was taken to the hospital on his 61st birthday after the former England player and manager fell "seriously ill" in a TV studio on Saturday. "Our friend and colleague Glenn Hoddle was taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning," presenter Jake...
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