NBA Draft Overnight Lowest Since '12 Reviews Continue To Pour In For Simmons' Show ESPN Public Editor Examines Use Of Virtual 3 U.S. Open Four-Day Average Lowest Yet HBO Debuts Bill Simmons' "Any Given Wednesday" Iger Discusses ESPN, Sports-Rights Deals SI Play Portal To Get Early July Relaunch Media Notes Chiefs To Air Preseason Games In St. Louis MSG's Sabres Deal Worth More Than $200M
Published October 18, 1994
Paramount sources have indicated that the company is interested in purchasing Boston station WSBK Channel 38 as an affiliate in its planned fifth network. WSBK carries the Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics, and one "highly placed source" said WSBK's sports programming "won't get in the way -- at least for a few years." WSBK is owned by New World Communications (Jim Baker, BOSTON HERALD, 10/18)....WFCT, Tampa Bay has agreed to televise 12 games of the Lightning's IHL affiliate, the Atlanta Knights (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 10/18)....The Hawks yesterday held tryouts for a new public address announcer (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/17).