ESPN's Jed Drake Talks World Cup Prep Sources: Fox Keeps UEFA Champions League Arum: Pacquiao-Rios Drew 500,000 PPV Buys Filming Underway For HBO's "24/7" College Media Notes Final Ratings: CFB, LPGA, F1 Media Notes Winston News Bumps Ferrell Off "SportsCenter" Texans-Jags Not NFL Network's Ideal Matchup Rob Ford Shows Up On DC Sports Talk Station
Published October 25, 1994
In this week's AD AGE, a list of 100 top grossing magazines includes Sports Illustrated (4), Golf Digest (33), Golf Magazine (59) and Sporting News (86) (AD AGE, 10/24 issue)....WMAR-TV Channel 2 in Baltimore has decided to air the Baltimore CFL's last regular season game on November 5 in an effort "to make the station more attractive to football advertisers next fall" (Baltimore SUN, 10/25). ....In New York, Bob Raissman writes that ESPN and Fox both exercised a "double standard" over the report of Raiders coach Art Shell calling QB Jeff Hostetler a "white so- and-so." ESPN "soft-sold" Chris Mortenson's report and Fox "buried its head in the sand" by choosing to ignore it altogether (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/25)....SportsChannel New York has acquired the rights to televise the Japanese World Series. The games will be broadcast on a tape-delayed basis starting October 30. Announcers Ken Harrelson and Tom Paciorek will provide voice- overs (SportsChannel NY).