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IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE ... AN AUDIT?
Published December 22, 1995
ABC Sports is conducting an audit into the finances of The Baseball Network, according to the N.Y. TIMES. The Baseball Network, a partnership between ABC, NBC and MLB that ended at the end of this season. ABC Sports spokesperson Mark Mandel: "When a business dissolves, it's prudent to do an audit." As TBN's "term came to an end at the World Series, relations between TBN President Ken Schanzer and ABC Sports President Dennis Swanson "turned decidedly sour." Schanzer has since joined NBC, which has "not joined ABC in the audit." NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol said he was "surprised by ABC's move" (N.Y. TIMES, 12/22).