Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Andy Murray’s Wimbledon Win Nets Huge Ratings

Britain awoke to a new era on Monday, into a world in which the tennis-loving public finally has its own Wimbledon champion once again. “After 77 years, the wait is over,” headlined the Daily Telegraph, a day after Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the men’s title at the All England […]

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Could An ESPN Super Bowl Be In The Future?

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – When ESPN announced its new “Monday Night Football” deal with the NFL Thursday, it locked up one of the marquee franchises in not just sports, but all of broadcasting, for another eight years. The deal is but the latest step in what Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller, […]

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ESPN Acquires Wimbledon U.S. TV Rights For 12 Years

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap) – ESPN has acquired the exclusive U.S. television rights for Wimbledon for the next 12 years, ending 43 years of NBC airing the Grand Slam tournament. ESPN announced Tuesday that the All England Club, which presents the tournament, had granted it the rights. The network promised in a statement […]

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Longest Match Record Smashed at Wimbledon

BY: Robin Millard AP Tennis Writer UPDATE: John Isner has won the longest tennis match on record by beating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set at Wimbledon. Picking up at 59-59 in the fifth set Thursday, the match continued on serve with no break points until the American hit a backhand passing shot to […]

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