ESPN's Jed Drake Talks World Cup Prep Sources: Fox Keeps UEFA Champions League Rooftop Signs Are Sticking Point In Vikings Project Is Angelos Becoming More Hands-On? 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 NBA Mexico City Game Cancelled
Published June 28, 1995
"Talks on the sale of Labatt's broadcasting assets," which include The Sports Network, have "broken down" (FINANCIAL TIMES, 6/28). But the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL reports that new bids are expected to be taken by Interbrew SA in one to two weeks (GLOBE & MAIL, 6/28)....ESPN is expected to announce today that Sterlng Sharpe will succeed Phil Simms as NFL studio analyst (BOSTON HERALD, 6/28).... The first pick in tonight's NBA Draft will meet with Warriors management and Bay Area news media using AT&T's VISTIUM desktop video conferencing system (NBA)....Home Team Sports and America Online drew over 2,000 questions from 150-325 viewers/subscribers in a live online forum during HTS's telecast of Saturday's Orioles/Red Sox game (HTS)....The lawsuit the NFL filed against three Atlanta bars for illegally showing games from "NFL Sunday Ticket" was settled on Monday, with each bar making cash payments to the league and accepting a permanent injunction against future unauthorized telecasts (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/27).