Topic: Roger Goodell

NFL Sidelines Talk of Expanded Playoff Roster

Commissioner: extra wild card games aren’t in the cards next season

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell this week acknowledged that the NFL would not implement an expanded playoff scheme in time for the 2013-14 campaign. Speaking at the annual NFL owners…

NFL Social Media Sentiment Plummets

Though pro football TV ratings will likely go on as usual

Even though the highly controversial touchdown call on the field was upheld last night at the end of Monday Night Football, social media data today confirms that the National Football…

Touchdown: Time Warner Cable Cuts Deal to Carry NFL Network

Distribution agreement brings league channel to New York, Los Angeles

After an eight-year stalemate that kept the National Football League’s in-house television network grounded in key markets like New York and Los Angeles, Time Warner Cable on Friday agreed to…

Lazarus: NBC Broke Even on Olympics

Long-term impact of London Games yet to be determined

Having tallied up all the advertising dollars that poured into its coffers during the 2012 London Summer Olympics, NBC on Thursday announced it broke even on the Games. Speaking at the…

NFL Network Scores Carriage Deal With Cablevision

Agreement leaves Time Warner Cable as the last major MSO holdout

After years of being all but shut out of the nation’s top market, NFL Network has established a beach head in the greater New York DMA, inking a multi-year agreement…

NFL Network Beefs Up Its 2012 Slate

Expanded Thursday night roster sidelines proposed cable package

The NFL has effectively put the kibosh on a proposed eight-game package of Thursday night games, electing instead to gift a handful of extra contests to its proprietary cable network. Starting…

Moonves, Bewkes Talk Football

Media honchos weigh in on NFL contracts

The National Football League was top of mind during Tuesday’s UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, as incumbent and prospective network partners alike weighed in on the value of allying…

Delay of Game: Time Warner Cable-NFL Network Talks Break Down

Despite optimism, carriage fight unresolved

Despite intensive efforts to broker a carriage agreement, talks between NFL Network and Time Warner Cable have ended without a deal. After having called off any future negotiations, it now…

NFL Network Locks Up Mediacom Carriage

Time Warner Cable, Cablevision last of the big holdouts

With less than three weeks to go before the 2011-12 season kicks off, Mediacom has scored a multiyear affiliate deal with NFL Network. While financial terms were not disclosed, the pact…

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NFL Network in Carriage Talks With Time Warner Cable

Goodell says league wants deal by opening kickoff

After a five-year stalemate that has kept the NFL Network out of millions of Time Warner Cable households, the two combatants are said to be actively pursuing a long-term carriage…