ESPN's Jed Drake Talks World Cup Prep Sources: Fox Keeps UEFA Champions League Arum: Pacquiao-Rios Drew 500,000 PPV Buys Filming Underway For HBO's "24/7" College Media Notes Final Ratings: CFB, LPGA, F1 Media Notes Winston News Bumps Ferrell Off "SportsCenter" Texans-Jags Not NFL Network's Ideal Matchup Rick Allen Named NBC's Lead NASCAR Voice
Published May 1, 1995
Sean Connery, Bill Murray and Gary Player have accepted invites to participate in the $1M Lexus Challenge, televised on NBC from Dec. 13-17. They will join Michael Douglas, Clint Eastwood, Sylvester Stallone and Jack Nicholson (Lexus)....Keith Jackson's ad for Miller Lite premiered this weekend. Jackson will donate all proceeds from the ad to a broadcast scholarship program in his name at his alma mater, Washington State (Miller). But in Baltimore, Milton Kent questions the "propriety" of Jackson doing an ad for alcohol (Baltimore SUN, 5/1)....Rupert Murdoch will finance a new weekly national magazine with prominent conservative writers on politics and policy (N.Y. TIMES, 4/30).