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A Dictionary of Sports Studies

Alan Tomlinson

A US national television network broadcaster that has been one of the major investors—along with CBS and NBC—in sports programming in the USA. These three network broadcasters dominated much of the USA's sport coverage into the 1970s and 1980s, aided by a regulatory framework of the Federal Communications Commission. Their rivalry also raised the value of some sports events, most notably the Olympic Games; the broadcasting rights for the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles in ... ...

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