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Published November 3, 1994
The WALL STREET JOURNAL is set to launch a weekend sports section. One source at the JOURNAL: "Let's face it, sports is really just a business these days" (Neal Travis, N.Y. POST, 11/3)....La Cadena Deportiva Prime Ticket has signed a five-year agreement with New Forever, Corp. to televise eight tournaments and more than 1,000 league matches from Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador and Peru in the U.S. (Prime Ticket)....Midwest Sports Channel has signed an agreement to air a minimum of 38 CBA games during the '94-'95 season (GOULD MEDIA, 11/2)....Fox gained another large market over NBC when the NFL placed Carolina in Fox's NFC West and Jacksonville in the NBC's AFC Central. Charlotte is the No. 28 media market, while Jacksonville is No. 55 (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 11/3)....ESPN's Bob Ley received the Sports Journalism Award for Sports Media as host of ESPN's "Outside the Lines" at the Northeastern Univ. Sports and Society Hall of Fame dinner (Mult., 11/3).