SBD/13/Sports Media

MEDIA NOTES

     Mutual Sports Dir Larry Michael says the radio network
landed rights to the '96 Olympics (USA TODAY, 10/13).... Times
Mirror Co. said it settled "extensive shareholder litigation that
threatened to block" the pending $2.3B sale of its cable-TV
operation to Cox Enterprises (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 10/13)....Web
Broadcasting Systems, Inc., in conjunction with SportsTicker, has
announced the creation of Web SportsNet, a national videotex and
graphics sports news and info service for arenas, stadiums and
their luxury boxes, hotels, race tracks and casinos
(SPORTSTICKER).... Sammons Communications Inc., a closely held
cable-TV operator serving 1.1M subscribers, said it is seeking a
buyer for its cable systems.  A sale of Sammons could approach
$2B (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 10/13).
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