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Published August 14, 1995
Princeton Electronic Billboards used its video insertion system for the first time in over-the-air TV during the Parmalat Cup soccer tournament earlier this month. The Parmalat logo was placed in the center circle of kickoffs and after each goal during live broadcasts back to Italy (PEB)....The five-month old PATRIOTS FOOTBALL WEEKLY, published by the team, is now third in the NFL in circulation with 40,000 subscribers. Only the Cowboys and Giants have larger circulations for their weeklies. Also, the team is now on the internet (Will McDonough, BOSTON GLOBE, 8/13)....Sunshine Network and FSU have agreed to a four-year deal to broadcast selected football, basketball, baseball and other varsity sports. The deal will include women's sports programming. Sunshine has broadcast FSU sports since '88 (Sunshine)....CBC "Hockey Night in Canada" Broadcaster Don Cherry will release his first CD-ROM this fall featuring highlights from Cherry's videos and hockey trivia (GLOBE & MAIL, 8/12)....New York's WFAN has extended its contract to broadcast the Jets through the '98 season (N.Y. POST, 8/14)....ESPN2 will broadcast Monica Seles' return to tournament tennis with her first round match at the Canadian Open Tuesday at 7pm EST (ESPN).