Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NHL Rangers' Sather Passes GM Torch To Gorton Female Audience Strong For World Cup ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports U.S.-Germany Sets Fox Soccer Record Bettman, Coyotes Deny N.Y. Post Report Media Notes Hurricanes' Karmanos Elected To Hockey HOF
Published April 25, 1995
CBS is changing the name of "Eye on Sports" to "The CBS Sports Show" (N.Y. TIMES, 4/25)....HBO Sports President Seth Abraham said despite George Foreman's controversial decision over Axel Schulz, they have experienced "no drop-off in our interest in George." In fact, expect Foreman to fight again July 22 from Germany with Schulz featured in a separate bout (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 4/25). Tonight's USA Network boxing coverage will feature a 900 number for opinions on Foreman-Schulz (USA TODAY, 4/25)....In Philadelphia, Mike Bruton notes that the "NHL on Fox" is getting a "tremendous response" in St. Louis, Detroit and Philadelphia (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 4/25)....Wayne Huizenga and Liberty Sports have invested in the Classic Sports Network, the cable service debuts on May 6 (N.Y. TIMES, 4/25).