Monthly Archives: June 2007

NHL salary cap rises to $50.3 million next season

Written on June 29, 2007 at 4:21 pm, by

Associated Press The NHL salary cap will rise to $50.3 million per team next season, an increase of $6.3 million from last season, the league and players’ union announced Friday. It’s the second increase under the collective bargaining agreement that ended the yearlong lockout in 2005. The key issue in the lockout that forced the […]  More

Horace Irwin Retires from ViewCast

Written on June 29, 2007 at 3:58 pm, by

ViewCast Corporation, a leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s most advanced media encoding products, today announced the retirement of Horace Irwin, senior vice president of sales and business development at ViewCast as of June 30, 2007. A search for his replacement is in progress. In accordance with new business initiatives, ViewCast is […]  More

WTA Championships Awarded to Doha

Written on June 29, 2007 at 2:19 pm, by

The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour announced that Doha, Qatar, successful host of the 2006 Asian Games, will host the 2008-2010 Sony Ericsson Championships, the most prestigious event on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Under terms of the $42 million, three-year agreement, the Sony Ericsson Championships will feature record prize money of $4.45 million, equal to […]  More

State Farm becomes official sponsor of HR Derby

Written on June 29, 2007 at 1:36 pm, by

Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP) announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement to make State Farm the “Official Insurance Company of Major League Baseball”. The deal includes exclusive category rights and title sponsorships for the State Farm Home Run Derby and the State Farm Mascot Home Run Derby at Major League Baseball All-Star Week. The State Farm […]  More

All-Star Balloting Concludes in Record Fashion; Teams to Be Announced Sunday on TBS

Written on June 29, 2007 at 1:02 pm, by

Fan voting for the 16 elected starters in the 78th All-Star Game, to be played Tuesday, July 10 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, ended last night with the conclusion of the Monster 2007 Online All-Star Ballot on, the official website of Major League Baseball. Spurred by tight races at several positions in each […]  More

Coker takes analyst job with ESPN

Written on June 29, 2007 at 12:44 pm, by

Associated Press Former Miami coach Larry Coker will work as an analyst on select games on ESPNU this fall, the network announced Thursday. Coker spent six seasons with the Hurricanes, going 60-15 and winning the 2001 national championship. He was fired last November, before Miami finished its 2006 campaign with a 7-6 record. This fall […]  More

NFL folds Europe league, to focus on regular-season games abroad

Written on June 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm, by

FRANKFURT, Germany — The NFL folded its development league in Europe after 16 years on Friday, calling the decision a sound business move that will allow for a stronger international focus on regular-season games outside the United States. The announcement came less than a week after the Hamburg Sea Devils beat the Frankfurt Galaxy 37-28 […]  More

TV6, IMC strike deal for FIFA programming

Written on June 29, 2007 at 12:17 pm, by

Trinidad Express CCN TV-6 has an agreement with International Media Content Limited (IMC), parent company of regional sports cable giant SportsMax, for the television broadcast rights to a FIFA football programming package from 2007 through 2014. It includes coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and the 2014 FIFA World Cup and […]  More

For draftees the NBA draft gives a taste of media madness to come

Written on June 29, 2007 at 11:33 am, by

By Dan Cowan and Andrew Lippe Last night over 5,000 NBA fans and media packed the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York for the 2007 NBA Draft. The NBA Draft was broadcast to 200 countries worldwide and broadcasted in over 40 languages, including three oubound channels to China alone. “We started setting […]  More

Panasonic delivers new 7.9-inch HD monitor

Written on June 29, 2007 at 8:16 am, by

Panasonic is delivering its BT-LH80W 16:9 high-definition/standard -definition LCD monitor for studio and field applications. The 7.9” monitor is shipping with an array of available accessories that reinforce its dual role as an HD monitor and widescreen color viewfinder. The BT-LH80W offers high, production-level critical viewing with exceptional color reproduction and gradation, low power consumption […]  More

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