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Premier League sells majority of British TV rights for $6B

LONDON/February 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News) —  The Premier League has raised more than $6 billion from the sale of the majority of the rights to broadcast matches live in Britain. Sky has four packages of games and BT has just one in the 2019-22 rights cycle. It leaves 40 of the 200 matches up for sale still … Continue reading Premier League sells majority of British TV rights for $6B

Ken Squier becomes 1st broadcaster to make NASCAR Hall

CHARLOTTE, N.C./January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ken Squier has become the first broadcaster to be inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame. Squier worked NASCAR’s flag-to-flag network television debut in the 1979 Daytona 500. He was introduced by Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is transitioning from racing into broadcasting, and inducted by Vermont Gov. Phil Scott. Squier … Continue reading Ken Squier becomes 1st broadcaster to make NASCAR Hall

Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster

WARSAW, Poland /December 13, 2017 (STL.News)-The jury of Poland’s main journalism award has condemned the imposition by a state regulator of a heavy fine on a private American-owned television station for its coverage of 2016 anti-government protests. The jurors of the Grand Press award also called on the regulator, the National Broadcasting Council, known as … Continue reading Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster

Longtime TV Broadcaster John Auble Passed Away

ST. LOUIS, MO/May 16, 2017 (STL.News) Veteran St. Louis news broadcaster John Auble passed away over the weekend. Auble died on Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. Auble worked as an anchor and reporter at KTVI/Fox 2 for 23 years. The station posted this message on its website in response to Auble’s passing: … Continue reading Longtime TV Broadcaster John Auble Passed Away

AP source: Cowboys’ Romo retiring, replacing Simms at CBS

DALLAS (AP)(STL.News) — Tony Romo is retiring and replacing another former quarterback in Phil Simms on the top NFL broadcasting team for CBS after choosing not to chase that elusive Super Bowl with a team other than the Dallas Cowboys. Romo, who will be paired with play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz, considered multiple network offers along … Continue reading AP source: Cowboys’ Romo retiring, replacing Simms at CBS

Sager remembered for love of family, sports, flashy attire

ATLANTA (AP)(STL.News) — Longtime TNT broadcaster Craig Sager was remembered for his love of family, sports and colorful attire at a memorial service Tuesday that produced laughs and tears. Among those attending the service were San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and members of Turner Sports TV family, including Ernie Johnson and Reggie Miller. The … Continue reading Sager remembered for love of family, sports, flashy attire