ESPN Makes Moves In Tech Department ESPN Viewership Slightly Lower In Q2 Pistons Flagship Dumps Sports Format ESPN Didn't Have Much Say On CWS Finale Start USOC Revokes Media Credentials For FloSports NBC Plans Record Amount Of Olympic TV Spurrier Could Land SEC Net Role Media Notes Buccaneers Ink Deal With Frontier Univision, FS1 Set Records With Copa Finale
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).