NFL Reluctant On Long-Term "TNF" Deal Fox Execs Impressed With FS1 Progress Schilling Bumped From "Sunday Night Baseball" NESN Sees Backlash From Orsillo Decision USOC Launching Third Team USA App Jose Bautista Refuses Sportsnet Interviews O'Brien's Softer Side Highlighted In "Hard Knocks" Joe Buck Gets New DirecTV Q&A Show Media Notes Sources: Whitlock Could Leave ESPN
Published December 20, 1994
HBO's Ross Greenburg says that "HBO and NBC put in final offers last Friday for Wimbledon." The bid was five years for a combined $125M-plus (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 12/20)....News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch is negotiating to become an equity investor in SW Networks, a "fledgling radio-syndication business jointly" owned by Sony and Time Warner (W.S. JOURNAL, 12/20)....GOLF ILLUSTRATED "will arise from the dead once again next April," as another new magazine bearing the title will be launched by publishers NatCom Inc. Magazines bearing the name GOLF ILLUSTRATED have failed twice (COWLES BUSINESS MEDIA, 12/19)....TV GUIDE will run regional covers in their upcoming college football preview editions (INSIDE MEDIA, 12/14 issue).