LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid Redskins DC Stadium Could Hinge On Name Change Female Audience Strong For World Cup Tennessee Unveils New Nike Uniforms ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years
Published January 22, 1996
Despite saying he wouldn't return because of a pay cut, Sean McDonough has reached agreement to broadcast Red Sox games next season on WABU-TV. McDonough earned approximately $300,000 last season from WSBK-TV (BOSTON GLOBE, 1/21)....Former A's pitcher Ron Darling will work A's pre-and post-game shows on SportsChannel Pacific this season (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/20)....NBA's "Inside Stuff" featured the new Michael Jordan Nike commercial, which leaves him hanging from a 100 foot basket ("Inside Stuff," 1/20)....Jay Leno announced that the "Tonight Show" will broadcast from Phoenix this week (NBC, 1/19)....NFL Films' show on the Pop Warner title game gets a "thumbs up" from Michael Hiestand. The NBC telecast drew a 2.2 overnight, outdrawing a CBS college hoops doubleheader (USA TODAY, 1/22).....TCI and a group including MCI and News Corp. will "be among the bidders for the last remaining licenses to offer nationwide satellite TV service" (WASHINGTON POST, 1/20).