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Published June 27, 1995
Interbrew S.A. "has abruptly ended exclusive talks to sell Labatt Communications Inc. to a group led by LCI executives" and supported by ESPN and Stephen Bronfman (FINANCIAL POST, 6/27)....Microsoft "has launched a broad attack on the investigation tactics of the U.S. Justice Department's anti-trust division," by accusing it of subjecting the company to a "campaign of harassment" and filing suit in federal court in New York (FINANCIAL TIMES, 6/27)....NBC and Parallel Media Group have announced the formation of NBC Super Sports, which will supply sports programming to the NBC Super Channel in Europe (NBC).... CBS Radio's exclusive coverage of the MLB All-Star Game is expected to reach over 20 million listeners in 300 U.S. markets and around the world. Spanish-language coverage by CBS Americas is expected to reach an additional 20 million in the U.S. and Latin America (CBS Radio Sports)....The second edition of HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" airs Sunday, July 30. Segments will examine the power and influence of agents; Len Dykstra's reservations about the baseball strike; the physical pain of playing in the NFL; and, the career of Howard Cosell (HBO Sports).