Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Update on The Situation at HBO Sports

As I noted in an earlier statement, this week I was advised by two people who I consider to be reliable and knowledgeable that Ross Levinsohn would succeed Ross Greenburg as President of HBO Sports.  On Friday morning, I communicated that information to Rick Reeno, who posted it on this website.

Thereafter, I learned that Yahoo (Mr. Levinsohn's current employer) had issued a statement in his name and that other people with knowledge of the situation had told third parties that the information that I shared with BoxingScene.com is incorrect.

I have since gone online and read other statements from people who were told by Mr. Levinsohn that he is not leaving Yahoo.  Denials from people within HBO have also been communicated to me. 

I will accept these denials at face value and apologize to anyone (particularly Mr. Levinsohn) who might have been put in an embarrassing situation because of my comments.

-- Thomas Hauser

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by theplayerpimp on 07-16-2011

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;10487929]HBO Sports is losing money left and right cuz they sided with Golden Girls Promotons instead of the top dog Top Rank. Numbers don't lie when GBP last ppv did less than 50k and Pac-Mosley will do 1 mill+ easy.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by eklok on 07-16-2011

SNAP!!!! thats what they get for not securing manny

Comment by Eastbay Giant on 07-16-2011

Look @ all the ass kissers in this thread...:nonono: Pathetic [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=492772[/url]

Comment by Rocky Rode on 05-07-2011

[QUOTE=Kevin Malone;10489199]To be 100% honest while I think that would suck in the short term, for the long term health of the sport it would be a huge boost. I could see purses declining, promoters actually having to promote, and…

Comment by MARKBNLV on 05-07-2011

His special are fcking great,matchmaking not so much they need to steal showtimes matchmaker.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (18)
Top Headlines SHO's Espinoza: All Early Bets on McGregor To Beat Mayweather De La Hoya: Canelo-Golovkin Winner is No. 1 Pound-for-Pound Hopkins: Kovalev Stoppage Was Legit, Ward Wore Him Down George Groves Daring Zeuge To Enter World Boxing Super Series Fenech Backs Horn To Shock Pacquiao in History Making Fight Skoglund, Nielsen Brothers Could Be in Line For WBSS Tourney Wilder's Manager: We Want To Have All The Titles in 12 Months Gomera, Lee Make Weight For WBA Asia Title Bout in South Korea Video: Bernard Hopkins Talks Ward-Kovalev, Canelo-GGG Tony Weeks Owes Apologies to Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward Photos: Canelo, Golovkin - Go Face To Face in Los Angeles! Davis vs. Salido Being Eyed For Mayweather-McGregor PPV? Canelo: The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Will Hurt Boxing A lot Alimento Makes 30-day Mandatory Weight for WBC Regional Mayweather-McGregor: A Look Back at The Verbal Sparring Jennings: Joshua Should Jump Right on Klitschko in Rematch Canelo Admits He is "Obsessed" With Giving GGG His First Loss Oscar Valdez: I'm Not Afraid To Risk Record, I Want Gary Russell Jr. DiBella on Mayweather-McGregor: De La Hoya - Shut The F*** Up! Wilder's Manager Likes Idea of Return on Mayweather-McGregor Roach: Pacquiao Lost A lot of His Crowd Due To Lack of Knockouts Dmitry Bivol To Take Some Time Off, Return Planned For The Fall Canelo Paying No Mind to Being Underdog Against Golovkin Photos: Sammy Valentin Putting in Work For Giovani Santillan Boxer Killed By Masked Gunmen After Leaving Gym in Mexico City Ellerbe: Fight is 50-50, But Broner Needs A-Game To Beat Garcia Deontay Wilder Erupts, Tears Apart Hearn and Whyte Over Offer Hughie Fury To Stay Busy With July 8 Return at Copper Box Abel Sanchez Says Kovalev is Stubborn, Was Difficult To Train Golovkin: If I Finished Jacobs, Probably Don't Have Canelo Fight Now That Mayweather is Active Again, Canelo Wants a Rematch Flanagan vs. Verdejo With Tentative Date of September 16 Kautondokwa Is Eager to Face Billy Joe Saunders in September Inquest Finds That Davey Browne's Death Was Preventable Eubank Sr: I Know How To Beat Mayweather, I May Tell McGregor! Canelo Aims To Do a Real Number on GGG: No Rematch Needed Boxing: Not Dying. Again. Mikkel Kessler To Pass on WBSS Wild Card, Eyes Fall Ring Return De La Hoya Not Happy With "Disrespectful" Dana White Over Date Taking a Look at Some of Boxing's Greatest Upsets
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement