Jeff Gordon Ready For Fox Duties Sounders Announce New TV, Radio Broadcasters The Vertical Differs From Other Branded Sites Former Lakers Too Lenient On Byron Scott? Columnist: Combine Move Just "More PR Spin" Media Notes ESPN, DraftKings End Exclusive Advertising Deal Disney's Iger Argues Again For ESPN Lions Consider Reducing Number Of Suites Fox Sports, Villanova Ink Multimedia Rights Deal
Published October 25, 1995
Terry Bradshaw will host SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's '95 SportsmAn of the Year prime-time special on December 10 on Fox (Fox Sports)....The State Farm Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic will be broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN2 on November 19 from Knoxville, TN. This year's field includes UConn, Louisiana Tech, UVA and Tennessee (State Farm)....Sports Illustrated is launching a series of live online pro football conferences on CompuServ with pro football writer Peter King. King will host the Packers Brett Favre this Thursday at 8:00pm (SI)...Modern Times Group AB, a subsidiary of Swedish media conglomerate Kinnevik, said yesterday it will start a commercial TV channel early next year with sports programming for satellite and cable broadcast in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The channel will be developed in cooperation with Trans World Int'l, the TV arm of IMG. Rights have been secured for European Cup Soccer, Italian Soccer League, Ice Hockey World Championships, the NFL, and U.S. Open tennis (MTG).