ESPN Begins Laying Off Around 100 Personalities ESPN Cuts Drive Discussion On Twitter Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Up For NBC Sports Media Notes Tirico Replacing Hammond As NBC's Horse Racing Host Report: ESPN Talent Eyes Pay Cut To Avoid Layoffs Stanley Cup Viewership Up On Canadian Outlets Social Studies: Toyota Racing's Jeff O'Keefe NBC's Lead NHL Team Earning Kudos Miami Beach Bowl Moving To Frisco, Texas
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May 31 - Jun 1
Published March 1, 1995
ABC paid $1.2M, beating out CBS, for the World Track and Field Championships August 5-13 in Gothenburg, Sweden. ABC will televise 8 1/2 hours of events and ESPN will air 6 1/2 hours (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 3/1)...."In a bid to improve what they concede is a poor image," cable companies will begin participating today in a program in which they will agree to pay customers $20 if their people do not show up within the scheduled time frame for a service call (WASHINGTON POST, 3/1)....This morning's WALL STREET JOURNAL profiles the CD-ROM publishing industry under the subhead: "Despite CD-ROMs' Boom, Few Titles are Big Hits" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 3/1).