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 Yankees Likely To Keep Spending Winston News Bumps Ferrell Off "SportsCenter" Texans-Jags Not NFL Network's Ideal Matchup
Published May 11, 1995
The Golf Channel has signed distribution agreements with five new MSOs covering more than three million subscribers nationwide. The new Golf Channel carriers are Adelphia Communications, Marcus Cable, TCA Group, Post-Newsweek Cable, Cable America Inc. (The Golf Channel)....The SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE reports that the ratings for the first three Giants games on KTVU "were excellent." Sunday's 6.3 rating topped the 5.4 average for all weekend day games from last year (S.F. CHRONICLE, 5/11)....Bob Sales was replaced as Sports Editor at the BOSTON HERALD yesterday. His interim successor is Mark Torpey, the assistant sports editor (Jack Craig, BOSTON GLOBE, 5/11)...Microsoft has announced the more than 40 different offerings to be available on Microsoft Network (MSN), the company's online service that will be available on the new version of Windows software debuting in August, Windows 95. In addition to QVC and Home Shopping Network, MSN's partners include New York Times Co.'s sports publications and Starwave, home of ESPNET SportZone (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/11)....This weekend's SITV examines the dilemma facing Cuban baseball players. Cuban 3B Omar Linares tells of being offered $1.5M by the Yankees, but choosing instead to stay with his family (SITV).