Dish Adds Sporting News TV


Sporting News TV has been added to EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network’s interactive-TV lineup.

The network covers headline news, scores, standings and statistics for seven sports: the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing and NCAA football and basketball.

“Sporting News combines Dish Network interactive channels -- ‘My Scores,’ ‘Baseball,’ ‘Pro Football,’ ‘College Football’ and ‘College Hoops’ -- into one convenient stop for all of your sporting needs," Dish vice president of programming Susan Arnold said in a prepared statement. ( VP and general manager Jason Kint added, “For over 120 years, passionate sports fans have grown to trust the experts of Sporting News Radio, magazine and online. We are excited to bring the unique, in-depth opinions of Sporting News to Dish Network customers.”