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Peter King: No Hard Knocks This Year

Peter King of Sports Illustrated reports on Twitter that HBO will not film Hard Knocks this summer, a victim of the lingering lockout.

“No ‘Hard Knocks’ this year. I repeat: No ‘Hard Knocks.’

The cancellation of the popular training camp documentary series comes on the heels of the NFL’s cancellation of the Hall of Fame game between the Bears and Rams.

Sources on both sides of the labor impasse have said the end of the lockout is imminent, but fine details need to be hammered out before the lockout threatens the first week of preseason games.

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Sugar Bowl Earns 8.4 Overnight Rating

Ohio State’s 31-26 win over Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl earned a 8.4 overnight rating on ESPN, the second-highest overnight rating for college football in the network’s history.

Last night’s overnight is down just three percent (8.7) than last year’s Sugar Bowl between Florida and Cincinnati on New Year’s night. Compared to last year’s Orange Bowl that was played on the equivalent Tuesday night, overnights were up 17 percent (7.2). Read more

FoxSports.com And NESN Enter Digital Partnership

FoxSports.com on MSN and NESN announced on Thursday a new digital content sharing partnership that makes NESN.com the exclusive provider of New England and Boston sports news on FoxSports.com.

As part of the agreement, FoxSports.com will have the right to both publish and directly link to NESN’s spots news content and provide for cross promotional opportunities between the two sites.

“The FOX Sports Local websites are the fastest-growing regional sports websites in the country,” said Mike Hall, NESN’s Director of New Media. “We are proud to join the FOX Sports family of local websites to help extend their reach in the northeast while helping NESN to continue to grow our site as the premier destination for fans of New England sports.”