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Published December 2, 1994
The Bristol, CT, city planning commission has granted approval to ESPN's plans to add 21,000 square feet to its main broadcast building. ESPN is also finalizing plans for a new 69,000 square foot building that would be connected to the network's administrative HQs by a skywalk (HARTFORD COURANT, 12/1)....Miami's WSVN-TV became the first Fox affiliate in the country to win a prime-time sweeps race (MIAMI HERALD, 12/1)....Notes from USA TODAY's Michael Hiestand: Fox has offered Jimmy Johnson a contract extension past 1995. Johnson said he will decide before the Super Bowl on staying in the studio or returning to coaching. Injured driver Ernie Irvan will be a TBS analyst for five NASCAR races starting March 5 (USA TODAY, 12/2).