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CNN Sports Illustrated (or CNN/SI for short) was a 24-hour venture of CNN or Cable News Network is a cable television network that was founded in 1980 by Ted Turner & Reese Schonfeld [1][2](although he currently is not recognized in CNNs official history). It is a division of the Turner Broadcasting System, owned by Time Warner. CNN is widely... CNN and Sports Illustrated is a popular weekly American sports magazine owned by media giant Time Warner. It has over 3 million subscribers, the third highest magazine circulation in the United States, and is read by 23 million adults each week, including over 18 million men, 19% of the adult males in... Sports Illustrated, launched with much fanfare December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining. Events 627 - Battle of Nineveh 1531 - Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City 1719 - The first U.S. newspaper (the Boston Gazette) is published 1781 - The British... December 12, 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. Events Environmental change The invasive species Asian long-horned beetle is found in New York January 7 - One of the worst blizzards in American history hits eastern... 1996. CNN/SI planned to utilize CNN's and Sports Illustrated's brands and resources to provide a world-class, sports news service


CNN/SI's intentions was to provide the most comprehensive sports news service in television. Based in This article is about the state capital of Georgia. For other things named Atlanta, please see Atlanta (disambiguation). City nickname: The Horizon City, The Capital of the South, The Phoenix City, The City Too Busy to Hate, Hotlanta County Fulton Area  - Total  - Water 343.0 kmĀ² (132.4... Atlanta, CNN/SI had the ability to go live to report and analyze sports news from around the country and around the world.


What led to CNN/SI's demise was that it had the misfortune of being born about the same time as all-sports news rivals ESPN, which stood for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to sports 24 hours a day. It was founded by Scott Rasmussen and his father Bill Rasmussen, and launched on September 7, 1979. Its signature telecast, SportsCenter, debuted with the network and aired its... ESPNews and The Fox Sports Regional Networks, or simply Fox Sports Net, are cable TV networks that were originally owned by separate companies. In addition, Fox Sports Net broadcasts sports news and talk across a range of radio affiliates. The most notable were the SportsChannel networks, which went on the air in... Fox Sports Net's National Sports Report. Though CNN/SI could boast of exclusives such as the tape of Indiana University may refer to: the Indiana University system Indiana University of Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to... Indiana University player Neil Reed appearing to be choked by former coach Robert Montgomery Bobby Knight (born October 25, 1940 in Massillon, Ohio) has become synonymous with the game of basketball at the college level. He began his career as a player at Orrville High School and continued under Hall of Famer Fred Taylor at Ohio State University in 1958. He was... Bob Knight, the channel reached about only 20 million homes, not enough to receive a rating by Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is a U.S. firm, headquartered in New York City, and operating primarily from Oldsmar, FL, which measures media audiences, including television, radio and newspapers. NMR is best-known for the Nielsen Ratings, a measurement of television viewership. NMR began as a division of ACNielsen, a... Nielsen Media Research, which was a killer with sponsors. ESPNews benefited from the leverage ESPN (86.5 million homes) has with cable operators. In contrast, news channel parent CNN didn't have the same clout with cable operators for its all-sports news channel.


In its dying days, CNN/SI added some Drivers practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was cofounded by William France Sr. and Ed Otto in 1948 in the USA. Officially incorporated on February 21, its purpose was to organize and promote the sport of stock car racing. Early History... NASCAR qualifying, Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. Wimbledon, held in June/July, is the third Grand Slam tournament played each year, preceded by the Australian Open and French Open, and followed by the US Open. The tournament (which is the only one... Wimbledon matches and televised the Women's United Soccer Association.


CNN/SI closed its doors on May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). There are 230 days remaining. Events 1514 - Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersens Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest know version of that work. 1525 - The battle of... May 15, 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated: International Year of Ecotourism and Mountains National Science Year in the United Kingdom Autism Awareness Year in the United Kingdom Events January Euro banknotes in circulation throughout the twelve countries of the European Union that... 2002.


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CNN Sports Illustrated - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (342 words)
What led to CNN/SI's demise was that it had the misfortune of being born about the same time as all-sports news rivals ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net's National Sports Report.
Though CNN/SI could boast of exclusives such as the tape of Indiana University player Neil Reed appearing to be choked by former coach Bob Knight, the channel reached about only 20 million homes, not enough to receive a rating by Nielsen Media Research, which was a killer with sponsors.
CNN/SI closed its doors on May 15, 2002.
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