Sources: Rays' Frankel Bidding On Hawks USA Today SMG Teams With IndyCar Olympic Channel Aimed At Young People In The Works Heat Could Face Steeper Rent For Adjacent Lot Gymnastics A Boon For Pac-12 Networks Seattle Mayor Ready To Fast-Track Arena Media Notes City Pushes NBA Kings For Redevelopment Plan Warriors' Lacob In It For The Long Haul Chicago Subchannel Becoming Hub For Local Sports
Upcoming Conferences and Events
Published February 24, 1995
Discounting NBC's first NBA telecast on Christmas Night, ratings for NBA games are up 3% over last year's numbers. Including the Christmas Night game, ratings are down 13% overall (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 2/24)....The Univ. of Maryland announced a 4-year deal with Learfield Communications for radio rights to its football and basketball broadcasts, worth $900,000 over the length of the deal (Baltimore SUN, 2/24)....WB network programming on Chicago's WGN was delayed by a day once in January because of a prior commitment to the Bulls. The delay came despite WB management's emphasis on keeping a regular schedule to establish viewing habits (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 2/20).... TNT's Craig Sager is doing a "Day in the Life" segment on Grizzlies' VP of Basketball Ops/GM Stu Jackson. The segment will air on an upcoming TNT broadcast (Grizzlies).